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.PRO TLD

.PRO Unavailability Notice: January 30, 2016

The .PRO Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Saturday, 30th January 2016 UTC

Time: 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM (1600 hrs - 2000 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 4 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .PRO
domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to
get in touch with our Support Team at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.PRO Unavailability Notice: July 31, 2014

The .PRO Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 UTC

Time: 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM (1500 hrs - 1900 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 4 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .PRO
domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to
get in touch with our Support Team
at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.PRO Unavailability Notice: May 24, 2014

The .PRO Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014 UTC

Time: 04:00 AM - 10:00 AM (0400 hrs - 1000 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 6 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .PRO
domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to
get in touch with our Support Team
at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.PRO Unavailability Notice:October 30, 2013

The .PRO Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Time: 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM (1500 hrs - 1700 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 2 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .XXX
domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to
get in touch with our Support Team
at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.PRO Domain Name Rules/Requirements

Domain Name related Rules

Common Domain Name Rules (Anchor: common)

Domain Name Registration (Anchor: reg)

  • A .PRO domain name may be Registered for 1 to 10 years.

  • A .PRO domain name has a day Money Back Grace Period.

  • The Bulk Registration feature is available for .PRO domain names.

    Additional Information

    Bulk Registration

  • Upon Registering a .PRO domain name, you may not Transfer-Away from , until 60 days.

  • .PRO domain names do not support Internationalized Domain Names (IDN).

Domain Name Renewal (Anchor: ren)

  • A .PRO domain name may be Renewed for 1 to 10 years.

  • Upon Expiry of a .PRO domain name:

    • any service such as email, website, etc., configured for this domain name would stop functioning, until the domain name is Renewed.

    • if the .PRO domain name is not Renewed until days, the domain name would get Deleted and would
      slip into Redemption Grace Period.

      Additional Information

      What is Redemption Grace Period?

Domain Name Transfer (Anchor: trf)

  • Upon Transferring a .PRO domain name, the domain name gets renewed by 1 year.

  • .PRO domain names have a 60-Day Transfer Lock placed on them, after they are Transferred.

  • All .PRO domain names have a Domain (Transfer) Secret Key/Authorization Code.

    The length of a Domain (Transfer) Secret Key/Authorization Code may vary between 6 to 16 characters.

  • Upon placing a Transfer request for your .PRO domain name with , we would validate your Domain (Transfer) Secret
    Key/Authorization Code with the .PRO Registry. Once confirmed, we will email the Admin Contact listed in the Whois of the domain name. The Admin Contact must
    click the approval link to confirm the Transfer. If the approval link is not clicked within 5 days, the domain name will continue being registered with the current
    Registrar.

  • The Bulk Transfer feature is available for .PRO domain names.

    Additional Information

    Bulk Transfer

Contact Details related Rules (Anchor: contact)

  • .PRO domain names are available for registration to any individual.

  • .PRO domain names use the General Contact database in the system.

    .PRO domain names use the following 4 Contacts:

    • Registrant Contact

    • Administrative Contact

    • Technical Contact

    • Billing Contact

  • .PRO Contacts do not support accented characters.

  • .PRO domain names do not support 's Privacy Protection feature.

    Additional Information

    What is Privacy Protection?

  • The Bulk Modify feature is available for .PRO domain names, while Bulk Privacy Protection is not supported.

    Additional Information

    Bulk Modify

    Bulk Privacy Protection

Name Servers and Child Name Servers related Rules (Anchor: ns)

  • Each .PRO domain name needs to have at least 2 Name Servers and may have upto 13 Name Servers.

  • There is no limitation on the number of Child Name Servers you may create.

  • You may associate upto 13 IP Addresses per Child Name Server.

  • You may associate IPv6 Address in Child Name Servers.

  • You may modify both Name Servers as well as any Child Name Servers associated with your .PRO domain name.