.ch Domain

The .ch domain belongs to the group of country code top-level domains chType and therefore has a unique geographical assignment to the country Switzerland (CH).

Geographical assignment

TLD Type continent country
.ch CCTLD EUROPE Switzerland (CH)

Technical information

property value Note
Character length 1 - 63 Domains dürfen maximal aus 63 Zeichen bestehen
Number domains
Special characters (IDN) Supported character sets: ISO_8859_1
DNS check
The auth-code is required for the transfer
Auth-Code 2
Additional information
Premium Domains
Transfer confirmation Transfer confirmation via the Admin-C contact
Status update
Registry Lock

Additional requirements

  • Nameserver must be set up in advance and provide an authoritative response.
  • Assumption of the current registration period. When transferring the registration period will be adopted.

Business transactions

Type Supported Auth-Code control
Create Realtime
Update Realtime
Deletion Realtime
Transfer Realtime
Restore Manual order
tld.tasks.task.updateStatus Realtime
Preack Realtime
Create Auth-Code Realtime
Remove Auth-Code Realtime

Root nameserver

# Nameserver
1 a.nic.ch
2 b.nic.ch
3 d.nic.ch
4 e.nic.ch
5 f.nic.ch