Re-Registration of Domain Names

Re-Registration of Domain Names :

Q1: What is the purpose of re-registration?
Q2: Who needs to re-register?
Q3: How much is the re-registration fee?
Q4: How do I re-register and what kinds of documents should be provided during re-registration?
Q5: What are the differences between the Old Contract and New Contract?
Q6: Can I change my existing domain name information?
Q7: What if my company is the same but the name of my organization has changed?
Q8: How can I know whether the re-registration is successful or not?

 


Q1: What is the purpose of re-registration?

A: The purpose of re-registration is to verify / update existing registration information to ensure domain name related information can be reached to the correct contact person, to clear up non-active domain names and to get the consent of the registrants to enter into the latest HKDNR Registration Agreement. Domain name holders who initially registered before February 19, 2001 have right to keep the Old Agreement, or to accept the latest HKDNR Registration Agreement.

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Q2: Who needs to re-register?

A: All active ‘.hk’ domain name registered before June 1, 2001 are required to proceed the re-registration process.

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Q3: How much is the re-registration fee?

A: No fee is required for re-registration.

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Q4 How do I re-register and what kinds of documents should be provided during re-registration?

A: You have to provide the Certificate of Business Registration (‘BR’) of your company by fax to +852 23192626 or by mail to our office at Unit 501, Level 5, Core C, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong..

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Q5: What are the differences between the Old Agreement and the latest HKDNR Registration Agreement?

A: A comparison between the Old Agreement and the latest HKDNR Registration Agreement is shown below:

Old Agreement Latest HKDNR Registration Agreement
* Respective domain name holder can only register one ‘.hk’ domain name. * Each domain name holder can apply for multiple domain names without upper limit
* Domain names cannot be transferred. * Domain names are transferable under mutual consent by both parties.
* No annual fee is required. * Domain names are required to be renewed with annual fee
* Charges are required for updating name servers information * Updating of domain name information is free-of-charge

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Q6: Can I change my existing domain name information?

A: Basically information of your Administrative Contact, Technical Contact or Billing Contact can be updated. However, as domain names under Old Agreement is non-transferable, you cannot make change to name of the organization using the domain name, also updating of name server information is charged.

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Q7: What if my company is the same but the name of my organization has changed?

A. Please contact us by email to enquiry@hkdnr.hk with details of your case.

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Q8: How can I know whether the re-registration is successful or not?

A: For every re-registration, an email notification will be sent to the Administrative Contact of your domain name.

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Should there be further queries, please contact us at +852 23191313 or email to enquiry@hkdnr.hk. Thank you.

Last Updated: 19 / 08 / 2006