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.nyc Domain Registration


.nyc offers New Yorkers one of the first citywide domain. .nyc is a top-level domain (TLD) for New York City. Your website can now carry the instant cachet and credibility of New York City itself. It’s instantly recognizable and helps you connect with a New York audience.



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Register your .nyc domain

Registrants must be either:
a) a natural person whose primary place of domicile is a valid physical address in the City of New York; or
b) an entity or organization that has a physical street address in the City of New York.
The registrant must remain in compliance with this requirement for the entire period of such domain name’s registration.
A P.O. Box address in the City of New York does not satisfy this requirement and proxy services are not allowed. In addition, the registrant must be in compliance with all relevant Federal, New York State and New York City laws including the tax requirements for conducting business via the Internet.

No. There is no Trustee Service (Proxy) available for this domain name extension.

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

There is no whois privacy feature for .nyc domain. All information of the domain owner (name, address, email, etc.) will be displayed in WHOIS.

The .nyc domain is reserved exclusively for New Yorkers. Any person, business, or organization with a physical address within the five boroughs can register a .nyc domain.

Any individual or business is eligible to register the .NYC domain extension.

The minimum period to register .NYC domain names is 1 year.

The .NYC domain name is registered immediately.

Once the domain expires, it will be in Renewal Grace Period for 40 days when the domain name can only be renewed but not transferred to another registrar at no additional fee. This is followed by a 30-days
Redemption Period (also known as Pending Delete Restorable) when all services associated with the domain name (eg. DNS, website, emails) will automatically not be available but the domain can still be renewed at an
additional fee At the end of the Redemption Period, it enters into a 5-day Pending Delete period and the
domain name can no longer be renewed or recovered. After this period, the domain will be available to the
general public for re-registration on “First come First serve basis”.

To register .nyc domain name, the following rules apply:

  • Maximum domain name length is 63 characters,
  • minimum is 4 characters.
  • Valid characters for a domain name are letters (a-z), numbers (0-9) and hyphens (-).
  • Though, a domain cannot start or end with a hyphen. Also, two consecutive hyphens are not valid.
  • Internet reserved names such as company, example, ICANN, ripe, www, root-servers and more are not valid.
  • Names are case-insensitive.

The City of New York by and through the New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications manages the registration of domain names with the .nyc domain name extension.

The maximum period for the domain registration is 5 Years

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