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Because a shorter web address is better!

  • .CO is a truly global, recognizable and credible domain.
  • .CO is relevant to individuals, businesses and organizations.
  • .CO is meaningful, memorable and intuitive to use for people around the world.

A new frontier for opportunity online

.CO is the new domain extension that offers people and companies more choice in branding their online presence with a truly global, recognizable, and credible domain name. It's the online space where people can fulfill their dreams and the world’s next great enterprises will have a home.

If you have an existing .CO domain, you can transfer your names at any time! Simply obtain the authorization transfer codes that were emailed to you by the .CO registry and follow the transfer instructions.

Download the .CO Marketing Kit

.CO is a new globally available domain extension that is a credible destination for businesses, blogs, informative sites, and more. Rapidly becoming one of the most popular domain extensions, here are some reasons to consider .CO as your next home online:

  • .CO is a credible extension with many names already obtained by top name brands.
  • Now you don’t need a long domain name with dashes! Get a better, shorter .CO!
  • .CO has excellent SEO potential and is considered the same as a .COM in Google searches.

With many short, desirable names still available, .CO is a new landscape for ideas and business online!

View .CO FAQs

Registration Years

1-5

Transferable

True

Extended Attributes

False

Registration details for .CO

Minimum Registration Period 1
Maximum Registration Period 5

Life Cycle Settings for .CO

Renew before expiration month 0

Transfer Settings for .CO

Transferable
Has Auth Info
Transfer by Fax

Premium Names for .CO

Has Premium Names
Max Premium Reg Years

Nameserver setting for .CO

Minimum Name Servers
Validate for DNS Hosting
Maximum Name Servers

Auth Code setting for .CO

Renewal setting for .CO

Sample API Commands for .CO

The following is a very basic example of eNom's API.

Select a Command

Key Value Description
PW Reseller Password
UID Reseller User ID
SLD Second Level Domain
TLD Top Level Domain
Response Type Response Type


Request

Response

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<interface-response>
<DomainName></DomainName>
<RRPCode>200</RRPCode>
<RRPText>Domain available</RRPText>
<AuctionDate/>
<AuctionID/>
<Command>CHECK</Command>
<Language>eng</Language>
<ErrCount>0</ErrCount>
<ResponseCount>0</ResponseCount>
<MinPeriod>1</MinPeriod>
<MaxPeriod>10</MaxPeriod>
<Server>SJL21WRESELL01</Server>
<Site>eNom</Site>
<IsLockable>True</IsLockable>
<IsRealTimeTLD>True</IsRealTimeTLD>
<TimeDifference>+08.00</TimeDifference>
<ExecTime>1.328</ExecTime>
<Done>True</Done>
<RequestDateTime></RequestDateTime>
<debug>....</debug>
</interface-response>
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<interface-response>
<Extension>successful</Extension>
<DomainName></DomainName>
<OrderID>157922501</OrderID>
<RRPCode>200</RRPCode>
<RRPText>Command completed successfully</RRPText>
<DomainInfo>
<RegistryExpDate></RegistryExpDate>
</DomainInfo>
<Command>EXTEND</Command>
<Language>eng</Language>
<ErrCount>0</ErrCount>
<ResponseCount>0</ResponseCount>
<MinPeriod>1</MinPeriod>
<MaxPeriod>10</MaxPeriod>
<Server>SJL21WRESELL01</Server>
<Site>eNom</Site>
<IsLockable>True</IsLockable>
<IsRealTimeTLD>True</IsRealTimeTLD>
<TimeDifference>+08.00</TimeDifference>
<ExecTime>2.751</ExecTime>
<Done>true</Done>
<RequestDateTime></RequestDateTime>
<debug>...</debug>
</interface-response>
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<interface-response>
<GetDomainInfo> <domainname domainnameid="152809531"></domainname>
</GetDomainInfo>
<multy-langSLD></multy-langSLD>
<status>
<expiration></expiration>
<deletebydate></deletebydate>
<deletetype></deletetype>
<restorable>True</restorable>
<renewbeforeexpiration></renewbeforeexpiration>
<registrar>eNom, Inc.</registrar>
<registrationstatus>Registered</registrationstatus>
<purchase-status>Paid</purchase-status>
<belongs-to party-id="{39AE68C0-D019-4690-9999-FD632BC1AFAA}></belongs-to>
<escrowliftdate></escrowliftdate>
<escrowhold/>
</status>

<ParkingEnabled>False</ParkingEnabled>
<services>
<entry name="dnsserver">
<enomDNS value="YES" isDotName="NO"/>
<service changable="1">1006</service>
<configuration changable="0" type="dns">
<dns>dns1.name-services.com</dns>
<dns>dns2.name-services.com</dns>
<dns>dns3.name-services.com</dns>
<dns>dns4.name-services.com</dns>
<dns>dns5.name-services.com</dns>
</configuration>

</entry>

<entry name="dnssettings">
<service changable="0">1021</service>
<configuration changable="1" type="host">
<host>
<name>
<![CDATA[*]]> </name>

<type>
<![CDATA[A]]> </type>

<address>
<![CDATA[10.11.212.2]]> </address>

<mxpref>
<![CDATA[10]]> </mxpref>

<iseditable>
<![CDATA[1]]> </iseditable>

</host>

<host>
<name>
<![CDATA[@]]> </name>

<type>
<![CDATA[A]]> </type>

<address>
<![CDATA[69.25.142.5]]> </address>

<mxpref>
<![CDATA[10]]> </mxpref>

<iseditable>
<![CDATA[1]]> </iseditable>

</host>

<host>
<name>
<![CDATA[www]]> </name>

<type>
<![CDATA[A]]> </type>

<address>
<![CDATA[69.25.142.5]]> </address>

<mxpref>
<![CDATA[10]]> </mxpref>

<iseditable>
<![CDATA[1]]> </iseditable>

</host>

</configuration>

</entry>

<entry name="wsb">
<service changable="1">1060</service>
<
/entry>

<entry name="emailset">
<service changable="1">1114 </service>

<configuration changable="1" type="pop">
</configuration>

<
/entry>

<entry name="wpps">
<service changable="1">1120 <
/service>

<configuration changable="1" type="id protect">
<wpps>
<cloakedemail>
<![CDATA[kbnkrwkcd@whoisprivacyprotect.com]]>
</cloakedemail>
<forward-to>
<![CDATA[servicesqa@enom.com]]>
</forward-to>

<expiredate>
<![CDATA[Apr 01, 2013]]>
</expiredate>

<autorenew> No </autorenew>
</wpps>

</configuration>

<
/entry>

<entry name="wbl">
<
wbl>

<statusid>

<![CDATA[0]]>
<
/statusid>
<statusdescr>
<![CDATA[Available]]>
<
/statusdescr>

</wbl>

<entry name="mobilizer">
<service changable="0">1117</service>
<mobilizer>
</mobilizer>

<
/entry>

<entry name="parking">
<
service changable="1">
1030
<
/entry>

<entry name="messaging">
<service changable="1">1087
<
/entry>

<entry name="map">
<service changable="1">1108
<
/entry>

</services>

</GetDomainInfo>

<Command>GETDOMAININFO</Command>
<Language>eng</Language>
<ErrCount>0</ErrCount>
<ResponseCount>0</ResponseCount>
<MinPeriod>1</MinPeriod>
<MaxPeriod>10</MaxPeriod>
<Server>SJL21WRESELL01</Server>
<Site>eNom</Site>
<IsLockable>True</IsLockable>
<IsRealTimeTLD>True</IsRealTimeTLD>
<TimeDifference>+08.00</TimeDifference>
<ExecTime>0.297</ExecTime>
<Done>true</Done>
<RequestDateTime></RequestDateTime>
<debug></debug>
</interface-response>
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<interface-response>
<OrderID>157922550</OrderID>
<DomainInfo> <RegistryCreateDate>555555</RegistryCreateDate>
<RegistryExpDate></RegistryExpDate>
<
/DomainInfo>

<TotalCharged>27</TotalCharged>
<RegistrantPartyID>{39AE68C0-D019-4690-9999-FD632BC1AFAA}</RegistrantPartyID>
<RRPCode>200</RRPCode>
<RRPText>Command completed successfully - 157922550</RRPText>
<Command>PURCHASE</Command>
<Language>eng</Language>
<ErrCount>0</ErrCount>
<ResponseCount>0</ResponseCount>
<MinPeriod>1</MinPeriod>
<MaxPeriod>10</MaxPeriod>
<Server>SJL21WRESELL01</Server>
<Site>eNom</Site>
<IsLockable>True</IsLockable>
<IsRealTimeTLD>True</IsRealTimeTLD>
<TimeDifference>+08.00</TimeDifference>
<ExecTime>2.016</ExecTime>
<Done>true</Done>
<RequestDateTime></RequestDateTime>
<debug>...</debug>
</interface-response>

Response

;URL Interface
;Machine is SJL0VWRESELL_T
DomainName=
RRPCode=210 
RRPText=Domain available 
AuctionDate= 
AuctionID= 
Command=CHECK 
Language=eng 
ErrCount=0 
ResponseCount=0 
MinPeriod=1 
MaxPeriod=10 
Server=SJL0VWRESELL_T 
Site=eNom 
IsLockable=False 
IsRealTimeTLD=True 
TimeDifference=+00.00 
ExecTime=0.797 
Done=true 
RequestDateTime=
;URL Interface
;Machine is SJL0VWRESELL_T1
Extension=successful 
DomainName=
OrderID=157923122 
RRPCode=200 
RRPText=Command completed successfully 
RegistryExpDate=
Command=EXTEND 
Language=eng 
ErrCount=0 
ResponseCount=0 
MinPeriod=1 
MaxPeriod=10 
Server=SJL0VWRESELL_T1 
Site=eNom 
IsLockable=True 
IsRealTimeTLD=True 
TimeDifference=+08.00 
ExecTime=1.484 
Done=true 
RequestDateTime=
;URL Interface
;Machine is SJL0VWRESELL_T1
domainname=
domainnameid=152533676 
expiration=
deletebydate=
deletetype= 
restorable=True 
renewbeforeexpiration= 
registrar=eNom, Inc. 
registrationstatus=Registered 
purchase-status=Paid 
belongsto=
partyid={BB4A2DE1-6485-45CB-A4FC-EE39BA0C1629} 
escrowliftdate= 
escrowhold= 
website=1 
phone=False 
ipresolver=1 
map=False 
domainnameid=152533676 
mobilizer=1117 
mobilizersourcedomain= 
EmailForwarding=0 
EmailForwardExpDate= 
EmailAutoRenew= 
URLForwarding=0 
URLForwardExpDate= 
URLAutoRenew= 
emailForwardingPrice=0.00 
urlForwardingPrice=0.00 
Command=GETDOMAININFO 
Language=eng 
ErrCount=0 
ResponseCount=0 
MinPeriod=1 
MaxPeriod=10 
Server=SJL0VWRESELL_T1 
Site=eNom 
IsLockable=True 
IsRealTimeTLD=True 
TimeDifference=+08.00 
ExecTime=1.281 
Done=true 
RequestDateTime=

URL Interface
;Machine is SJL0VWRESELL_T
OrderID=157923110 
RegistryCreateDate=
RegistryExpDate=
TotalCharged=8.95 
RegistrantPartyID={1C3E82CA-FE3F-E011-B28A-005056BC7747} 
RRPCode=200 
RRPText=Command completed successfully - 157923110 
Command=PURCHASE 
Language=eng 
ErrCount=0 
ResponseCount=0 
MinPeriod=1 
MaxPeriod=10 
Server=SJL0VWRESELL_T 
Site=eNom 
IsLockable=True 
IsRealTimeTLD=True 
TimeDifference=+08.00 
ExecTime=1.469 
Done=true 
RequestDateTime=
;URL Interface
;Machine is SJL0VWRESELL_T
ID=1 Name=us_nexus Application=2 UserDefined=False Required=1 Description=Nexus Category IsChild=0 
ID=12 Value=C11 Title=US Citizen Description=A natural person who is a US Citizen. 
ID=13 Value=C12 Title=Permanent Resident Description=A natural person who is a Permanent Resident. 
ID=14 Value=C21 Title=Business Entity Description=An entity or organization that is (i) incorporated within one of the fifty US states, the District of Columbia, or any of the US possessions or territories, or (ii) organized or otherwise constituted under the laws of a state of the US, the District of Columbia or any of its possessions and territories (including federal, state, or local government of the US, or a political subdivision thereof, and non-commercial organizations based in the US.). 
ID=15 Value=C31 Title=Foreign Entity Description= 
.
.
.
Command=GETEXTATTRIBUTES 
Language=eng 
ErrCount=0 
ResponseCount=0 
MinPeriod=1
MaxPeriod=10 
Server=SJL0VWRESELL_T 
Site=eNom 
IsLockable=True 
IsRealTimeTLD=True 
TimeDifference=+07.00 
ExecTime=1.813 
Done=true 
RequestDateTime=

Code Samples

Implementation in C#

        
using System;
using System.Xml;

class Program
{
  static void Main(string[] args)
  {
    // URL for API request
     

// Load the API results into an XmlDocument object var xmlDoc = new XmlDocument(); xmlDoc.Load(url); // Read the results var rrpCode = xmlDoc.SelectSingleNode("/interface-response/RRPCode").InnerText; var rrpText = xmlDoc.SelectSingleNode("/interface-response/RRPText").InnerText; // Perform actions based on results switch (rrpCode) { case "210": Console.WriteLine("Domain available"); break; case "211": Console.WriteLine("Domain not available"); break; default: Console.WriteLine("{0} {1}", rrpCode, rrpText); break; } Console.Read(); } }

Implementation in PHP

<?php
  // URL for API request
   
 

// Load the API results into a SimpleXML object $xml = simplexml_load_file($url); // Read the results $rrpCode = $xml->RRPCode; $rrpText = $xml->RRPText; // Perform actions based on results switch ($rrpCode) { case 210: echo "Domain available"; break; case 211: echo "Domain not available"; break; default: echo $rrpCode . ' ' . $rrpText; break; } ?>

Code Samples

Implementation in C#

using System;
using System.Xml;

class Program
{
  static void Main(string[] args)
  {
    // URL for API request
     

// Load the API results into an XmlDocument object var xmlDoc = new XmlDocument(); xmlDoc.Load(url); // Read the results var rrpCode = xmlDoc.SelectSingleNode("/interface-response/RRPCode").InnerText; var rrpText = xmlDoc.SelectSingleNode("/interface-response/RRPText").InnerText; // Perform actions based on results if(System.Convert.ToInt32(rrpCode)==200) Console.WriteLine("Command completed successfully"); else Console.WriteLine("Extension failed"); Console.Read(); } }

Implementation in PHP

<?php
    // URL for API request
    

// Load the API results into a SimpleXML object $xml = simplexml_load_file($url); // Read the results $rrpCode = $xml->RRPCode; $rrpText = $xml->RRPText; // Perform actions based on results if($rrpCode==200) echo "Command completed successfully"; else echo "Extension failed"; ?>

Code Samples

Implementation in C#

using System;
using System.Xml;

class Program
{
  static void Main(string[] args)
  {
    // URL for API request
  

// Load the API results into an XmlDocument object var xmlDoc = new XmlDocument(); xmlDoc.Load(url); // Read the results var errCount = xmlDoc.SelectSingleNode("/interface-response/ErrCount").InnerText; // Perform actions based on results if(System.Convert.ToInt32(errCount)==0) Console.WriteLine("Error in getting domain information"); else Console.WriteLine("Command completed successfully"); Console.Read(); } }

Implementation in PHP

<?php
  // URL for API request
 

// Load the API results into a SimpleXML object $xml = simplexml_load_file($url); // Read the results $errCount = $xml->ErrCount; // Perform actions based on results if($errCount==0) echo "Error in getting domain information"; else echo "Command completed successfully"; ?>

Code Samples

Implementation in C#

using System;
using System.Xml;

class Program
{
  static void Main(string[] args)
  {
    // URL for API request
    

// Load the API results into an XmlDocument object var xmlDoc = new XmlDocument(); xmlDoc.Load(url); // Read the results var rrpCode = xmlDoc.SelectSingleNode("/interface-response/RRPCode").InnerText; var rrpText = xmlDoc.SelectSingleNode("/interface-response/RRPText").InnerText; // Perform actions based on results switch (rrpCode) { case "200": Console.WriteLine("Command completed successfully"); break; case "540": Console.WriteLine("Domain name not available"); break; default: Console.WriteLine("{0} {1}", rrpCode, rrpText); break; } Console.Read(); } }

Implementation in PHP

<?php
  //URL for API request
  

//Load the API results into a SimpleXML object $xml = simplexml_load_file($url); //Read the results $rrpCode = $xml->RRPCode; $rrpText = $xml->RRPText; // Perform actions based on results switch ($rrpCode) { case 200: echo "Command completed successfully"; break; case 540: echo "Domain name not available"; break; default: echo $rrpCode . ' ' . $rrpText; break; } ?>
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