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About .tw Domains

The .tw country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) is an extension that represents Taiwan. The information below applies to the following country-code second-level domain names (ccSLDs) that we offer at this time:

  • .com.tw - Intended for commercial entities
  • .idv.tw - Intended for individuals
  • .tw - Intended for Taiwan businesses or individuals

Note: GoDaddy no longer offers new registrations of .org.tw domains.

Domain names can be up to 63 characters, with a minimum of three characters, and can contain letters (a to z), numbers (0 to 9), and hyphens (except at the beginning or end of the domain name). You cannot register domain names with special characters such as & and #.

Features Availability
Who can register? Anyone (details below) 1
Registration length 1 - 10 years
Renewal length 1 - 10 years
Renewal restrictions Details below 2
Nameserver requirements None
Transfers to GoDaddy Not supported
Transfers away Supported (details below) 3
Private registration Not supported
Protected registration Not supported
Backorders Not supported
Bulk registration Supported
Account change Supported
Contact updates Supported
IDNs Supported
Refund policy Details below 4
Registry TWnic

Details

1 Registration requirements

Anyone can register .tw, .idv.tw, and .com.tw domains on a first-come, first-served basis.

Note: GoDaddy no longer offers new registrations of .org.tw domains.

2 Renewal restrictions

Your .tw domain name renews before its expiration date. The renewal date depends on whether the domain name is auto-renewed or renewed manually. Auto-renewal is attempted 40 days prior to the domain name's expiration. If the renewal attempt fails, we re-attempt renewal 10 days later. If the second attempt fails, we try one more time on the expiration date.

If we cannot auto-renew the domain name and you do not manually renew it by its expiration date, it must be redeemed. There might be a fee for the redemption. See Recovering expired domain names for instructions on the redemption.

For example: Your .tw domain name expires on October 1. If your domain name does not renew automatically, you can renew it manually by October 1. For automatic renewals, we attempt to renew the domain name on August 21, September 1, and October 1.

.org.tw renewals require additional documentation. Please contact support for assistance.

3 Transfers-Away requirements

.tw domains can only be transferred between NeuLevel-accredited registrars.

.org.tw transfers require additional documentation. Please contact support for assistance.

4 Refund policy requirements

For details on refunds, please visit GoDaddy's Refund Policy page.


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