.SC Domain Name Rules/Requirements

Domain Name related Rules

Common Domain Name Rules (Anchor: common)

Domain Name Registration (Anchor: reg)

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

  • A .SC domain name has a 4 day Money Back Grace Period.

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

    Additional Information

    Bulk Registration

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

  • Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) are supported under .SC domain names.

Domain Name Renewal (Anchor: ren)

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

  • Upon Expiry of a .SC 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 .SC domain name is not Renewed until 5 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 .SC domain name, the domain name gets renewed by 1 year.

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

  • All .SC 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.

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

    Additional Information

    Bulk Transfer

Contact Details related Rules (Anchor: contact)

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

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

    .SC domain names use the following 4 Contacts:

    • Registrant Contact

    • Administrative Contact

    • Technical Contact

    • Billing Contact

  • .SC Contacts do not support accented characters.

  • .SC domain names support Domain Pal's Privacy Protection feature.

    Additional Information

    What is Privacy Protection?

  • The Bulk Modify and Bulk Privacy Protection features are available for .SC domain names.

    Additional Information

    Bulk Modify

    Bulk Privacy Protection

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

  • Each .SC 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 .SC domain name.