The .ph country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) is an extension that represents Philippines. The information below applies to the following country-code second-level domain names (ccSLDs) that we offer at this time:
Domain names can be up to 63 characters, with a minimum of three characters, and can contain letters (a to z), numbers (0 to 9), and hyphens (except at the beginning or end of the domain name). You cannot register domain names with special characters such as & and #.
|Who can register?||Anyone|
|Registration length||1, 2, 5, & 10 years|
|Renewal length||1, 2, 5, & 10 years|
|Renewal restrictions||Details below1|
|Nameserver requirements||Details below2|
|Transfers to GoWebsite||Not supported|
|Transfers away||Supported (details below)3|
|Private registration||Not supported|
|Protected registration||Not supported|
|Expiration/redemption||Please contact customer support|
|Refund policy||See below5|
|Registry||dotPH Domains Inc.|
1 Renewal restrictions
Auto-renewal is attempted one day prior to the domain name's expiration date. If the renewal attempt fails, we re-attempt renewal 5 days later and again 12 days after that.
If we cannot auto-renew the domain name and you do not manually renew it by the 25th day after the expiration date, it must be redeemed. There might be a fee for the redemption. Your domain name will be deleted and removed from your account if not renewed by the 59th day following expiration.
2 Nameserver requirements
|Minimum # of nameservers||2|
|Maximum # of nameservers||3|
NS updates can take up to 5 days to complete.
3 Transfers away requirements
To transfer the domain, you will need to submit the request through your account at the dotPH Registry.
4 Contact updates requirements
If you want to update the Registrant Name or Company, you must do so through dotPH. You can update all other contact information through your GoWebsite account.
5 Refund policy
For details on refunds, please visit GoWebsite's Refund Policy page and look under BOTH of the following categories: