.AX is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) of the Åland Islands. It was launched in 2006 and quickly became a commonly used TLD on the Åland Islands.
NordName is an accredited registrar for .AX.
Even though the TLD does not support WHOIS Privacy Protection, the data of private individual registrants is always hidden by the registry.
There are no restrictions for the .AX TLD as of 5th of September 2016. Anyone can register one and they are served on a first-come basis.
The transfer requires an EPP / Authorization code that you can obtain from your current domain registrar. There is no minimum time limit that must have passed since registration or last transfer.
|Privacy rating (GDPR)||
The registry is EU based and your data protection rights are secured. By registering under this TLD you hold the right to become forgotten (data erasure). Your contact details will also not be exported to a 'third country'. In summary, you are safe and hold your fundamental privacy rights. You're good to go.
|Registry||Government of Åland (AX)|
|Domain length||2-63 characters|
|Registration period||[1, 3, 5] years|
|Renewal period||[1, 3, 5] years|
|Operation delay||3 hours|
|Grace period||30 days|
|Redemption period||0 days|
|EPP code support|
|Zone Check requirement|
|Automatic owner trade|
|Additional contact info||