Melbourne IT Corporate

.kids is coming!

The new .kids domains are launching soon.

Melbourne IT is excited to announce the launch of the new .kids TLD.

If you’re eligible from August 11, 2022, you can register your .kids TLD.

From clothing labels to media groups,  a .kids domain name will be an excellent choice for popular brands. Fun, catchy and meaningful, .kids domains can be part of a simple and effective solution to cut through the clutter and build long-term brand loyalty.

.Kids Sunrise & Launch Schedule:

  Period Open Period Close
1. Pre-qualified Sunrise Aug 11, 2022 (Thu) Sep 14, 2022 (Wed)
2. Community Sunrise Sep 20, 2022 (Tue) Oct 19, 2022 (Wed)
3. Pioneer Domains Oct 19, 2022 (Wed) Nov 29, 2022 (Tue)
4. General Availability Nov 29, 2022 (Tue)  

All periods open at UTC 16:00 and close at UTC 15:59.

Domain names are allocated on a First-Come-First-Served (FCFS) basis in all periods.

There will be no stoppage of the registry system between Community Sunrise, Pioneer Domains and General Availability.


To register a. kids domain name from August, your business will need to have submitted your details to the Trademark Clearinghouse, a service provided by the Melbourne IT corporate team.   Click here to learn more.

To learn more about .kids domains, don’t hesitate to get in touch with your Account Manager or our customer care team on 1300 706 965 (AU) or 0800 468 110 (NZ).