- What restrictions does .BERLIN have?
The .BERLIN domain requires registrants to have an economic, cultural, historical, social, or other connection to Berlin. This connection can include a contact in Berlin. This connection must be demonstrated by: The registrant's place of residence or secondary residence, seat or place of business, subsidiary or permanent establishment in Berlin, or a contact with a seat in Berlin, with an entry in the Whois database, or some other suitable proof such as a certificate provided by an employer, enrollment at a school or higher education institute, or a birth certificate. Registrants can include a person, legal entity, organization, or group of persons. You will be required to set your .BERLIN contact settings upon checkout (click on the "set whois contacts" link) or from within your Dynadot account once your registration is complete.
- Why can't I register my .AI domain for just one year?
.AI domains only allow 2 year registrations, so unfortunately it would not be possible to register a .AI domain for 1 year, or for longer than 2 years. You can however renew your .AI domain past the 2 year registration period. A .AI domain can be renewed for 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 years, up to a maximum registration period of 10 years. This means that if your .AI domain expires in 2 years, you could renew it for up to 8 additional years. Unfortunately it is not possible to renew a .AI domain for 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9 years.
- Who has the rights to a .UK domain?
Direct registrations on .UK officially launched on June 10, 2014 08:00 UTC. Prior to this date, there were only a few registrations that had been allowed on .UK. As a courtesy to .CO.UK domain owners, they have the first rights to their domain name on .UK. If you are a .ORG.UK owner, you have first rights to your domain name on .UK only if no one owns your domain name on .CO.UK. If you are a .ME.UK owner, you have first rights to your domain name on .UK only if no one owns either the .CO.UK or the .ORG.UK. The only exception to the above break down of first rights is if the higher priority domain was purchased after 10/28/13 23:59 UTC and the lower priority domain was purchased before this date. For example, if the .CO.UK domain name was purchased after 10/28/13 23:59 UTC and the .ORG.UK was purchased before that date, then the .ORG.UK owner has the rights to their domain name on .UK. All owners have the rights to their .UK domain name until this clock hits 0:00. If you are unsure if you have the rights to your domain name on .UK, you can check using the rights checker on dotuklaunch.co.uk. If you would like to purchase a .UK domain name that you have the rights to, you must use the same registrant name that you used for your .CO.UK, .ORG.UK, or .ME.UK domain name. NOTE: If you do not have the rights to the .UK domain you ordered, we will be forced to cancel your order. .UK domains that have a right of registration will be marked in our search results.
- Who can register a .CN domain?
Although .CN registrations used to be restricted, now anyone can register a .CN domain. There are no requirements to register a .CN domain, but you will need to set your .CN settings if you want to set the name servers for the domain. You also need to commit to the following .CN registration agreement: To comply with laws and regulations related to the Internet networks; To comply with the Procedures and other relevant regulations of competent authorities; To comply with these Rules and other regulations as the domain name dispute resolution policy; To ensure the authenticity, accuracy and integrity of the registration information submitted. Why was my .CN domain deleted?
- What are the requirements for registering a .BIO domain?
If you are registering a .BIO domain and you are a producer, a transformer, or a retailer in the field of agriculture, food, and farming and plan to use your .BIO for a website related to organics, you have to commit to not undermining the Principles of Organic Agriculture (POA) as formulated by International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (IFOAM), which is a partner of the .BIO Registry. (The four POA are health, ecology, fairness, and care.) In addition, you must abide by any regulations in force in the relevant markets where organic products are presented and promoted. By purchasing your .BIO domain, you are agreeing to these requirements. If you do not plan to use your .BIO domain for an organic farming or food related website, there are no restrictions.
- What are the requirements to register a .CA domain?
Registrants of .CA domains must meet certain Canadian presence requirements. Only the following individuals and entities will be able to register a .CA domain name: Canadian citizens of the age of majority Permanent residents Legal representatives Corporations under the laws of Canada Trusts under the laws of Canada Partnerships where more than 66.6% of partners meet the above requirements Associations where at least than 80% of members meet the above requirements The trade unions recognized by the labour board under laws of Canada Political parties registered under relevant electoral law of Canada Education institutions including universities, colleges, post-secondary schools, vocational schools, secondary schools, pre-schools, or other educational institutions that are recognized by the educational authorities of Canada Libraries, Archives, or Museums that are located in Canada and not established for profit Hospitals located in Canada and licensed, authorized, or approved to operate as such under an act of legislature of Canada Her Majesty the Queen and her successors Indian band as defined in the Indian Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-5 Aboriginal peoples indigenous to Canada Government Trade-marks registered in Canada Official marks .CA registrants will be asked to complete their registrant settings upon checkout and agree to CIRA's (the .CA central registry) agreement. You can also access your .CA registrant settings inside your Dynadot account.
- How do I set my .BERLIN contact settings?
The .BERLIN domains are restricted to those who have a connection to the city of Berlin. This connection can include a contact in Berlin. You will need to enter your contact settings either at checkout or from within your Dynadot account. To set up your .BERLIN contact settings from within your Dynadot account, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Click “My Domains”, then “TLD Settings” from the left-side menu bar. Click on the "BERLIN Settings", set your .BERLIN contact information here. If you do not have a contact record in Berlin, you can create one on that page as well.
- How do I set or change my .US domain's Nexus requirement settings?
.US domains are restricted. When you register a .US domain, you are asked to fill out your "Intended Usage" and "Registrant Type" upon checkout. You can also fill out or change these settings within your Dynadot account. To set up or change your .US domain's Nexus settings, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "TLD Settings" from the “My Domains" drop-down menu. Scroll down and click on the "US Settings" link on the page. Enter your "Intended Usage" and "Registrant Type" using the drop down menus. Click on the "Submit" button to save your changes. Please note that the .US central registry will delete .US domains that are in violation of their Nexus policies.
- Why do I have to enter a "Registrant Type" when registering a .US domain?
.US domains are restricted. The central registry for .US requires registrants to fill out their "Intended Usage" and "Registrant Type" upon registration. When it comes to entering your "Registrant Type," registrants of .US domain names must be either: A natural person (i) who is a United States citizen, (ii) who is a permanent resident of the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories, or (iii) whose primary place of domicile is in the United States of America or any of its possessions. A United States entity or organization that is (i) incorporated within one of the fifty (50) U.S. states, the District of Columbia, or any of the United States possessions or territories, or (ii) organized or otherwise constituted under the laws of a state of the United States of America, the District of Columbia or any of its possessions or territories (including a federal, state, or local government of the United States or a political subdivision thereof, and non-commercial organizations based in the United States). A foreign entity or organization that has a bona fide presence in the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories. Once you have entered these settings and successfully registered a .US domain, you will not be asked to fill them out with additional .US registrations. If you need to update your settings, you can change your .US Nexus settings from within your Dynadot account. Please note that the .US central registry will delete .US domains that are in violation of their Nexus policies.
- Why do I have to enter a "Registrant" for .AT domains?
Nic.at, the central registry for .AT, requires that a registrant is set when a domain is registered. You can specify an organization, person's name, or both. If you specify a person's name, it must be between 2 and 5 words in length, with at least 2 of the words longer than 2 characters. NOTE: The registrant can only be changed by placing a .AT domain trade order along with submitting a change holder document signed by both the current registrant and new registrant.