The .CY domains represent the official extension of Cyprus. These were created in 1994 and intended for entities in this country. The entity that manages the extension is the University of Cyprus.
This extension, can also be used as an abbreviation of some words such as "City", "Calendar year" or "Contract year".
Requirements: Business registration, Local registrant in Cyprus The document that is needed is an authorization letter from the abroad company, which has it's trademark authorizing the company to register and use the domain name. The authorization letter must be submitted on the letterhead of the company, signed from an official of the owner with stamp.
Rates and features
|Registration||120,95 €||1,2 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Renewal||120,95 €||1 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Transfer||140,95 €||2 dominitis|
|Domain length:||3 - 63 characters|
|Residency requirements / Membership:||It’s required that the domain contacts reside in Cyprus.|
|Transfer system:||When the transfer ends, the expiration date doesn't change.|
Extension rules .cy
.cy domain life cycle
|Domain available||Domain active||Domain available|
.cy domains permit characters from 'a' to 'z', numbers from '0' to '9' and hyphens '-'.
A hyphen '-' is not permitted in the first or last position of the domain name.
Two consecutive hyphens are not permitted in the 3rd and 4th position.
It’s required that the domain contacts reside in Cyprus.
This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.
.com.cy domain registrations are immediate.
To complete .COM.CY domain transfer, you'll need your current registrar to provide you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key to verify the ownership of the domain.
Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars provide manual transfers allowing transfers to be completed on the same day, contact your current registrar to find out if they offer this service.
When the transfer ends, the expiration date doesn't change.
The renewal of .COM.CY domains is different than with other extensions.
It's necessary to request the domain renewal at least 1 days before the domain expiration.
In case the renewal request is done after this date, the correct renewal is not guaranteed.
It's possible to request a cancellation of your .COM.CY domain, visit the support center to open a support ticket. Please note, cancelling a name does not provide a refund of any registration fees.
DNS modification is immediate, please note they must propagate through the network, this process can take up to 6-12 hours to complete, until then the domain will still point to the previous DNS servers.
Domain owner change
Ownership changes are done manually and have additional costs, contact us via ticket in case you're interested in it.
In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.
- .COM.CY don't have extra documentation.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock