.wien is a top-level domain for Vienna, Austria. It was approved by ICANN on 28 October 2013 and subsequently became available for public registration on 11 February 2014.
According to punkt.wien, .wien will create a unique and individual identity for citizens, companies, and institutions. It is designed to serve the needs of the community of the City of Vienna and will improve awareness on Vienna's historical heritage and help economic growth. Among the first registrants was the Viennese Volksoper.
Before the transfer can be started, please unlock the domain for transfer by the old registrar. The transfer has to be initiated through our system. A valid Authorization Code has to be provided to initiate a transfer successfully. You may obtain the authorization code from the old registrar. The Owner of the domain will receive a Form of Authorization by mail. This Form of authorization has to be confirmed by clicking a link. After the transfer is started successfully, the old registrar has to give an acknowledge to the transfer. If the old registrar will not respond within 5 days to the transfer, the transfer will be automatically acknowledged. Normally a transfer will be completed in 5 days.
An Ownerchange is free of charge and can be performed easily in our system.
A Restore can be performed in our system up to 30 days after deletion.