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About .co Domain Names

The .co country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) is an extension that represents Colombia. The information below also applies to the following country-code second-level domain names (ccSLDs):

  • .com.co — Intended for commercial entities
  • .net.co — Intended for network infrastructures, such as Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
  • .nom.co — Intended for private individuals
Features Availability
Who can register .co domains? Anyone
Domain name restrictions
  • 3-63 characters in length
  • No consecutive hyphens, except in IDNs
Registration length 1-5 years
Renewal length 1-5 years
Renewal restrictions Details below1
Nameserver requirements Details below2
DNSSEC Supported
Transfers to GoWebsite Supported (Details below)3
Transfers away Supported
Private registration Supported
Protected Registration Supported
Backorders Supported
Bulk Registration Supported
Account change Supported
Contact updates Supported
IDNs Spanish
Expiration/redemption Please contact customer support
Refund policy Details below4
Registry .CO Internet SAS


1 Renewal Restrictions

You must renew your .co domain name by its expiration date.

If you set your domain name to auto-renew, we make the first renewal attempt on the morning of the day your .co domain name expires. If the renewal attempt fails, we re-attempt renewal five days after the expiration date. If the second renewal attempt fails, we make a final auto-renewal attempt 12 days after the expiration date.

For example: Your .co domain name expires on July 19. If you did not set the domain name to auto-renew, you can renew it manually by July 19. For automatic renewals, we attempt to renew the domain name on July 19, July 24, and July 31.

If we cannot auto-renew the domain name and you did not manually renew it by its expiration date, you can attempt to recover it, and there might be a fee to do so. See Recovering Expired Domain Names for more information.

.CO Internet SAS parks your domain name five days after expiration if you do not renew or recover it.

If you are unable to recover the domain name, we can attempt to redeem it for you, but there is a fee for the redemption. Contact our technical support team for assistance.

For information about updating your payment information, see Designating an Alternate Payment Method.

For information about manually renewing your domain name or setting it to auto-renew, see Manual renewal.

2 Nameserver Requirements

Foreign nameservers must be registered with .CO Internet SAS. If you register at GoWebsite, we will register the foreign nameservers for you when you change your domain name's nameservers.

3 Transfers-In Requirements

At the time of a domain transfer to GoWebsite, only a 1-year renewal can be added, but additional years can be added once the domain is in a GoWebsite account.

4 Refund Requirements

For details on refunds, please see either the Domain Name Registrations/Renewals section under Products with Special Refund Terms, or the Products Not Eligible for Refunds section on GoDaddy's Refund Policy page.

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