Great News for .IN Registrants – Multi Year Renewal Promo

Excellent news from .IN registry to .IN registrants.    .IN Registry has announced a multi-year renewal promo, has been requesting this kind of promotion for the last 4+ years.  Finally, our prayers are heard. This move is going to help the  .IN to score a high number of registrations and as well as renewals.  Overall it will increase the retention rates.   Completely a WIN-WIN formula for all stakeholders in the ecosystem.

On this occasion, we also request the registry to keep this promo extended until .IN hit 10 million registrations.

Registry Renewal Promo announcement is shared below. Kindly note, the prices mentioned in the below announcement are wholesale prices to registrars, ultimately registrars have to add their service costs and also GST or local service tax or VAT based on their jurisdiction presence.  So the price quoted below is not the price registrants, the key message here is long term renewals get the discounted rates.


Long-term Multi-year Pricing Discount! 


The long-term pricing discount program will be applicable to multi-year domain registrations of .IN and .भारत domain names. The discounts will apply to New Creates and Renewals of both, 2nd level and 3rd level  .IN/.भारत domains. 


The long-term discount will be applicable from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021

Key dates:  

Start: 00:00:00 (IST) 1 October 2020 i.e. 18:30:00 (UTC) 30 September 2020 

End: 23:59:59 (IST) 30 September 2021 i.e. 18:29:59 (UTC) 30 September 2021 


All Registrars will receive the following upfront “Effective Price” after the applied discount: New Creates and Renewals of second level .IN/.भारत domains: 


4.Program Terms and Conditions 

  • The “Long-term Multi-year Pricing Discount” runs from 00:00:00 (IST) 1 October 2020 i.e. 18:30:00 (UTC)  30 September 2020 to 23:59:59 (IST) 30 September 2021 i.e. 18:29:59 (UTC) 30 September 2021. 
  • The discounts, as mentioned above, are applicable to multi-year New Creates and Renewals ONLY: o Second Level .IN/.भारत registrations e.g. 

o Third Level .IN/.भारत registrations e.g. 

  • The discounts are applicable to both .IN and IDNs and their respective zones. 
  • Discount is NOT applicable to one year New Creates and Renewals. 
  • The “Effective Price”, after applicable discounts, as mentioned above, will be pre-set/upfront for all .IN  accredited registrars for the entire duration of the program. 
  • GST will be calculated as per “Effective Price” in the monthly invoice. 
  • Registrars are NOT required to opt-in or send a confirmation for participating in this program. The discounted pricing will be applicable to all Registrars by default. 
  • Retail pricing of domains is at the discretion of the Registrar. However, Registrars are required to offer aggressive pricing discounts to customers in accordance with the program’s multi-year discount structure.  The same is suggested for promoting discounted pricing on customer interface/website.  
  • We request you to promote these attractive discounts through feasible marketing activities throughout the program duration and share it with us. Please send marketing proof to [email protected] and don’t forget to tag us in your social media promotions! 
  • This discount program is offered at the sole discretion of the .IN Registry (NIXI).  

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