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About .co.jp domains

JPRS is the sponsor and is our backend provider for the country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) .co.jp extension that represents Companies in Japan.

Who can register .co.jp domains?

Companies that reside in Japan can register a .co.jp. If you have further questions, please see the Japan Registry Services Q&A.

Registration Restrictions
Must Use
  • 1 - 63 Characters
Can Use
  • Letters: a-z
  • Numbers: 0-9
  • Hyphens (except in the 1st or last characters of the domain name)
Cannot Use
  • Special Characters (e.g.,& and #)


Features Availability
Registration Length 1 year
Renewal Length 1 year1
Bulk Registration Supported
Backorders Not Supported
Transfers To Supported 2
Transfers Away Supported3
Account change Supported
Protected Registration Not Supported
Private Registration (DBP) Not Supported
Cashparking Supported
Contact Updates Supported4
IDN Not Supported
Refunds

For details on refunds, please visit GoDaddy's Refund Policy page. Most domains will follow the Standard Terms, but certain domains will have exceptions or may not be refundable at all. Look under BOTH of the following categories:

  • Products with Special Refund Terms (look under Domain Name Registrations/Renewals)
  • Products Not Eligible for Refunds

Custom Nameserver Requirement
Must Use
  • 1-20 Nameservers
Can Use
  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Vanity Nameservers
  • DNSSEC
Cannot Use
  • N/A


1Renewal requirements

The registry does not allow manual/explicit renewals. GoDaddy has enabled a feature to submit a renewal request between 30 and 2 days prior to the expiration date. The new expiration date will not reflect in the registry's Whois until the current expiration date has passed

2Transfers-In requirements

For transfers-in to GoDaddy, there is NO extension of the expiration date, and authorization code is not required, please leave this field blank to further authorize the transfer

3Transfers-Away requirements

To transfer your .co.jp domain to another registrar, submit a transfer request at the gaining registrar (the registrar to whom you are transferring). You will not need an authorization code to request a transfer.

Once we receive notice from the registry that a transfer request has been submitted, we will send you an email instructing you how to authorize the transfer. Please note, the transfer must be authorized through your GoDaddy account within 8 days, otherwise you may need to restart the transfer process with the gaining registrar.

4Contact updates requirements

Only the Registrant contact is required by the registry. Technical, Administrative, and Billing contacts are optional.

To change the registrant First, Last or Company name, please reach out to our award-winning GoDaddy Guides for help.

More Info

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