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The annual fee for domain name registration and renewal is EUR 10.00 (VAT not included).
It is possible to pay by bank transfer, by VISA and EC/MC credit cards. Local Registrants can pay in cash or by card at:
Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science
Customer Service (Room No 101)
NIC, Domain name registry
Raiņa bulvāris 29
Tel.: +371 67085858, fax: +371 67225072
It is possible to use the domain name after you have received an e-mail confirming domain name pre-registration. In order to use the domain name you have to provide technical details.
If the invoice issued for the domain registration is not paid within the time limit prescribed in the invoice, there is a reminder e-mail sent to one of the contact persons’ e-mail addresses. If the Registry does not receive the payment within 14 days from the day the reminder e-mail was sent, domain is deleted from the .lv zone. It is available for re-registration after a 30-days hold period.
A contract for the intermediary services of registering domain names can be signed free of charge and with no advance payment.
Up to the fifth work day of the month, the Registry prepares and sends a bill to the registrar, which includes:
If the registrar fails to make payment by the date specified on the bill, the Registry calculates the percentages of late fees in accordance to the contract signed by both parties.
Discounts are calculated based on the contract’s appendix titled, “Payment procedures”. The percentage of discounts depends on the number of domain names managed by the registrar.
Yes, the transfer of a domain name from one registrar to another is free of cost.