.IS

.IS is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the country of Iceland.
Highly popular in Iceland, the intended use of the domain is for individuals and commercial entities associated with the country of Iceland.

TLD specific

Nameserver requirements

Nameservers must meet following requirements in order to be used for .is domains: 
https://www.isnic.is/en/host/req 

It can be tested for correct configuration here: 
https://www.isnic.is/en/host/test



Registry

TLD

.is

Registry

.IS REGISTRY

Dispute Policy

Rules

Registrar

1api GmbH

WHOIS-Server

www.isnic.is/en/whois

WHOIS-Update

Real-Time

Min. Characters

2

Max. Characters

59

Character Set
  • Letters and numbers
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD
  • IDN: not allowed
Limitations
  • Registrant Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Admin Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Tech Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Billing Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
IDN capable

YES

Restore capable

No

Handle Updates

Unsupported

Registration System

Real-Time

Allowed number of NS

2 to 4

Host IP-Addresses Type

IPv4 / IPv6

Hosts managed as

Object

SEC DNS Interface

not available

Transferclass

Push

Transfer Authcode required

No

Transfer Real-Time

Yes

Transfer Lock

No

Transfer Confirmation (Request / Approve)

- / NONE

Owner Change by

Update

 

Periods

Registration Periods

1 year

Add Grace Period

0 days

Accounting Period

-1 week

Finalization Period

-1 day

Failure Period

59 days

Payment Period

-61 days

Deletion Restorable Period

0 days

Deletion Hold Period

0 days

Explicit Renewals

Yes

Renewal Periods

1 year

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