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Register your .io domain name

Register or transfer your domain name .io now

Overview of the .io extension

The “.io” extension is very popular among IT startups. The acronym IO is identified as the abbreviation of Input / Output. The popularity of “.io” domains with tech startups has increased lately, because it's a great way to instantly establish your presence online, as a tech and IT company.


Choosing a ".io" domain allows visitors to see that you are clearly an actor in the tech business, simply by checking your site's URL. This is a great opportunity for businesses looking to boost their brand.

Registration of a ".io" domain name

The .io domain names are registered for a minimum of one year and a maximum of ten years.

The .io domain names are open to everyone and there are no restrictions for their registration.


The number of characters allowed in a .io domain name is between 3 and 63 characters.

Registration, Renewal, Transfer…

All you need to know about the processes !

How do I register a .io domain name ?

$86.50 per year

To register your .io domain name, you must first check the availability of your domain name.

Once it is valid, you can start your procedure via the registration form available on the website.

How do I renew a .io domain name ?


Genious Communications informs the customer of the expiration of the domain name thirty (30) days and ten (10) days before the expiration date with an additional reminder five (5) days after the expiration date.

In any case, you can easily renew the domain yourself from your customer area in your personal account.

How do I transfer a .io domain name ?


If the Customer wishes to transfer his domain name to another provider, he has to :

First wait sixty (60) days after the registration of the domain name to be able to carry out the transfer.

Finally, disable the Registrar Lock to unlock the domain name.

Retrieve the EPP code from the Client Interface,

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