Domain Names

There is no specific legislation although some regulations on the organization and management of country code top-level domain names do exist.

Filing

Country code top-level domain name: .by (also available in Cyrillic).  

Sub-domains: available.

Applicant: national and foreign individuals and legal entities.

Restriction as to nationality: none.

Local presence: not required.

Domestic trademark right: required for obtaining domain name registration, if it differs from the firm or individual name.

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 court.

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.

Registration Authority

Authority name: Reliable Software, Ltd.

Internet address: https://cctld.by