New Top-Level-Domain (TLD) “.taipei” is available now

Taipei City Government and ICANN entered into a Registry Agreement in August 2014, under which Taipei City Government operates the top-level domain “.taipei”. According to the regulations, there are four steps for the public to access to the registrations of the top-level domain “.taipei” gradually. (1) Sunrise Period has been opened on December 01, 2014 […]

taipeiTaipei City Government and ICANN entered into a Registry Agreement in August 2014, under which Taipei City Government operates the top-level domain “.taipei”.

According to the regulations, there are four steps for the public to access to the registrations of the top-level domain “.taipei” gradually.
(1) Sunrise Period has been opened on December 01, 2014 and closed on December 31, 2014. At this stage, only members of Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) were given the first priority to apply for the registration of the TLD “.taipei”.
(2) The Greater Taipei Precedence Period will be opened on January 21, 2015 and scheduled to close on February 19, 2015. This period is open for incorporated companies registered in Taipei City and the New Taipei City.
(3) Snatch Period will start from February 24 and end on March 26, 2015. At this stage, everyone is allowed to apply for registration of the TLD “.taipei”. After the end of the period, if there is more than one person applying for the same domain name, competitive bidding will decide the owner.
(4) All-Round Opening Period will start from March 31, 2015. During this period, everyone is allowed to apply for registration of the TLD “.taipei” and the registration will be allocated on a “first come first served” basis. Therefore, the open day (March 31, 2015) should be the best timing to apply for the registration of the TLD “.taipei”.

There is sufficient time to well consider your demands on the TLD “.taipei” since the 3rd and 4th periods haven’t yet been open. If you are interested in the registration of the TLD “.taipei”, please feel free to contact us for details and quotations.

Source: News issued by iThome on November 21, 2014

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