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About .tk Domains

Dot.tk is the sponsor and Key Systems is our backend provider for the country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) .tk extension that represents Tokelau.

Who can register .tk domains?

Anyone can register a .tk domain.

Registration restrictions

When registering a .tk domain, you must follow specific requirements.

  • Must use: 3 - 63 Characters
  • Can use: Letters: a-z, Numbers: 0-9, Hyphens (except in the 1st or last characters of the domain name)
  • Cannot use: Special Characters (e.g.,& and #)
  • IDNs: Supported

Features

  • Registration length: 1 - 9 years
  • Renewal length: 1 - 9 years
    • Auto renewed .tk domain names renew before their expiration date. We attempt auto-renewal on the 1st of the month. If the renewal attempt fails, we will re-attempt on the 10th and 20th.
    • If the auto-renew fails or you do not manually renew it by the 20th of the month, recovery can be attempted for a fee. See Renew my expired domain for instructions.
    • For example: Your .tk domain name expires on October 10. You can renew it manually by September 20. For automatic renewals, we attempt to renew the domain name on September 1, September 10, and September 20.
  • Backorders: Not supported
  • Transfers to GoDaddy: Not supported
  • Transfers away from GoDaddy: Supported
    • Transfer Lock: Not supported
    • Please reach out to our GoDaddy Guides to request an authorization code.
  • Transfers to another GoDaddy account: Not supported
  • Basic privacy protection: Not supported
  • Protection plan upgrades: Not supported
  • Cash Parking: Not supported
  • Contact Updates: Supported
    • To update the registrant, on a .tk domain, contact our GoDaddy Guides for assistance.

Nameserver requirements

  • Must use: 0-8 Nameservers
  • Can use: IPv4
  • Cannot use: IPv6, DNSSEC

Refunds

For details on refunds, see our refund policy. Most domains will follow the Standard Refund Terms, but certain domains may have exceptions or may not be refundable at all. Review the information under Products with Special Refund Terms > Domain Name Registrations/Renewals and Products Not Eligible for Refunds.

Cancellation requirements

To cancel your .tk domain, contact our GoDaddy Guides for assistance.

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