.cn Domain

Reserve your .cn domain

The official Chinese extension is available for everyone.


US$9.49 ex. GST/year

Included with your domain name

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DNS Management

Link your domain name to your website, manage your email addresses, and configure your subdomains directly from the OVHcloud Control Panel.

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Secure DNS authentication with your domain name (to be enabled).

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Protection against theft

Protect yourself against fraudulent domain name transfer requests.

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Easy Redirect

Redirect your domain name to a webpage of your choice.

The life cycle of .cn


.cn domain name reservation

The owner must provide the required documents in order to register a .cn domain.

Documents required:

For an individual
  • Copy of an identity card, driving license or a copy of the domain name holder's passport (jpeg format).


  • A reserved domain is not considered registered. A document verification procedure is enforced by the .cn registry. While the verification procedure is in progress, the domain will have the following status: "pending verification".
  • If the domain does not successfully pass the check after 7 days it will be deleted.
Booking Period 1 to 10 years
Renewal Period 1 to 10 years
Delivery time Immediate
Domain size 1 to 63 characters
Internationalised domain names (IDN) supported Yes
Price US$9.49 ex. GST/year

.cn domain name renewal

Warning emails 60, 30, 15, 7 and 3 days before the expiry date:
Email the day of expiration for notification of suspension of a domain name.
Email following the Redemption Grace Period for notification of deletion of domain name.
Renew directly on www.ovhcloud.com
Renew via your Control Panel
Price US$13.49 ex. GST/year

.cn domain name transfer

Time to complete the transfer 5 - 10 days
Price US$9.49 ex. GST/year

.cn domain name owner change

Price Free

.cn domain name reactivation

Redemption period 30 days
Reactivation by the owner
Price US$55.99 ex. GST/year