3.9. Domain life cycle

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at an increased cost"|A PD-->|Liberation|F

Domain available for order and registration all comers.

Domain ordered, but payment for it has not been received yet.

During this period you need pay order.

Duration: 1—5 minutes, extremely rarely — within a day (.UA domains — 1—3 working days, extremely rarely — up to 14 days).

The domain is paid and registered. Note If a mistake was made in the name of an international or thematic domain, within 3 days you can apply for deregistration. For Ukrainian domains, this option is not available.

After registration, the domain will start working within 1-24 hours. More details with the cache update procedure DNS can be found here.

Duration: 1-10 years.

The domain is registered and working.

During this period can:

  • Full use of the domain.
  • Prolong domain.

Duration: up to 27-44 days (depending on the zone).

This period is not available in all areas.

The paid domain has expired. The domain has been deactivated and suspended.

During this period can pay for renewal domain or temporarily enableto restart it completely.

Duration: up to 30-180 days (depending on the zone).

This period is not available in all areas.

Validity Hold expired, but payment for the domain never arrived. Domain goes to redemptionPeriod.

During this period you can still to resume the operation of the domain, however, the cost will already be 5-15 times higher than the cost of a regular renewal.

Duration: 5-6 days.

This period is not available in all areas.

Validity periods Hold and Redemption Period expired, but payment for the domain never arrived. The domain is removed from the registry and control panel.

During this period, resume the operation of the domain already impossible. Once the deletion is complete, the domain will become free - you can order it and register at the regular price.