What is a .med domain?
Registering a .MED extension code is simple and will help your medical-related website gain a targeted audience through the medical community.
FAQs for .med
- Trademark Sunrise .med – is a special period that provides current brand and trademarks owners the opportunity to secure their trademarks under the new top level domain. The fee for registration during this period is usually higher as trademarks will need to be verified and cleared.
- Landrush – a short registration period for entities and individuals who do not own a trademark in the name they wish to register. It is intended for highly sought-after generic .med domains and are usually priced significantly higher than registering during general availability. If more than one landrush application is received for the same .med domain, the .med domain will usually go to auction in which the applicants will have the chance to bid for the domain.
- General Availability – This phase is open to the general public and is a first-come, first served launch. When a .med domain is registered, it is officially reserved and registered in real time.
- Premium or Reserved Names – A registry can and will withhold .med domains names from open registrations that are considered premium domains, which are names that are highly desired or unique. These .med domains with this premium status will eventually be auctioned to the highest bidder.
The other option for the .med name will be to create an exclusive presence for the medical community that resonates worldwide. .med is easily recognizable in over 70 languages and will provide a new sphere of trust by assigning domain names exclusively to healthcare professionals such as practitioners, research laboratories, healthcare centers, and universities.
We may send you an email regarding your .med free pre-registration to confirm you request. If this email is not deliverable, your account will be closed and your free pre-registration will be deleted.
When the a gTLD .med is approved, ICANN will set forth rules and guidelines as well as a launch sequence which dictates who can register a new gTLD .med, when and under what conditions. The expected launch sequence will be: