.nowruz Domain Name Registration Rules
Domain Name Registration Rules for .NOWRUZ
Accepted characters and combinations
- Classic (Non IDN) domain names consist of:
- Characters a to z
- Digits 0 through 9
- Hyphen (-)
- Cannot start nor end with a hyphen (-)
- Cannot have a hyphen in third and fourth position, unless the first two characters are ‘xn’ and the domain name can be converted to a valid IDN.
- IDNs consist of:
- Digits 0 through 9
- Hyphen (-)
- Unicode characters from the Perso-Arabic Alphabet
- Cannot start nor end with a hyphen (-).
- Cannot have a hyphen in third and fourth position.
Domain Name Length and IDNs
Domain names must be at least three (3) characters long and cannot be longer than 63 characters in length. Domain name length does not include the length of .nowruz extension. IDN domain names should be converted to ACE string before registration. Domain name length restrictions will apply after ACE string conversation.
If the domain is an Arabic IDN Labels must start with an Arabic Letter and no European numbers may be present, and vice versa.
Common Rules for Registration
These Rules apply to the registration, renewal, transfer, modification, suspension and deletion of Domain Names and to other transactions with respect to Domain Name Registrations.
Registration requests will be processed on a first come, first served basis
Registration requests must be in EPP format specified by Asia Green IT Systems or registrations should be completed from registry backend panel by registrar company.
The Registrar must have sufficient deposit or credit in their registry account to cover any fees charged by AGIT. The Registry will not accept a Registration Application and will not renew a Registrations at the end of the applicable Term unless it has received payment in full from the Registrar. Names requiring a Registration Application or that result in the release of a registrations will be in accordance with Registry Policies and requirements as set out by ICANN.
Registration Term, Expiry Date and Renewal Policies of Domain Names
Domain names can be registered between one year to ten years. The domains expiry date cannot exceed ten years. For example, if a domain name has two years remaining to expiry, then it will not be allowed to renew more than eight years.
Notification of the termination or expiration for a registration for any reason whatsoever is the responsibility of the Registrar and not the Registry.
The payment of any fees due may be made to the Registry via a Registrar. The Registry is not responsible for any failure on behalf of the Registrar resulting in the non-registration, non-renewal or termination of the registration.
Certain .nowruz domain names have been blocked by Asia Green IT Systems Ltd. Şti. This means that they may not be registered. Additionally, subject to the provisions of a contractually mandated Schedule of Reserved Names including ING/NGO Names, Country Codes, Country names and other ICANN mandated reserved names. The status of these names as “reserved” may be altered in conjunction with ICANN.
Two-letter domain names have been blocked as well due to ICANN restrictions. Two-letter domain names except two-letter country codes may be released upon ICANN’s permission.
The registry has reserved some domain names for its own use for the registry operation.
Availability of names is also subject to Registry Reserved names, which are names reserved by the Registry for its use. The Registry may also establish a “Prohibited Names List”, which names will be blocked from availability for registration.
The Registry may withhold any quantity of names for inclusion in “Premium Names Lists” or other means of distribution at future determined time and rates. Additionally, the Registry reserves the right to reserve additional names as Registry Reserved Names at any time in its sole discretion and to allocate such names in according with ICANN requirements and Registry Policies.
The Registry may block names which are subject to additions and modifications from time to time. Blocked names are not available for registration. The blocked names include names blocked by ICANN.