TLD Specifications

Registration Time
up to 3 working days
Registration period
1-3 years
5 years
Renewal period
1-3 years
5 years
Allowed character length
2 - 63 characters
Allowed characters
a-z, 0-9, MUST NOT contain two consecutive hyphens in the third and fourth character positions and MUST NOT start or end with a hyphen.
TLD supports
Transfer locks possible
Renewal on transfer
Transfer time
10 days
Authcode length
6 - 16 characters
Handle updates
Preconfigured DNS
Allowed Nameservers
2 - 13
Deletion Timeframe
9 days prior to paiduntil date
Redemption Period
30 days 

Domain Restrictions

  • This domain is unrestricted, however, a company registration number and supporting documents are required (for organizations) or a copy of the personal ID/passport (for individuals) is required for registration.
  • For a Second-Level '.hk' domain name, applications are accepted from organizations and individuals from both local and overseas.
  • Use of the word "government", "bank", "assurance", "insurance" or derivatives of these names require additional justification documents.
  • The change of name servers is NOT free of charge for a domain under an old contract! To change the name servers you have to accept a special parameter. 

 Documentary proof
The Registration Policies set out the documentary proof that you are required to provide to us
to establish that you meet the eligibility requirements for the type of Domain Name for which
you are applying. We may require you to submit documentary proof to verify any information
contained in your application or which we may otherwise require to be provided to us from time
to time, even after the registration of your Domain Name. We will determine if the documentary
proof you provide is adequate in relation to each application.
You may submit copies of the documents that accompany your application, including but not
limited to documentary proofs for eligibility requirements, to us by fax, post or electronic means.
If you send documents to us electronically, we will only accept documents in .pdf, .gif or .jpg


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