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.az Domain

What is a .az domain?

When searching online, Azerbaijani internet users expect to see website addresses with .AZ domain names. Whether you are an Azerbaijani local, a small business owner, a gas engineer, a designer, or just someone who appreciates crocheting and tea with jam, a .AZ domain name is for you! With a .AZ domain name you will rank higher in local search results and in the hearts of the locals.

Show your connection to the Azerbaijani culture and commitment to providing the best internet experience in Azerbaijan with .AZ domain. A .AZ domain name is short, professional and memorable helping your website stand out in a sea of content online. Azerbaijan is plentiful in oil and natural gas, so much so Fire Mountain, named for the fact that is continuously burning from underground gas deposits. Azerbaijan is a country of firsts, first fire known to man, first city built on stilts, and many more accomplishments we expect to come out of the grape loving country.

Protecting your brand is as important as growing it. Registering your brand name in Azerbaijani is one of the best preventative measures you can take to secure your trademark and combat copyright infringement. Your domain name is your brand and your brand is you! Register your perfect .AZ domain name before someone else does.

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FAQs for .az

What is the registration term allowed for .az domain names?
The minimum term for .az cpr144449003101 domain names is 1 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .az domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .az cpr144449003101 during general availability is 2 Weeks.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .az domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor cpr144449003101 end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.az); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.az).
Trustee Service for .az

Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.


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How do I host my .az domain name?
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .az. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.cpr144449003101
Can I transfer out my domain if I’m using your Trustee Service?
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you cpr144449003101 must update ownership according to .az requirements before transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .az domain zone does not provide means to hide the information cpr144449003101 of the domain owner. All information (name, address, email, etc.) will be displayed in WHOIS.
Grace period for .az domain name?
After the expiration of .AZ domain there is a "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for cpr144449003101 an additional $300.00 USD. It is important to renew the domain in advance in order to avoid the redemption fee.
Who is the registry that manages .az domain names?
Sponsoring Organisation cpr144449003101 is IntraNS.
.az Domains Dispute & Policy

Domain Dispute & Policy Regulations of domain registration in zone AZ

This document determines domain registration regulations in national segment AZ of Internet network. AZ is officially recognized code of the Azerbaijan Republic in accordance with ISO 3166-1 international standards. Registration of domain names are conducted based on recommendations of international organizations ICANN and IANA.

I. General regulations
Concepts below are used in these regulations:
1.1. Domain – space within the World Wide Web managed in centralized manner and served by domain names’ servers (DNS). Domain is identified by domain name.
1.2. Domain registration – input of information on domain to the database.
1.3. Domain administration – implementation of organizational and technical arrangements to provide domain’s functioning.
1.4. Cancellation of registration – discard of information on domain from database.
1.5. Administrator – legal person conducting registration and administration of domains.
1.6. Registrar – legal person conducting registration and administration of domains based on the contract with Administrator.
1.7. Registrant – natural or legal person, state or local self-governing body using domain name.
II. Registration of domains in zone AZ
2.1. Registration and technical support of domains are conducted on the basis of contract signed by Administrator/Registrar and Registrant.
2.2. Person desiring register domain name sends properly filled application form to the e-mail address of Administrator: [email protected]
2.3.Proper application form for domain registration in AZ zone can be obtained on registrator's site :
1. Network Technologies (www.nt.az)
2. Penki kontinentai Baku (www.extraweb.az)
2.4. Application form for domain registration in AZ zone can be sent to the e-mail address of Registrant.
2.5. One application can be used only for one domain name.
2.6. Confirmation of application’s receipt is sent within 24 hours.
2.7. All applications are considered on the same standards.
2.8. Correctly composed application is examined during three working days, and information about it is sent to Registrant. If required, Administrator/Registrar can demand documents confirming information reflected on application.
2.9. All connective people mentioned on the application must be available by e-mail. Otherwise the Administrator/Registrar is not responsible if they don’t get informed.
2.10. In cases if more than one applications for registration of the same domain name are received, they will be examined by the order of their arrival time.
2.11. Contract between Administrator/Registrar and Registrant is signed after receiving positive reply to the application.
2.12. If one person applies for registration of more than one domains, he must sign contracts for each of them separately.
2.13. Registration term of domain name is 1 year.
2.14. Regulation for carrying out payments in accordance with earlier defined prices for registration and technical support of domains in AZ zone is defined based on the contract signed by Administrator/Registrar and Registrant.
2.15. Domains of “common use” include such GENERIC type domains as com.az, org.az, mil.az, edu.az, biz.az, gov.az, info.az, pp.az, name.az, net.az, int.az. Decision to award to other domains the “common use” status is made by Administrator. “Common use” domains are registered in below order:
com.az, co.az - commercial organizations
org.az - non-commercial organizations
mil.az - military forces
edu.az - education institutions
biz.az - business activities
gov.az- state and local governance bodies
info.az - mass media
pp.az, name.az - natural persons
net.az, int.az - organizations and projects participating in development of Internet network.
III. Demands made during registration of domain names
3.1. At the time of contract signing Registrant has to possess at least two DNS servers (primary and secondary) providing functioning of domain name. These servers have to be placed in two separate IP networks and reliably connected to the Internet. “Reliable connection” means that communication delay with the server must occur not longer than two hours a day. Maintenance of mentioned servers should correspond to the requirements determined by international documents (RFC-1032, RFC-1033, RFC-1034 and RFC-1591). Information on domain name servers has to be conformable to the current status of network.
3.1.1 Condition of domain delegation is the reception of positive results of correctness checking in functioning of specified domain names (primary and Secondary DNS) by the Registrant containing configuration files of the registered domain.
In case of non receipt of positive results of correctness checking in functioning of domain names servers, DNS - servers testing stops. Repeated procedure of DNS - servers testing is initiated by Registrant sending registration form of corresponding sample to the registrar.
3.1.2 The information, concerning domain names servers should correspond to a current condition of a network.
3.1.3 In case of default of the conditions stated in items 3.1.1 and 3.1.2, the registrar has the right to stop domain delegation during all validity of registration.
Delegation can be restored only after elimination of the specified infringements.
3.2. Domain name must contain minimum 3 and maximum 63 symbols (characters of Latin alphabet, cpr144449003101 numbers, dash “-“).The dash cannot be used at the beginning and end of the domain name.
3.3. For the registration of domain names for state and local self-governing bodies of the Azerbaijan Republic it is recommended to use third level zone qov.az.
3.4. Registrant is advised to choose domain name suitable to its own name. Registrant must not use geographical names, other persons’ names and well-known trade marks as a domain name.
3.5. Administrator/Registrar is not responsible, if Registrant violates rights of other persons or organizations by using names or trade marks belonging to them.
3.6. Following are reflected in database:
Domain name
Person or organization using domain name (Registrant)
Contact information of Registrant
DNS: 1 +2
3.7. Registrant is responsible to provide actuality of information about him/her/it reflected in database. Registrant must inform Administrator/Registrar about it within one month in cases of any change or update of information in database. 3.8. Administrator/Registrar promptly informs (notification) Registrant using all contact forms, information on which is reflected in database, on any inexactitude in database information provided by Registrant during registration time, if such take place. If Registrant doesn’t provide within month new information or documents demonstrating credibility of above-mentioned information, registration of domain name will be cancelled.
IV. Rejection of domain name registration
4.1. In following cases registration of domain name can be rejected:
if claimed domain name has already been registered under other persons name;
if documents submitted for the registration of domain name have not been properly executed;
if unethical and unquotable words or phrases are used in domain name;
if not conformed to the technical rules indicated in item 3.1.;
if domain name has not been constructed in conformity with the rules indicated in item 3.2.;
if use of this domain name violates rights of other persons and organizations (if the name of other legal entity, trade mark or natural person is used).
4.2. Substantiated decision on rejection of registration of domain name is presented to Registrant within 3 days. Registrant can file an appeal against this decision.
V. Re-registration of the domain name
5. A month before termination of registration Administrator sends to the Registrant inquiry about prolongation of registration term. If within this period Registrant doesn’t apply for prolongation of term, after termination date of contract the domain name will be canceled. After Registrant’s application for prolongation of domain name’s registration, the contract with him is prolonged for 1 year and information on domain name is held in database for next registration term. At prolongation of the contract its conditions may be changed on the basis of a bilateral agreement.
VI. Administration of domains
6.1. Administrator/Registrar doesn’t take part in relations between Registrant and any third party for the administration of domain.
6.2. Domain name is not subject for property right and cannot be a subject for purchase and sale contract.
6.3. Assignation of domain name to other legal entity or natural person can take place only after the written application of Registrant.
6.4. A new contract on registration of domain name between Administrator/Registrar and new owner of domain name is signed.
6.5. In following cases domain name’s registration can be cancelled before termination date:
As per Registrant’s application;
As per court decision;
In cases indicated in contract between Administrator/Registrar and Registrant;
In other cases envisaged by the legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic.
6.6. In following cases technical support of domain name can be stopped immediately:
As per Registrant’s application;
If as a consequence of change of information on DNS the rules indicated in item 3.1. is not observed.
In cases indicated in contract between Administrator/Registrar and Registrant;
In other cases envisaged by the legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic.
6.7. Administrator/Registrar informs Registrant within 24 hours on decision on cancellation of domain name registration before termination date or stopping technical support of domain name.
6.8. Administrator/Registrar restores technical support of domain name within 24 hours after elimination of cases causing stoppage of technical support. Stoppage time of technical support of the domain name doesn’t cause proper break of registration term’s flow.
6.9. Registrant can file an appeal against the decision of Administrator/Registrar on cancellation of domain name registration before termination date or stopping technical support of domain name.
VII. Resolution of arguable points related to registration and administration of domain name
7.1. All arguable conditions related to the registration and administration of domain name are examined in accordance with the proper legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic.
7.2. If efforts towards solution of arguable conditions related to the registration and administration of domain name by negotiations don’t give positive results, then parties can properly apply to jury or courts of the Azerbaijan Republic.

Please contact for updates http://nic.az/rules_en.html

Domain Requirements for .az

Are Individual .az domain registrations allowed? Yes
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .az? Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .az? Yes

Companies: Copy of Company business registration (any country) and VAT (if applicable), along with passport number or Drivers License number of the contact person.

Individuals: Passport number or Drivers License number of the Registrant.

Are some .az domain names restricted? Yes
Registering trademarks owned by third parties, unethical and unquotable words or phrases are prohibited. For complete restrictions see FAQs.
Does .az domain have a special use? No
Other information I need to know about .az? No
Are there any additional fees for .az? Yes
Ownership update: $250 per domain.
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .az? No
Private Registration service available? No
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No

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