.IN is the country code TLD for India; however, India
has made its name space available to any interested registrants,
regardless of residency.
.IN Residency Requirements
.IN is an open registry; you do not have to be a resident or business operator in India to register a .IN domain.
There are certain names that are not available for
registration. All one-character and two-character domains, are reserved
by government and NIXI order, and are not available to the public. In
addition, the following restrictions apply to .IN domain names:
Minimum length for the second level domain name is three characters.
Maximum name length (excluding "http://www" and ".IN") is 63 characters.
Only letters, digits, and hyphens will be accepted in a domain name. Names cannot begin or end with hyphens.
A complete list of reserved names can be found at:
The following third level domains are also available:
The minimum registration period for .IN domains is one year and the maximum is ten years.