Domain Registration

Registration of an Internet Domain Name (Under “.ir” or “.*.ir”):

An Internet Domain Name may be registered under the following conditions (For both .ir and .*.ir):

-          Minimum 3 and Maximum 63 characters. Only English alphabet and (-) may be used,

-          Registration of a Domain Name associated with the name of an illegal activity is prohibited,

-          Registration of a Domain Name containing the public internet suffixes such as “com, org,  biz, edu, net, etc. is prohibited,

-          The Domain Name must not be identical to the name of a well known trademark,

-          The Domain Name must not be confusingly similar to another registered Domain Name.

 

Additional requirements for second-level Domain Names:

  • Registration of a Domain Name under .co.ir

 

This Domain Name Suffix is exclusively for the Registered Business Companies. Presenting a copy of the announcement of the company registration in the Official Gazette is required.

 

  • Registration of a Domain Name under .ac.ir

This Domain Name Suffix is exclusively for the Higher Education Institutes which are licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education, the Parliament and Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution. Presenting a copy of the said license is required.

 

  • Registration of a Domain Name under .id.ir

This Domain Name Suffix is exclusively for the Iranian Individuals. Presenting a copy of the applicant’s ID card is required.

 

  • Registration of a Domain Name under .net.ir

This Domain Name Suffix is exclusively for the Network and Internet Providing Companies. Presenting a copy of the ISP license is required.

 

  • Registration of a Domain Name under .gov.ir

This Domain Name Suffix is exclusively for the Executive Departments and the Ministries of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Presenting a formal request on the pertinent Office’s Letterhead is required.

 

  • Registration of a Domain Name under .org.ir

This Domain Name Suffix is exclusively for the Non-Profit Companies, Scientific Associations, Registered International Institutes etc. Presenting a copy of the announcement of the Institute registration in the Official Gazette is required.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Registration of a Domain Name under .sch.ir

This Domain Name Suffix is exclusively for the Schools, Educational Institutes licensed by the Ministry of Education. Presenting a copy of the said License and a formal request on Institute’s Letterhead is required.

 

 

 

Filing:

Requirements for filing an Internet Domain Name are as follows:

The followings are required in order to register an Internet Domain Name

 

  • Full name, address, phone and fax numbers, email address and nationality of the applicant(s), if the applicant(s) is n individual. OR, Full name, address, phone and fax numbers, email address, field of activity, place of registration, number of registration and nationality of the applicant(s), if the applicant(s) is a legal entity,

 

Renewal:

An Internet Domain Name must be renewed every year. There will an extra 2 months period after the expiration to renew the Domain name, the first month by paying the actual annual fee and the second month by paying an additional 100% fine.