.KR Whois Search in South Korea

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Frequently Asked Question
What characters .KR extension supports?

For third level domains, it is possible to register the letters a to z, the numbers 0 to 9 and the hyphen “-“.

For second level domains it is possible to register Hangeul characters, the numbers 0 to 9 and the hyphen “-“ with the exception of a combination of numbers and hyphens only.

For Hankuk domains it is possible to register letters of the Hangul, 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 “-“ or have two consecutive hyphens in the 3rd and 4th positions in both third, second and Hankuk domains.

What are the minimum and maximum length of characters?

For third-level domains the minimum is 2 and the maximum is 63

For second-level domains the minimum is 3 and the maximum is 63 unless it contains Hangeul, in which case it shall contain a minimum of 2 characters and a maximum of 17 characters.

Does .KR support IDN characters?

Yes, it supports Hangeul characters

Who is the registry that manages this domain extension?

The authority in charge of managing this extension is “NIC.OR.KR”

What is the contact information of this registry?

The contact information is:

 

Sponsoring Organisation

Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)

Platinum Tower 11th floor, Seocho-ro 398, Seocho-gu

Seoul 06619

Korea, Republic Of

Administrative Contact

Kilnam Chon

Korea Network Information Center (KRNIC)

Platinum Tower 11th floor, Seocho-ro 398, Seocho-gu

Seoul 06619

Korea, Republic Of

Email: chonkn@gmail.com

Voice: +82 10 8581 3514

Fax: +82 2 405 5149

Technical Contact

Internet Address Technology Team Manager

Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)

Platinum Tower 11th floor, Seocho-ro 398, Seocho-gu

Seoul 06619

Korea, Republic Of

Email: techc@kisa.or.kr

Voice: +82 2 405 6612

Fax: +82 2 405 5149

Is there an official whois server for .KR domains?

Yes, it is whois.kr

Does this extension support third level domains?

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

Do you offer Trustee for this extension?

Yes, we offer trustee for “.kr” “.co.kr” “.or.kr" and “.ne.kr"

What is the minimum registration term allowed?

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

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

.KR, .CO.KR, .OR.KR and .NE.KR:

- Owner must have residence in South Korea. 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).

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