FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
All Malaysian both individuals and entities are eligible to register IDN in the suitable phase.
Phase 1 (Jawi): registration is only open to government agencies and government educational entities.
Phase 2 (Jawi): registration is only open to existing .my domain name customers.
Phase 3 (Jawi, Chinese and Tamil): registration will be opened to existing .my domain name customers and
Phase 4 (Jawi, Chinese and Tamil): registration will be opened to the public (for both individuals and entities).
* Please refer question number (4) in the General Introduction for more detail information.
Similar to the requirements of ASCII domain names for its respective categories, you will need to furnish .my DOMAIN REGISTRY with a copy of supporting documents. If you are from a government agency or an educational entity, you would need to provide us with the relevant documents. Meanwhile, supporting documents are not required for any applications from Companies.
.my DOMAIN REGISTRY will register and activate the domain name as soon as we verify the supporting documents.
All applications for IDNs will be handled by .my DOMAIN REGISTRY until further notice.
You can only enter Jawi, Chinese and Tamil characters for the domain name. Others information such as contact information and DNS hostname MUST be in ASCII / Latin characters.
No, the IDN you apply for does not need to match with your company name nor any ASCII name.
.my DOMAIN REGISTRY does not check for the suitability or appropriateness of the domain name chosen by the Registrant.
Number ASCII mix with character Jawi, Chinese and Tamil
Kindly refer to the table below for example:
Mixed Jawi, Chinese and Tamil
IDN does not allow a mixture of Jawi, Chinese and Tamil in a domain name. You must register IDN Jawi names in the Jawi characters, IDN Chinese names in Chinese characters and IDN Tamil names in Tamil characters.
Special Rules for IDN:
General Rules for all domain names that are prohibited (Jawi, Chinese and Tamil):