Yes Details Are Individual .melbourne domain registrations allowed?
Yes Details Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .melbourne?
Yes Details Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .melbourne?
Registration is limited to Victorian residents and business, and other entities with an interest in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Applicant must satisfy either criteria A, B or C as described below in order to register or renew a .MELBOURNE domain name.
Criteria A – Victorian Entities: The applicant must be an entity registered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission or the Australian Business Register that:
1) has an address in the State of Victoria associated with its ABN, ACN, RBN or ARBN; or
2) has a valid corporate address in the State of Victoria.
Criteria B – Victorian Residents: The applicant must be an Australian citizen or resident with a valid address in the State of Victoria.
Criteria C – Associated Entities: The applicant must be an Associated Entity. The applicant may only apply for a domain name that is an exact match or partial match to, or an abbreviation, or an acronym of:
Proxy services are not allowed.
Yes Details Are some .melbourne domain names restricted?
Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.
To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.
No Details Does .melbourne domain have a special use?
No Details Other information I need to know about .melbourne?
No Details Are there any additional fees for .melbourne?
No Details Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .melbourne?
Yes Details WHOIS Privacy service available?
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No Details
This domain extension does not support internationalization.
The Crown in right of the State of Victoria, represented by its Department of Business and Innovation
State Government of Victoria
Level 20, 80 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Note that the applicant is a sovereign state within the Commonwealth of Australia. It is formally established under the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 (an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom at Westminster), and further described under The Constitution Act 1975 (an Act of... Read more
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