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API commands

Please find in the following a set of the most commonly used standard API commands in order to register, modify, renew, and transfer a domain name.

Domain Registration

(API Command reference » AddDomain)
Exception
command         = AddDomain
domain          = yourdomain.nl
period          = (INT)
ownercontact0   = (CONTACT)
admincontact0   = (CONTACT)
techcontact0    = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0	= (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 	= (NAMESERVER)
X-NL-LEGALFORM = (TEXT)
X-NL-LEGALFORMREGNO = (TEXT)

Domain Modification

(API Command reference » ModifyDomain)
Command
command = ModifyDomain
domain  = yourdomain.nl

Domain Renewal

RenewDomain is not available for .nl TLDs.

.nl domains cannot be renewed explicitly. To renew a .nl domain you have to set the domain renewal mode or default renewal mode to AUTORENEW or RENEWONCE. Additionally, in case of .nl, you have the possibility to set the renewal mode to AUTORENEWMONTHLY.

Domain Deletion

(API Command reference » DeleteDomain)
Command
COMMAND = DeleteDomain
DOMAIN = yourdomain.nl

Domain Transfer

(API Command reference » TransferDomain)
Exception
command = TransferDomain
domain  = yourdomain.nl
action  = request
auth    = .......
period  = 1m | 3m | 1(y) (optional)
  • Ensure that you have the registrant's permission.
  • Apply for the transfer. When doing so, use the token (AuthCode) that you have received from the registrant.
  • If no period is provided with the transfer request, the default period is one year.

Domain Restore

(API Command reference » RestoreDomain)
Command
command = RestoreDomain
domain  = yourdomain.nl

IMPORTANT: Restoring a .nl domain name from quarantine is NOT free of charge and will involve considerable costs. The corresponding fee is available in your account's costing table.

Domain Extensions

X-NL-LEGALFORMThis parameter states the legal form of the organization/company or natural person.

Allowed values are:
ANDERS Other
BGG Non-Dutch EC company
BRO Non-Dutch legal form/enterprise/subsidiary
BV Limited company
BVI/O Limited company in formation
COOP Cooperative
CV Limited Partnership
EENMANSZAAK Sole trader
EESV European Economic Interest Group
KERK Religious society
MAATSCHAP Partnership
NV Public Company
OWM Mutual benefit company
PERSOON Natural person
REDR Shipping company
STICHTING Foundation
VERENIGING Association
VOF Trading partnership
X-NL-LEGALFORMREGNORegistration number of company.

Domain Restrictions

Registrant has to be in the Netherlands, but registry automatically uses itself as trustee, which is hidden from the registrant and registrar.

Wedomains :)