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.zuerich

General Information

.ZUERICH is the new top-level domain for the Canton of Zurich in Switzerland, linking together common interests and providing a common image for both public institutions and business entities associated with the location and destination.

This TLD is mainly catered for the public authority or business entities within the Canton of Zürich so there is a strict eligibility requirement. Additional Information about .ZUERICH can be found via the following link:
http://www.zhlex.zh.ch/Erlass.html?Open&Ordnr=754.2,75,645

API commands

Please find in the following a set of the most commonly used standard API commands in order to register, modify, renew, and transfer a domain name.

Domain Registration

(API Command reference » AddDomain)
Exception
command         = AddDomain
domain          = yourdomain.zuerich
period          = (INT)
ownercontact0   = (CONTACT)
admincontact0   = (CONTACT)
techcontact0    = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0	= (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 	= (NAMESERVER)
X-ZUERICH-UID       = (TEXT)
X-ZUERICH-AGREEMENT = 1

Domain Modification

(API Command reference » ModifyDomain)
Command
command = ModifyDomain
domain  = yourdomain.zuerich

Domain Renewal

(API Command reference » RenewDomain)
Command
command    = RenewDomain
domain     = yourdomain.zuerich
period     = (INT)
expiration = (INT)

Domain Deletion

(API Command reference » DeleteDomain)
Command
COMMAND = DeleteDomain
DOMAIN = yourdomain.zuerich

Domain Transfer

(API Command reference » TransferDomain)
Command
command = TransferDomain
domain = yourdomain.zuerich
action = REQUEST
auth = (TEXT)

Domain Restore

(API Command reference » RestoreDomain)
Command
command = RestoreDomain
domain  = yourdomain.zuerich

Domain Extensions

X-ZUERICH-AGREEMENT1
X-ZUERICH-UID(Text)

Domain Restrictions

Eligible registrants are limited to public authorities (public-law organizations) and businesses incorporated and located in the Canton of Zurich (local presence requirements, provision of a valid UID number from the Canton of Zurich).

You can check your UID number via the following link:
https://www.zefix.ch/en/search/entity/welcome

Supported IDN Scripts

The following IDN scripts are supported by .zuerich.
Provide the LANGUAGE TAG corresponding to your desired IDN within the AddDomain command as X-IDN-LANGUAGE extension.

ArabicAR
ChineseZH
CyrillicCYRL
DanishDA
FrenchFR
GermanDE
GreekGREK
HebrewHE
JapaneseJA
KoreanKO
LaoLO
LatinLATN
PolishPL
RussianRU
SpanishES
SwedishSV
ThaiTH

Get more information of "IDN tables", which represent permitted code points (letters) allowed for Internationalised Domain Name registrations in particular registries on IANA Repository of IDN Practices.

Wedomains :)