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General informations

http://www.netim.com/domain-name/uk-domain.html

Domain values

Each domain name extension has specific values according to policy rules or naming charter defined by the registry.

The below information is obtained in realtime with the API function domainTldInfo

Please take a look at this function for further information

API operations

We offer numerous functions in order to manage domain names. However according to the domain name extension, some of them are not supported either at the registry level either by us.

The below information is obtained in realtime with the function queryOpeList

If the status is "0" (closed), thus the function is not available. If you try to call a closed operation, you will receive the error E12-M1204.

Please take a look at our API specifications for further information

Semantic rules for the API

Semantic rules are used to define the information needed during a given operation on this extension. Additional fields or special values may be required at the owner or contacts level.

Contacts

With all functions using the object StructContact, the following rules apply:

Owner:
If StructContact.bodyForm = ORG and StructContact.country= GB or UK
  StructContact.additional["UK_CATEGORY"] Mandatory (List below)
  If StructContact.additional["UK_CATEGORY"] = "LTD" or "PLC" or "LLP" or "IP" or "SCH" or "RCHAR"
     StructContact.companyNumber Mandatory (Registration number of the company in UK)

List of UK_CATEGORY:
 LTD	UK Limited Company
 PLC  	UK Public Limited Company
 PTNR   UK Partnership
 STRA   UK Sole Trader
 LLP  	UK Limited Liability Partnership
 IP 	UK Industrial/Provident Registered Company
 SCH 	UK School
 RCHAR  UK Registered Charity
 GOV 	UK Government Body
 CRC 	UK Corporation by Royal Charter
 STAT 	UK Statutory Body
 OTHER  UK Other Entity (e.g. clubs, associations, many universities)


If the domain name is a .UK 
If it doesn't exist as another third level domain, it can be registered immediatly
If it exists as another third level domain and if this domain was registered before 28th october 2013, the .UK domain is reserved to its registrant until 10th june 2019. 
In such case, the registrant's detail of the .UK must match the 3rd level one.

* Case 1: The 3rd level domain is managed by NETIM
Duplicate the contact ID and use it as idOwner 

* Case 2: The 3rd level domain is managed by another registrar
Create a new contact with detail must match the whois output:
 - Firstname and lastname for individuals  / Name for legal entities
 - Postal address
 - Email address  

Caution:
 - Email addresses are not published into the whois, you need to ask the email with the registrant.
 - It is possible to opt-out for the whois, you need to ask the registrant to opt-in with the current registrar.
 
* Wrong owner
If the registrant provided doesn't match with the 3rd level domain one, the error E12-M1245 will be thrown
Administrative contact:
If .UK domain
  StructContact.country = GB, JE, GG, IM

* Provide NETIM4UK as idAdmin in order to use our local contact service

Registration

With the function domainCreate, the following rules apply:

Parameters Rules
Domain Mandatory
IdOwner Mandatory
IdAdmin Mandatory
IdTech Mandatory
IdBilling Mandatory
Ns1 Optional
Ns2 Optional
Ns3 Optional
Ns4 Optional
Ns5 Optional
Duration Mandatory (See Tld-value:PeriodCreate)

Transfer In

With the function domainTransferIn, the following rules apply:

Parameters Rules
Domain Mandatory
AuthID Not used
IdOwner Mandatory
IdAdmin Mandatory
IdTech Mandatory
IdBilling Mandatory
Ns1 Optional
Ns2 Optional
Ns3 Optional
Ns4 Optional
Ns5 Optional

Fleche.gif Transfer to another registrar

The domain name must be pushed by NETIM to the new registrar.

You can request this change by using the following form:

http://support.netim.com/docs/forms/EN_form_transfert_out.pdf


Fleche.gif Resellers and the Registry

If you resell this extension, we invite you to check the white label functionalities

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