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Country Code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs)_Hong Kong

.COM.HK

Applicants in this category MUST be a Commercial Entity (Business/Company) and provide a photocopy of either their Business Registration Certificate (BR) issued by Inland Revenue Department (IRD) or Certificate of Registration of Overseas Company issued by the Company Registry (CR) of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG).

Also, they are required to provide Hong Kong based contact information details (e.g. Mailing Address, Fax and Telephone numbers).

Note: A foreign company may only apply for this domain name extension if it appoints a local agent as the Administrative Contact. This local agent shall be a legal entity that is similarly registered by any of the above mentioned organisations and is duly authorised by the foreign company. Please refer to our Proxy Services for further information.

.ORG.HK

Applicants in this category MUST be a Non-Profit Organisation and provide a photocopy either of the following:

  • Tax Exemption letter issued by Inland Revenue Department (IRD) that shows your organisation is a charity or not-for-profit organisation (under Section 88 or 87), or
  • Certificate of a Society issued by the Hong Kong Police plus a copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association showing no dividend per share to shareholders, or
  • Proof showing an exemption from Registration of a Society issued by Hong Kong Police plus a copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association showing no dividend per share to shareholders, or
  • Certificate of Registration for Trade Unions or other Unions, or
  • A copy of Certificate of Owners' Corporation under Building Ordinance, or
  • Registration of a Hospital / Nursing Home (under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance), or
  • Certificate of Registration of a Child Care Centre and a letter issued by the applicant declaring the centre is of not-for-profit nature, or
  • Application letter issued by a Government Department of the HKSAR, or
  • Gazatte/Ordinance mentioned the establishment of your organisation together with an application letter issued by your organisation if you are a statutory body, or
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association showing that no dividend per share to shareholders plus a copy of the Business Registration Certificate or Certificate of Incorporation, or
  • Other valid document proving the not-for-profit nature of your organisation

Also, they are required to provide Hong Kong based contact information details (e.g. Mailing Address, Fax and Telephone numbers).

.NET.HK

Applicants in this category MUST be managing network infrastructure, machines and services with a license from the Office of Telecommunications Authority of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) and provide a photocopy either of the following:

  • PNETS (IVANS / ISP) licence issued by the Office of the Communications Authority of the Government HKSAR, or
  • PNETS Fixed Telecommunication Network Services (FTNS) / Fixed Carrier Licence issued by the Office of the Communications Authority of the Government HKSAR, or
  • Services-Based Operator ("SBO") Licence of a type of "Class 3" issued by the Office of the Communications Authority of the Government HKSAR indicating that the licensee is managing network infrastructure, machines and services

Also, they are required to provide Hong Kong based contact information details (e.g. Mailing Address, Fax and Telephone numbers).

2nd-level .HK

Applicants in this category can be local or overseas Individuals or Entities and MUST have a valid mailing address in Hong Kong.

Note: A foreign applicant may only apply for this domain name extension if it appoints a local agent as the Administrative Contact. This local agent shall be a legal entity that is similarly registered by any of the above mentioned organisations and is duly authorised by the foreign applicant. Please refer to our Proxy Services for further information.

.HK Proxy Services

In the event that you do not have a registered business in Hong Kong at the time of your application, we can provide you our Proxy Services ($250) to act as your domain's local Administrative Contact.