IDN Conversion Tool

This conversion tool will convert an International Domain Name (IDN) or nameserver from any one of the following formats to the others:

To convert an IDN or nameserver from native characters or RACE to the Punycode version that is stored in the VeriSign Whois database:

  1. Type the domain name or nameserver name that you would like to check in the input field.
  2. Select input encoding type.
  3. Click on "convert" and the results will show RACE, Native, and Punycode encoding for that domain.

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Type: Native Characters RACE Punycode
Input String
Prepared StringRACE
Prepared StringNATIVE
Prepared StringPUNYCODE