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: .md  Sub-domains: .com.md; .org.md; .co.md; .srl.md; .sa.md; .net.md; .acad.md  Applicant: individuals and legal entities. Restriction as to nationality: none. Local presence: not required. Domestic trademark right: not required for obtaining domain name registration. Domain name can be registered as a trademark: no.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one year. Renewal/maintenance: one year, renewable. Dispute about ownership: can be brought before the court. Uniform dispute resolution procedure: available (ICANN UDRP model) before WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center. Other dispute providers: CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution; National Arbitration Forum; Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center.

Registration Authority

Authority name: MoldData S.E. Internet address: https://nic.md/en