Post/Registered Mail address: P.O. Box 91450, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Courier shipments address: Office No. 101-5, Emitac Bldg., Al Qarhoud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Telephone: +971 4 272 99 00
Domain Names Summary:
The United Arab Emirates Network Information Center (UAEnic) is the first Registrar in UAE and they manage the Domain Name Registration under .ae Top Level Domain. It also acts as a Local Internet Registry (LIR) where it assigns IP Address to the Local Internet Community in the UAE.
The Domain Name categories available for registration in the UAE are:
.ae Open to public
.co.ae For commercial entities trading in the UAE (companies in free zone are not eligible for this category)
.net.ae Information Technology service provider registered within the UAE (companies in free zone are not
eligible for this category)
.gov.ae Government departments and ministries of the UAE
.ac.ae Academic organization, universities, colleges and education institutes within the UAE
.sch.ae Public and Private Schools within the UAE
.org.ae Not for profit organizations of the UAE (sporting, charitable and religious organizations)
.mil.ae Military authorities of the UAE
Un-registrable domain names: The domain names may be rejected based on the following elements:
All abbreviations with country code top level domains (ccTLDs) whether consisting of two or three letter names such as the standard code for the representation of names of countries or territories.
All the existing generic top level domains (gTLDs) including but not limited to .com, .org, and .net.
All the existing sub-domains in .ae (.co.ae, ac.ae, .gov.ae, .org.ae, .net.ae, .sch.ae, .mil.ae, .name.ae, and .pro.ae). All abbreviations associated with the names of United Arab Emirates provinces and territories, tribes, surname and official titles associated with United Arab Emirates unless permission has been obtained in advance.
Any domain name, which violates public morality or is country to public order or is against a religion or a religious character.
Any domain name, which is likely to deceive the public.
Any domain name, which is or might be prejudicial to interest or security of the nation.
Geographical indication, names of regions of the world, countries, provinces, cities, when they are likely to cause confusion unless permission has been obtained in advance.
International Non-proprietary Names Pharmaceutical Substances (INNs) unless permission has been obtained in advanced.
Names of Intergovernmental Organizations unless has been obtained in advance.
Names of well-Known person unless permission has been obtained in advance.
Domain name corresponding to trademarks or service marks of a third party unless permission has been obtained in advance.
Duration of domain protection: A domain name can be registered in the UAE for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 years.
Renewal of Domain Name: The renewal of domain names does not need any documents. renewal can be filed with the UAEnic at any time before the expiry of protection period. However, a one month grace period is allowed to renew the domain names with extra. After the grace period, the domain name will be canceled and made available to public for registration. Renewal can be made for similar period as for registration (1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 years).
Transfer and Modification of domain names: It is possible to amend any details for the contact details that were filed in the domain name application. It is also possible to transfer the domain name to a third party in the UAE (charges apply).
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