About .ch Domains
Nic.ch is the sponsor and Hexonet aka 1 Api GmbH is our backend provider for the country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) .ch extension that represents Switzerland.
Who can register .ch domains?
Anyone can register a .ch domain
|Registration Length||1 year|
|Renewal Length||1 year1|
|Account change||Not Supported|
|IDNs||Supported - Latin|
For details on refunds, please visit GoDaddy's Refund Policy page. Most domains will follow the Standard Terms, but certain domains will have exceptions or may not be refundable at all. Look under BOTH of the following categories:
|Custom Nameserver Requirements|
Nameserver updates can take up to 5 days to complete.
1 Renewal Restrictions
.ch domains will only renew via the auto renew feature. They cannot be manually renewed and will expire like normal if auto renew is turned off. There is no auto-renewal grace period. After the domain has fully expired, please contact our support team for assistance in restoring the domain.
Billing attempts for .ch renewals happen 12 days prior to expiration, 5 days prior, and the day before expiration. The domain will stay active after failed billings until the final day of expiration.
.ch transfers do not add a year to the registration.
3Transfers away requirements
Please contact customer support to request an authorization code for .ch domain transfers away.
4Contact Update Requirements
To change the registrant information on your .ch domain name (first name, last name or organization/company name), please contact our support department. All other contact information can be changed through the Domain Manager. See Change my domain contact information for information on making these changes.
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