.co.nz (New Zealand) - Amazon Route 53

.co.nz (New Zealand)

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Registration and renewal period

One to ten years.


Your can register the following second-level domains with Route 53: .co.nz, .net.nz, and .org.nz. You can't register .nz (first-level) domains with Route 53 or transfer .nz domains to Route 53.

Open to the public, with some restrictions:

  • Individuals must be at least 18.

  • Organizations must be registered.

Privacy protection

Not supported.

Domain locking to prevent unauthorized transfers

Not supported. We recommend that you prevent unauthorized transfers by restricting access to the RetrieveDomainAuthCode API action. (When you restrict access to this Route 53 API, you also restrict who can generate an authorization code using the Route 53 console, AWS SDKs, and other programmatic methods.) For more information, see Identity and access management in Amazon Route 53.

Internationalized domain names


Authorization code required for transfer to Route 53



Not supported.

Deadlines for renewing and restoring domains
  • Renewal is possible: Until the expiration date

  • Late renewal with Route 53 is possible: Until 4 days after expiration

  • Domain is deleted from Route 53: 4 days after expiration

  • Restoration with the registry is possible: Between 4 days and 94 days after expiration

  • Domain is deleted from the registry: 94 days after expiration


The registrar for this TLD is our registrar associate, Gandi.