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Характеристики Описание
Домен содержит буквы латинского алфавита (a-z), numbers (0-9), hyphens («-»)
Длина домена от 1 до 63 символов
«-» не может начинаться или заканчиваться дефисом или содержать 2 дефиса (в третьей и четвертой позициях)
IDN нет
Срок регистрации 1-2 года
Auth-code может быть (необязательно)
Контакты admin-c, tech-c
Nic-handle CUNIC, UANIC
Поддерживается интерфейсом EPP, SMTP, Light EPP клиент
Registry Hostmaster Ltd.
Регламент WHOIS

.UA — is the official country code Top-Level-Domain of Ukraine.


A .UA domain name may be registered only on the basis of certificate of trademark registration registered in the territory of Ukraine, or if the trademark was registered in another state with territorial expansion to Ukraine under the Madrid Agreement.

According to the rules of the .UA domain zone, domain name must fully reproduce the verbal designation of a trademark.

Who can become a registrant

Information in the administrative contact of the domain name must fully duplicate information about the trademark owner or the owner of the license agreement for the relevant trademark.

To perform operations with the .UA domain, the DRS uses CUNIC and UANIC contacts.

Checking the Domain

To check, whether the selected .UA domain is free, perform the EPP <domain:check> command.

Moreover, any Internet user can check whether the .UA domain name that interests him is taken, using the whois-server registry, the registry’s official website or

Registering of a domain name

A .UA domain name can be registered in one of the following ways:

1. Via EPP-interface by typing <domain:create>.

Example <create> command for the second level domain in the zone .UA:

        <domain:create xmlns:domain="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:domain-1.0" xsi:schemaLocation="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:domain-1.0 domain-1.0.xsd">
            <domain:period unit="y">1</domain:period>
            <domain:contact type="admin">example1-cunic</domain:contact>
            <domain:contact type="tech">example2-cunic</domain:contact>
        <drs:create xmlns:drs="" xsi:schemaLocation=" drs-1.0.xsd">
                <drs:description>Registrar client</drs:description>

2. Making an ADD application via SMTP.

The application must include 2 contacts: Administrative and Technical. Also in the application should be the trademark certificate number in the license field.

Domain names, unavailable for registration

The www domain name in a public domain which shall be reserved for the administrator of this public domain; it has to be pointed to the website where the policy of this public domain and the list of registrars registering domain names in this domain are published.

Renewing of a domain name

One can renew a .UA domain name no earlier than one year before its expiration. The renewal can be performed in one of three ways:

  1. Via the EPP-interface by typing <domain:renew>.
  2. Making a RENEW application via SMTP.
  3. Via the Light EPP client software by using renew:domain.

Renewing of a .UA domain name can be performed only if:

  • the request for the renewal in made by the registrar, which serves the domain name;
  • the period of the domain validity does not exceed maximum;
  • the domain does not have status that prohibits a renewal, such as BLOCKED or FROZEN.

Updating a domain name

  • Changing of the administrative contact in .UA domain names is performed only when there is a complete set of documents, which satisfy established procedures and have been prepared and sent to Service Online LLC.
  • Changing the certificate number in the license field may be performed only upon presentation of additional documents. The details can be specified in the DRS support service:
  • Without additional documents the following attributes of a domain can be changed: tech-c, nameserver and description.

Apply for a change in .UA domain names with one of these methods:

  1. Via the EPP-interface by typing <domain:update> this method also allows you to change the status of the domain).
  2. Making an UPDATE application via SMTP.

Changing the domain data is available if the domain does not have status, which prohibits changes, such as HOLD, BLOCKED or FROZEN.

Transfering of a domain name

A DRS registrar can initiate a transfer of domain name from another registrar by one of the following ways:

  1. Via EPP interface by typing <transfer> request .
  2. Making a TRANSFER application via SMTP.
  3. Via the Light EPP client software by using request function of transfer:domain operation.

Transfer is free of charge. After the transfer the expiration date of the domain name remains the same.

The registrant (admin-c of the domain name) must notify his current registrar if he wants to move to another registrar. The registrant should ensure that his domain is not locked for transfer. When using the authorization code, the registrant should get the code from his current registrar. Information that the domain name is blocked for transfer is available only to the registrar who operates the domain name and is not displayed publicly.

The one should wait up to 168 hours for the answer from the current registrar to the request.

  • If the registrar has approved the transfer of the domain name, then the application is satisfied, and the domain name is transferred to a new registrar.
  • If the registrar responds negatively, the application is rejected and the domain stays at the old registrar.
  • If the current registrar does not give an answer for five working days, the domain name is automatically transferred to a new registrar.

Blocking of a domain name transfer

To prevent receiving applications for changing of a registrar and to prevent their random verification, a domain name lock can be used (by setting the appropriate status).

The locked status means that all applications for changing if the registrar for this domain name will be rejected.

The absence of lock means that the applications for changing of the registrar will be received and processed.

Status Values

OK-UNTIL - the domain name has been delegated, term of delegation - till the specified date.

HOLD-SINCE - the domain name delegation have been held up from the specified date. The domain needs to be renewed.

BLOCKED - the domain name delegation have been held up because of violation of correspodning public domain. Making any changes to the record has been frozen till the administrator's decision.

FROZEN-OK-UNTIL - the domain name has been delegated, but making any changes to the record about this domain name has been frozen till the administrator's decision or till the administrator receives a corresponding court decision with regard to this domain name.