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About .GIFT Domain Names

Finding the precise right gift can be a frustrating endeavor for anyone, but with a .gift domain name, the activity can be far more enjoyable. A .gift domain can help retailers and consumers alike customize the process so that everyone is happy for every occasion.

General Availability

Beginning October 21, 2014, at 18:00 UTC, customers can register .gift domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bulk .gift registration is supported during General Availability.

Registration Information

For up-to-date information on .gift, click here.

Who can register .gift domain names?

Anyone can register .gift domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.

These domain names can have up to 63 characters, with a minimum of one character, and can contain letters (a to z), numbers (0 to 9), and hyphens (except as the first or last characters of the domain name). You cannot register domain names with special characters such as & and #. IDNs (Internationalized Domain Names) in the following languages are supported: Cyrillic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Which registry controls .gift domain names?

Uniregistry manages and supports the .gift domain extension.

For how long can I register .gift domain names?

You can register a .gift domain name for a minimum of one year and a maximum of 10 years.

When do .gift domain names renew?

We'll attempt to auto-renew your .gift domain name on its expiration date. We will park .gift domain names after the first failed billing attempt. If the domain name isn't renewed within 40 days following expiration, the domain name will be cancelled and removed from your account.

Can I transfer .gift domain names to my account with you?

Yes. See Transfer domain names to GoWebsite for details on the transfer process.

Can I transfer .gift domain names from you to another registrar?

Yes. See Transferring Domain Names to Another Registrar for details on the transfer process for these domain names.

Can I add privacy and protection to .gift domain names?

Yes. Both Private Registration and Protected Registration are available for .gift domain names.

Can I backorder .gift domain names?

No. We currently do not support that backorder of .gift domain names.

Can I move .gift domain names to another account with you?

Yes. See Move a domain to another GoWebsite account to start the account move process.

Can I update the contact information for .gift domain names?

Yes. See Change contact information for details on making these changes.

Are there DNS requirements for my .gift domain names?

Two nameservers are required for .gift domain to resolve, and a maximum of 13 nameservers is allowed. DNSSEC, IPv4 and IPv6 are supported.

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