.JP Whois Search in Japan

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Frequently Asked Question
What characters .JP extension supports?

It is possible to register Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana, the letters a to z, the numbers 0 to 9 and the hyphen “-“. However, it is not possible to register domains that begin or end with a hyphen “-“

What are the minimum and maximum length of characters?

For domains containing Kanji, Hiragana, and/or Katakana the minimum is 1 and the maximum is 15

For ASCII JP domains the minimum is 3 and the maximum is 63

Does .JP support IDN characters?

Yes, it supports Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana

Who is the registry that manages this domain extension?

The authority in charge of managing this extension is “JPRS.JP”

What is the contact information of this registry?

The contact information is:

 

Sponsoring Organisation

Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd.

Chiyoda First Bldg. East 13F,

3-8-1 Nishi-Kanda

Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0065

Japan

Administrative Contact

Koki Higashida

Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd.

Chiyoda First Bldg. East 13F,

3-8-1 Nishi-Kanda

Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0065

Japan

Email: higashida@jprs.co.jp

Voice: +81 3 5215 8451

Fax: +81 3 5215 8452

Technical Contact

Susumu Sano

Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd.

Chiyoda First Bldg. East 13F,

3-8-1 Nishi-Kanda

Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0065

Japan

Email: tech-admin@jprs.jp

Voice: +81 3 5215 8480

Fax: +81 3 5215 8452

Is there an official whois server for .JP domains?

Yes, it is whois.jprs.jp

Does this extension support third level domains?

Yes, it does support third level extension, you can register domains with “.co.jp” “.ne.jp" and “.gr.jp"

Do you offer Trustee for this extension?

Yes, we offer trustee for “.jp” “.co.jp” “.ne.jp" and “.gr.jp"

What is the minimum registration term allowed?

The minimum registration term for “.jp” extensions is 1 year.

What are the registration requirements for registering a .JP domain?

In order to register .JP, .NE.JP and .GR.JP:

- A Japanese contact address and phone is required.

- If you do not meet this requirement, we can register the domain to the name of our local representatives and make it available to you. This option has an additional cost (Trustee Service).

 

.CO.JP:

- Only companies incorporated in Japan are permitted to register (only one domain name per company).

- If you do not meet this requirement, we can register the domain in the name of our local representatives and make it available to you. This option has an additional cost (Trustee Service).

 

Note: For this particular case, the registrant won’t be able to change the DNS from the one provided by us as long as they are using the Trustee Service, but the domain can be redirected to a specific address if needed.

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