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.TO

.TO is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) of the island kingdom of Tonga. The .TO ccTLD is administered by the Tonga Network Information Center (Tonic).

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Introduced 1989
Country Tonga
Registry TONIC
IDN Capable yes
Webpage Register .TO

Contents


Registry

TLD

.to

Registry

TONIC

Dispute Policy

Rules

Registrar

1api GmbH

WHOIS-Server

whois.tonic.to

WHOIS-Update

6 hours

Min. Characters

1

Max. Characters

63

Character Set
  • Letters and numbers
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD
  • IDN: allowed
Limitations
  • Registrant Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Admin Contacts: Required: 0 / Maximum: 1
  • Tech Contacts: Required: 0 / Maximum: 1
  • Billing Contacts: Required: 0 / Maximum: 1

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IDN capable

Yes

Restore capable

No

Handle Updates

Unsupported

Registration System

Real-Time

Allowed number of NS

0 to 4

Registry Nameservercheck

No

Host IP-Addresses Type

IPv4

Hosts managed as

Attribute

Root Nameserver Update

6 hours

SEC DNS Interface

not available

Transferclass

Pull

Transfer Periods

1Y

Transfer Authcode required

Yes

Transfer Real-Time

Yes

Transfer Lock

No

Transfer Confirmation (Request / Approve)

- / -

Owner Change by

Trade

Trade Periods

1Y


Periods

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Registration Periods

1-3 years / 5 years / 10 years

Add Grace Period

0 days

Accounting Period

-5 days

Finalization Period

1 day

Failure Period

25 days

Payment Period

-61 days

Deletion Restorable Period

0 days

Deletion Hold Period

0 days

Explicit Renewals

Yes

Renewal Periods

1-3 years / 5 years / 10 years


API

Domain Registration

Domains can be registered in Real-Time with the API AddDomain command.

command = AddDomain
domain  = (DOMAIN)

REQUIRED

ownercontact0 = (CONTACT)
admincontact0 = (CONTACT)
techcontact0 = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0 = (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 = (NAMESERVER)

OPTIONAL

auth = (TEXT) | (NULL)
period = (PERIOD)
transferlock = 0 | 1 | (NULL)

Domain Transfer

The transfer has to be initiated by the gaining registrar and can be requested with the API TransferDomain command.
A valid Authorization Code must be provided to initiate a transfer successfully. You may obtain the authorization code from the losing registrar.
Domain transfers are processed in Real-Time.

command = TransferDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)

REQUIRED

ownercontact0 = (CONTACT)
auth = <TEXT>
X-TO-CUSTOMER-HANDLE = <TEXT>

OPTIONAL

admincontact0 = (CONTACT)
techcontact0 = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
subuser = <TEXT> | <NULL>
period = <PERIOD>
transferlock = 0 | 1 | <NULL>

Delete Domain

Domains can be deleted with the API DeleteDomain command.
There is no Deletion Restorable Period and no Deletion Hold Period. Deleted domain names will be available for new registrations immediately.

command = DeleteDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)

Restore Domain

Currently not available.

Ownerchange

Currently not available.

TLD specific

Transfer

In order to transfer a .TO domain, it is required to provide the contact information of the registrant. As authorization code, the Master Password of the .TO domain needs to be submitted. Also the Customer Handle of the .TO domain needs to be provided in the field X-TO-CUSTOMER-HANDLE. Both may be obtained from the losing registrar.

command = TransferDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)
ownercontact0 = (CONTACT)
auth = <master password>
X-TO-CUSTOMER-HANDLE = <customer handle>

Addons

RegistrarOC

No special procedures.