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Country: Mayotte
Capital: Mamoudzou



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Overview
IDN capable: Yes
Handle Updates: Yes
Registration Period: 1-10 years
Autorenew Grace Period: days
Deletion Timeframe: 1 day prior to expiration date
Registration System: Realtime
WHOIS-Server: whois.nic.fr
WHOIS-Update: Real-time
WHOIS-Privacy:
Registry: Registry
Dispute Policy: [ Policy]
DNSSEC: Yes


Contents

Zone Info

.YT is the official country code Top-Level-Domain (ccTLD) of Mayotte.

Zone Use

.YT name space will be open to all individuals and entities domiciled in the European Union (please see chapter Restrictions) on December 6, 2011. Furthermore, the registration of .WF, .TF, .RE, .PM and .YT domains will be made available for all businesses / organizations in the European Union.


The following may apply to register a domain name in each of the top-level domains:

  • Individuals resident in the territory of the European Union
  • Entities having their registered or main office on the territory of a Member of the European Union

Characters

  • Minimum: 3
  • Maximum: 63
  • Letters and numbers
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD

IDN Info

  • The following characters are available for IDN domains:
    ß, à, á, â, ã, ä, å, æ, ç, è, é, ê, ë, ì,í, î, ï, ñ, ò, ó, ô, õ, ö, ù, ú, û, ü, ý, ÿ, oe

Domain Registration

.YT domains can be registered online through the Webinterface or with the corresponding API command.

[COMMAND]
(required)                
command         = adddomain
domain          = mydomain.yt
period          = 1
ownercontact0   = [owner-contact]
admincontact0   = [admin-contact]
techcontact0    = [tech-contact]
billingcontact0 = [billing-contact]
nameserver0     = [nameserver 1]
nameserver1     = [nameserver 2]
                
EOF

If the registrant is a natural person, the below parameters are optional.

X-FR-BIRTHDATE = [YYYY-MM-DD]
The registrant's birthdate in the form YYYY-MM-DD.
X-FR-BIRTHPLACE = [country code]
The registrant's birthplace in form of a two-letter country-code. (e.g. DE)
additionally for natural persons born in France (or one of the following countries RE|MQ|GP|GF|TF|NC|PF|WF|PM|YT)
X-FR-BIRTHCITY = [city name]
The registrant's place of birth (city name)
X-FR-BIRTHPC = [postcode]
The registrants postcode of the place of birth (or at least the department code)
optional parameter for whois opt out
X-FR-RESTRICT-PUB = [0 | 1]
show private data in whois (0=show, 1=do not show)

If the registrant is an organisation or a company, there are several optional ways to provide necessary data for the verification of the domain holder:

For an Association, the following parameters may be used

X-FR-WALDEC = [Waldec ID]
indicates the identifier Waldec linked to an association. If this identifier is provided, this is sufficient to identify an association. Only digits allowed

or alternatively

X-FR-DATE-PUBLICATION-JO = [Date of publication JO]
will contain the date of publication in the official gazette (DATE FORMAT YYYY-MM-DD)
X-FR-ANNOUNCE = e.g. 5
the "announce" attribute shows the number of the announcement. Only digits allowed
X-FR-NUMERO-DE-PAGE-ANNOUNCE-JO = [Number of page announce JO]
the "page" attribute shows the page number of this announcement). Only digits allowed
X-FR-DATE-ASSOCIATION = [Shows date of association]
shows the date of association. (DATE FORMAT YYYY-MM-DD)

For companies with a valid trademark number

X-FR-TRADEMARK = [trademark number]

For companies with valid SIREN/SIRET number

X-FR-SIREN-OR-SIRET = [SIREN/SIRET number]
Please note: The company name provided in the registrant contact details must be exactly the same as shown in SIREN/SIRET database.

For companies with valid VATID

X-FR-VATID - [company VAT ID]

For companies with a valid DUNS number

X-FR-DUNS - [company DUNS] (Short for Data Universal Numbering System; refers to a new identifier that can be sent for an Eligibility Verification at European level.)

For companies with a valid local identifier

X-FR-LOCAL - [company Local] (A local identifier specific to a country of the European Economic Area. ) e.g. business certificate number

For registrants outside of European Union - Trustee Service -

For registrants outside of European Union (please see chapter Restrictions) we offer a trustee service.
Please use below parameter together with the AddDomain command to activate the trustee solution.

  • X-FR-ACCEPT-TRUSTEE-TAC = 1*


* Please note:
For registrations using the trustee service a special trustee agreement applies.
The trustee agreement can be found in the new web interface, section "Downloads" category "Agreements".

[COMMAND]
(required)                        
command                 = adddomain
domain                  = mydomain.yt
period                  = 1
ownercontact0           = [owner-contact]
admincontact0           = [admin-contact]
techcontact0            = [tech-contact]
billingcontact0         = [billing-contact]
nameserver0             = [nameserver 1]
nameserver1             = [nameserver 2]
X-FR-ACCEPT-TRUSTEE-TAC = 1
                        
EOF


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Domain Modification

Trade

The trade is a billed operation that changes the anniversary date of the domain name. The lifetime starts from beginning.

Change of Registrant is possible, please use the command TradeDomain for trades.
The following details are required:

  • Domain
  • Owner handle (new owner)
  • local presence service: Trustee - yes/no?
  • if no Trustee is needed, additional settings are required depending on the owner type (X-FR extensions, see AddDomain)



Example - without Trustee:

[COMMAND]
(required)              
command       = TradeDomain
domain        = yourdomain.fr
ownercontact0 = P-XXXXX
auth          = 
              
EOF

Further settings are possible depending on the owner type.

Example - with Trustee:

[COMMAND]
(required)                        
command                 = TradeDomain
domain                  = yourdomain.fr
X-FR-ACCEPT-TRUSTEE-TAC = 1
ownercontact0           = P-XXXXX
auth                    = 
                        
EOF
Attention.png IMPORTANT: Trade and transfer at the same time are NOT possible anymore due to changes by Afnic 2015/06/30.


Trade Notes

The trade operation triggers validation emails that are sent to both holders (incoming and outgoing) and information emails to the outgoing registrar and the outgoing administrative contact.
Both holders have 15 days to give their agreement by clicking on the relevant link found inside the validation email. They also have the possibility to validate the transmission by sending a fax (or an email attachment) co-signed by both parties. If both agreements are not given within 15 days, the operation is canceled. If within 15 days one of the holders requests the cancellation of the transmission by clicking on the relevant link found inside the validation email, the transmission will automatically be canceled.

Domain Renewal

As .YT domains can only be registered on a yearly basis, they cannot be renewed explicitly. To renew an .FR domain, you have to set the domain renewal mode or default renewal mode to "AUTORENEW" or "RENEWONCE".

Deletion Process

.YT domains can be deleted online through the web interface or with the corresponding API command.

[COMMAND]
(required)        
command = DeleteDomain
domain  = domain.yt
        
EOF

Restrictions

  • The tech-contact must not be identical with the Owner Contact.
  • Both owner and admin contact require a local address within the European Union (please see below list). If one of the contacts has no local address in European Union, you may use our trustee service for both contacts; the trustee service cannot be used only for one of the two contacts.
  • Registrants from the following European countries are allowed to register domain names under .RE and the other AFNIC TLDs mentioned above:
  • AT - Austria
  • BE - Belgium
  • BG - Bulgaria
  • CY - Cypress
  • CZ - Czech Republic
  • DE - Germany
  • DK - Denmark
  • EE - Estonia
  • ES - Spain
  • FI - Finland
  • AX - Aland Islands
  • FR - France
  • GP - Guadeloupe
  • GF - French Guiana
  • MQ - Martinique
  • RE - Reunion
  • TF - French Southern Territories
  • YT - Mayotte
  • PF - French Polynesia
  • NC - New Caledonia
  • PM - Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • WF - Wallis and Futuna
  • GB - United Kingdom
  • GI - Gibraltar
  • GR - Greece
  • HU - Hungary
  • IS - Iceland
  • IE - Ireland
  • IT - Italy
  • LI - Liechtenstein
  • LT - Lithuania
  • LU - Luxembourg
  • LV - Latvia
  • MT - Malta
  • NL - Netherlands
  • NO - Norway
  • PL - Poland
  • PT - Portugal
  • RO - Romania
  • SE - Sweden
  • SI - Slovenia
  • SK - Slovakia
  • CH - Switzerland


Please note:

Restrictions on individuals and corporate entities which are eligible to register a domain name

Any individual residing and any legal entity having its headquarters or principal place of business as specified below may apply to register or renew a domain name in each of the top-level domains:

  • within the territory of one of the member states of the European Union;
  • within the territory of the following countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Please note:
The domain name holder and the administrative contact must be reachable. As such, both the holder and the administrative contact must provide details of a valid telephone number and e-mail address, including accurate information to establish their identities. While the domain name is active, they must ensure that such information is kept up-to-date at all times.


Reserved domain names

Reserved domain names of the registry for special use or special individuals or organizations can be found here http://www.afnic.fr/obtenir/chartes/fondamentaux

Prohibited terms and reserved terms

  • Prohibited terms

The list of terms that cannot be registered because they are "prohibited terms" includes, in particular

  • Abusive terms
  • Racist terms
  • Obscene terms
  • Terms relating to crime or offenses
  • Reserved terms

The list of terms that are "reserved" and can be registered only subject to special conditions, based on the identity or rights of the applicant include, in particular

  • Technical Internet terms
  • Names of regulated professions;
  • Terms relating to government operation;
  • Names of the signatory countries of the Paris Convention;
  • Dedicated names or terms of international organizations;
  • Names of French towns and villages in their base form: the list of reserved terms can be consulted directly on the INSEE website;
  • The name of the French Republic, its national institutions and public services, either alone or associated with words referring to such institutions or services
  • The name of a local authority, inter-municipal agreement with agglomeration-wide fiscal resources, either alone or associated with words or abbreviations referring to local institutions
  • The name of someone in office, associated with words referring to their elective functions.
Under Article R.20-44-43-IV, provisions 7 to 9 do not prevent the
renewal of domain names registered before the enactment of France's
Domain Name Allocation and Management Act 2007, amending the
French Electronic Communications and Telecommunications Act:
  • By a company whose name is identical to the registered name and which registered that name as a trademark before 1st January 2004
  • By an association whose mission is to defend and promote a protected "designation of origin" for which the name has been registered.

The registration of reserved terms may be subject to specific provisions stipulated in the Procedures Manual.

  • The use of certificates for domain names using trustee service will not be possible.


Attention.png Please Note:

AFNIC may delete, on its own decision, some domain names that do not follow the naming charter after identification operations and/or eligibility checks. From now on, these domain names will no longer be subjected to the redemption period and the outgoing registrar will not be able to restore them.

For technical reasons, the deletion operation will be in two steps:

- AFNIC will transfer the domain names to its own account. In the Whois database, these domain names will appear under the registrar name : AFNIC -Opération-Interne
- Definite deletion of the domain names by AFNIC.

This deletion without redemption starts immediatly.


Transfers

Please use the API command TransferDomain for transfers.

Transfer Procedure

The following details are required:

  • auth-code
  • new admin-contact handle (please note: admin contact must be located in EU)
  • X-FR extensions for admin contact (see domain registration section)
  • new tech-contact handle

Example:

[COMMAND]
(required)              
command       = TransferDomain
domain        = yourdomain.yt
admincontact0 = P-XXXX
techcontact0  = P-XXXX
auth          = [auth-code]
              
EOF


Transfer Notes

  • The registrar change request is made by the new registrar. It is the auth-code given by the holder to the incoming registrar that validates this request.
  • The outgoing registrar receives a registrar change notification:
    • If the outgoing registrar accepts within 8 days, the registrar change is immediately validated.
    • If the outgoing registrar refuses within 8 days, the total duration of the registrar change operation is extended to 22 days before validation. The outgoing registrar may still accept the transfer before the 22 days.
    • If the outgoing registrar does not react within 8 days, the registrar change is immediately validated at the end of the 8 days.
    • The transfer operation is billed and changes the expiration date of the domain name.
  • Trade and transfer are possible at the same time, please initiate it with a TradeDomain command.


Restores

Restores are possible for a period of 30 days. A restore can be requested via API command or via webinterface.

[COMMAND]
(required)        
command = restoredomain
domain  = yourdomain.yt
        
EOF


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