Domain Names

There is no specific legislation. The delegation of domain names in the country code top-level domain is regulated by the “Rules of the .UA domain” and “Rules of the registration and use of the domain names in domain zone .УКР” (internationalized (Cyrillic) country code top-level domain).


Country code top-level domain name: .ua and .укр  

Sub-domains:;;;;;; geographical sub-domains (such as 

Applicant: individuals and legal entities. 

Restriction as to nationality: no. 

Local presence: not required. 

Domestic trademark right: required for obtaining top-level country code domains (only zone .UA). 

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: no.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one year.

Renewal/maintenance: one year, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the courts.

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: available for .ua and .com (variation of UDRP named UA-DRP) before WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Registration Authority

Domain zone .UA – Authority name: Hostmaster Ltd.  Internet address:

Domain zone .УКР – Authority name: Ukranian Network Information Center.  Internet address: