Caribbean Domains: Cayman Islands (.ky)
Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Cayman domain type, ie. “ky”. Therefore to search “www.bb-online.ky” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.
The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED.
To register .ky domains your future Cayman domain, click here!
Once the domain is registered
All Cayman domain names registered with us are stored on our international server. Domains registered with us are automatically provided with their own under-construction page - this notifies potential registrants that the name has been acquired and is now registered. The under-construction page is offered free of charge and may be used indefinitely.
It is possible for Web and/or Mail forwarding to be provided for Cayman domains.
Domain transfer/release fees are charged are by a majority of registrars, but BB Online make no charge to transfer a domain to another Cayman domain name registrar.
Gets some use in Cayman IslandsThe ccTLD for Cayman Islands is .ky, managed by the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA). They are an independent authority, responsible for Telecommunications, Broadcasting and radio. They also have many responsibilities under the Electronic Transactions Law 2000.
The registration of a .ky domain name is limited to residents within the Cayman Islands and a local address and phone number must be provided in registration. Any company requiring a domain name must be registered in the Cayman Islands. A contact or local agent cannot be used if you are overseas.
|.edu.ky - Only for education establishments. It is managed by the Permanent Secretary for Education.|
|.gov.ky - Only for use by Cayman Islands government Departments. It is managed by the Computer Services.|
Some rules and criteria must be followed in order to register a domain name under .ky. These are:
- The only characters that may be used are the Roman Alphabet (a-z).
- Digits 0-9 can be used.
- A hyphen (-) is allowed, yet cannot be used at the start or beginning of the domain name. It is also not to be used in the third or fourth place due to the International Domain name's punycode.
- The domain cannot be used for any pornographic materials, nor may it have any connection with such.
- The domain cannot be used for any gambling, nor may it have any connection with such.
If your registration is rejected, it may be due to not following any of the rules or criteria. What has been done wrong will be sent via the email address given with the application. If approved, and email will also be sent, including the password used to edit the domain. Most emails will be sent within one working day, occasionally two. Data of approved domain names are submitted into the master database at midnight on the day of approval.
Some domain names may be classified by the registry as a premium domain name and will command a higher price. If you request a premium domain name we will contact you before completing your order.
In addition, the registry may at any time reserve domain names from registration or the sale may be restricted to comply with ICANN requirements.
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