1) What is .tw?

.TW is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Taiwan.

 

2) Who can register for a .tw domain name and what are the special registration requirements/restrictions for .tw domain name?

Special requirements/restrictions for a .tw domain name are as below:-

Domain Suffix

Usage

.tw

Applicable for all, can be register by any individual or business in any country.

.com.tw

Applicable for legally registered companies or firms registered according to the commercial registration law and foreign companies registered according to the laws of their countries.

.org.tw

Applicable for corporation or juridical association registered according to the laws; foreign non-profit organization established according to the laws of their country.

.game.tw

No restriction on the applicant's qualification. The applicant for registration has to select the attributes on his/her own, however the identity of the applicant must be verified via email.

.ebiz.tw

No restriction on the applicant's qualification. The applicant for registration has to select the attributes on his/her own, however the identity of the applicant must be verified via email.

.club.tw

No restriction on the applicant's qualification. The applicant for registration has to select the attributes on his/her own. However, the identity of the applicant must be verified via email.

Please refer to the following articles for the common registration requirements.

Domain Name FAQs

Domain Name Extension with Limitation on Characters

 

3) What is the length for .tw domain name?

For 2LD, minimum of 3 / maximum of 63 characters allowed.
For 3LD, minimum of 2 / maximum of 63 characters allowed.

 

4) What is the term of registration?

The term of registration is 1-10 years.

 

5) How do I perform a .tw domain registration?

You may submit your order for the domain name registration here.

 

6) Can I delete a domain after registered?

No, you are not allowed to delete the domain name after its registered; the registration fee is non-refundable. You shall be the owner of the domain for the fiscal year.

 

7) What is the term of renewal?

The term of renewal is 1-10 years.

 

8) What is the renewal grace period for .tw domain name and how do I perform a domain renewal?

Renewal grace period for .tw domain name is 30 days; you may renew your domain name by logging in to our Exabytes Client Billing System. For further details, please click here.

You may refer to Domain Renewal FAQs for more information.

 

9) Any Redemption Grace Period (RGP) for .tw domain name?

No, there is no RGP for .tw domain name. Kindly refer to Domain Redemption FAQs for more information.

 

10) How long does it takes for a domain to release to public registration after expired and not renew?

After a .tw domain was expired, it will go through below life cycle:-

30 days renewal grace period (suspend) -- > No Redemption grace period --> 3 days pending delete

If you did not renew the domain name before its expiry date, it will be suspended and fallen into 30 days of renewal grace period.  Domain will be straightly deleted approximately 33 days from the expiry date if there has no renewal been performed and it will be released for public re-registration.

 

11) Can I initiate a registrar transfer for .tw domain name and how do I initiate the transfer?

Yes, you are allowed to initiate registrar transfer for .tw domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.

 

Transfer Domain to Exabytes for more information.

 

12) Does Exabytes provide Internationalized Domain name (IDN) for .tw?

Yes, Exabytes does provide IDN.tw domain name.

 

13) Does a company or organization need a subsidiary in Taiwan in order to acquire a .tw domain name?

No, companies or organizations do not need a subsidiary in Taiwan in order to register for a .tw domain name.


 

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