From this page registrants can find information regarding .cy TLD registration procedures, rules and regulations pertinent to the registration:


Information About:

Domain Name Registration top

Applicants are requested to use online domain name request form to check the availability of a domain name. They will receive a respond to their request together with registration procedure guidance. If you wish not to use the online domain name request form, you are requested to fill and submit by fax, email or post the relevant application form together with any supporting documentation.

Supporting Documentation: The Registrant must be either an individual or an organization. If it is an individual you must send us a copy of your identity card or passport. If it is an organization you must send us a copy of the registration certificate or a letter with the company's trademark logo requesting the domain name.

Acceptable payment methods are:
1. Online Payments (through our website)
2. Bank transfer:
Name of Bank: Bank of Cyprus
Cyprus Account Number:0128-05-026780
Swift Code: BCY PCY2N-010,
IBAN: CY05 0020 0128 0000 0005 0267 8000
Currency: Euro
Details on the bank advice slip: Company name, domain name

You can submit the necessary documentation/fees by post, scanned and sent by email or by fax at:
University of Cyprus
.cy DOMAIN NAME SERVICES
Kallipoleos 75
P.O. Box 20537
1678 Nicosia
CYPRUS

Domain Name Renewals top

Invoices for renewal are sent to the predefined Billing contact every December of a year depending on the expiration date.

Domain Name Transfers top

You can only transfer a domain name to other DNS or to other ISP (Internet Service Provider) Only predefined owner/administrative and technical contact can request a domain name transfer by email or fax.
Email requests are most commonly used and the procedure is the following:

After we receive your email request will respond to you accordingly. When you are authorised to perform a modification you are requested acknowledge your request by replying to the sent email message without typing or deleting anything in the body of the message




Terminating a domain name top
 

You may surrender the application for issuing a License to use the Domain Name by notice in writing to us at any time prior to our receipt of payment.
After payment of the Fees has been received, but prior to the issuing of a License certificate, you may surrender the registration by writing to us on headed notepaper which corresponds to the Registrant address field on the Register entry for the Domain Name.
Removal of a Domain Name is permitted only if it is requested by the Registrant.

 

Changing contact details of a domain name top

Unless specified otherwise, all changes and modifications are free of charge. All communication with the Registrar can be in the form of email messages unless specified otherwise.

Change of the details of the administrative contact
Only the registrant can authorize change of the details of the administrative contact.
Change of the details of the billing contact
Only the Registrant and/or the administrative contact can authorize any change of the details of the billing contact.
Change of the details of the technical contact
Only the Registrant and/or the administrative contact can authorize any change of the details of the technical contact.
Change/Add/Delete name server information outside an ISP
Only the registrant or the administrative contact can authorize the modification of the name service support of their domain name servers outside of the current ISP.
Change/Add/Delete name server information within an ISP
The technical contact of the Domain Name can authorize changes / additions / deletions of the IP addresses and fully qualified name of the servers within the same ISP.
Changes of the Domain Name itself
No changes can be made to the name of an existing Domain Name.




Registration Fees top

       

Table 1

 

Table 2

1 Year License

 

2 Years License

Month of registration

Fee(€) from 13/01/2014

Month of registration

Fee(€) from 13/01/2014

January-March

15.52
January-March
25.87

April-June

12.41
April-June
22.76

July-September

10.35
July-September
20.69

October-December

8.28
October-December
18.62


Special payable fees for the license to use a domain name ending in org.cy that are given to institutions offering charity services for the public benefit

Table 3

 

Table 4

1 Year License

 

2 Years License


Month of registration

Fee(€) from 13/01/2014

Month of registration

Fee(€) from 13/01/2014

January - June

5.18

January - June

9.32

July - December

3.11

July - December

7.25

 

Special payable fees for the license to use a domain name ending in ac. cy

Table 5

 

Table 6

1 Year License

 

2 Years License


Month of registration

Fee(€) from 13/01/2014

Month of registration

Fee(€) from 13/01/2014

January - March

10.35

January - March

18.62

April - June

8.28

April - June

15.52

July - September

5.18

July - September

13.45

October - December

3.11

October - December

12.41



Issuing a Domain Name Certificate top

If you wish to issue a domain name registration certificate you must make your request electronically or by writing to us on headed notepaper.

Restricted Registration top

Please see paragraph 5 in our Rules and Regulations page



Foreign Registrants top

From September 2005 domain names under the .cy TLD can only be registered to Cyprus registered companies and to Cyprus permanent residents.