Domain Names

There is no specific legislation on country code top-level domain names.

Filing

Country code top-level domain name: .sd 

Sub-domains: .com.sd; .net.sd; .org.sd; .edu.sd; .med.sd; .tv.sd; .gov.sd; .info.sd 

Applicant: for .sd companies, organizations or individuals may apply; for each sub-domain there are special rules concerning the applicant. The applicant must have a bona fide intention to use the domain name on a regular basis. 

Restriction as to nationality: none. 

Local presence: not required. 

Domestic trademark right: not required for domain name registration.

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one year.

Renewal/maintenance: one year, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the Khartoum Trade and Intellectual Property Court. 

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.

Registration Authority

Authority name: Sudan Internet Society (SIS). 

Internet address: www.domains.sd