Knowledgebase : Domain Names > Domain Name Rules
Domain names cannot contain spaces Domain names are not case sensitive e.g. can be used as freeparking.co.nz or FreeParking.co.nz Use only letters, numbers, or the hyphen ("-") character They cannot begin or end with a hyphen Registered on a first...
To be used for commercial and personal sites Cannot contain all numbers Must have at least 3 characters, but less than 47, not including .cc Registration term from 1 year minimum to 10 years maximum
2 year minimum and maximum registration period. .co.uk is intended to be used for commercial purposes and .org.uk for not-for-profit or public service enterprises. Must have at least 3 characters and less than 65 characters, including .uk. Can only ...
No special registration conditions, i.e. anyone can register. Length cannot exceed 63 characters in total (not including extension). Must have at least 2 characters. Registration term from 1 year minimum to 10 years maximum.
Restricted to Australian companies, foreign companies licensed to trade in Australia, and holders of an Australian Registered Trade Mark. Domain name must exactly match, be an acronym or abbreviation of the registrant's company or trading name, organisa...
To be used for commercial and personal sites Must have at least 3 characters, but less than 63, not including .jp 1 year minimum and maximum registration period
For use with websites designed for mobile phone usage The use of .mobi domain names is regulated by the dotMobi Registry - websites using a .mobi domain name must conform to mandatory rules, and compliance is tested Must have at least 3 characters and...
Must have at least 2 characters No registration conditions except for the 5 moderated extensions, which are .cri.nz, .govt.nz, .iwi.nz, .mil.nz and .parliament.nz Length cannot exceed 63 characters in total (not including extension) Registration ter...
Used for commercial and personal sites Registered on a first come, first served basis Must have less than 63 characters, not including .tv Registration term from 1 year minimum to 10 years maximum
To be used by U.S. citizens and residents, U.S. corporations and other U.S. organisations and organisations with a presence within the United States Domain names must be longer than 2 characters and cannot exceed 63 characters (this does not include the...
To be used for commercial and personal sites Must have at least four and as many as 63 characters, not including the .ws Registration term from 1 year minimum to 10 years maximum