Every domain name has pre-defined lifecycle. Once a domain name expires, it goes through various stages before it is released back and made available to general public for registration on first come first serve basis. IndiaLinks sends four (4) renewal reminder emails to customers and two (2) renewal reminder emails to domain's registrant & administrative contact prior to the expiration date.
Below is after-expiry timeline for all gTLDs, .IN &.CO ccTLDs which IndiaLinks offers.
|Days after expiration||Action|
|Day 1||Domain expires. Renewal Grace Period of 30 days begins. Domain names can be renewed at their regular price.|
|Day 5||Domain name may be parked or put up for auction. DNS servers of the domain name will be changed & all services associated with the domain name (eg. website, emails) will stop working. Domain names can be renewed at their regular price (if not auctioned already).|
|Day 30||End of Renewal Grace Period, Beginning of Redemption Period of 30 days. Domain names can be renewed during redemption period by paying redemption fee in addition to the cost of one year domain renewal.|
|Day 60||Redemption Period Ends. Domain name is queued for deletion. At this stage, it is not possible to redeem, recover or renew the domain name.|
|Day 65||Domain name is deleted from registry and made available to general public for registration on first come first serve basis.|
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