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 Am I eligible to register IDN in Jawi, Chinese and Tamil?

  All Malaysian both individuals and entities are eligible to register IDN in the suitable...

 Can I enter IDN (Jawi, Chinese and Tamil) characters for contacts information during IDN domain application?

  You can only enter Jawi, Chinese and Tamil characters for the domain name. Others information...

 Can I have a mixture of different scripts in my IDN?

  Number ASCII mix with character Jawi, Chinese and Tamil Kindly refer to the table below for...

 Can I reserve my prefered domain name?

  You may apply for any IDN that you prefer, but all domain name application is on a first come...

 Can my IDN be used as a nameserver?

Yes, however the punycode version would need to be used.

 Do I have to pay a fee for IDN?

There will be no IDN registration fee for one year. More details will be provided in our...

 Do I have to pay a renewal fee?

After the initial year, each domain will need to be renewed annually.

 Do I need to convert my IDN into punycode format for registration?

No, you can register your IDN by using the provided virtual keyboard and system will auto...

 Does the IDN need to match my company name or the ASCII name?

  No, the IDN you apply for does not need to match with your company name nor any ASCII name....

 How can I register IDN if I do not have any Jawi, Chinese, and Tamil keyboard?

  All users can register without any Jawi, Chinese and Tamil keyboard because .my DOMAIN...

 How do I use IDN with my email?

.my DOMAIN REGISTRY is an administrator for .my domain name. For email services you will need...

 How long would it take to register the domain name once application has been made?

  .my DOMAIN REGISTRY will register and activate the domain name as soon as they verify the...

 How will IDN be shown on the WHOIS system?

  If you need information to know about your requested IDN, kindly visit the WHOIS service....

 How will my Variants be shown on the WHOIS?

WHOIS for IDN in Chinese characters, which is, if the user enters an IDN that has a string...

 Is there anything I need to do after the IDN application submission?

  Similar to the requirements of ASCII domain names for its respective categories, you will need...

 What are the conditions and rules in applying IDN Jawi, Chinese and Tamil?

  Special Rules for IDN: Jawi: It must contain at least two Jawi characters, but not more...

 What is IDN?

  IDN stands for Internationalized Domain Names, also called the Domain Name Multi-Language...

 What is Punycode and what is it used for?

Punycode is a sequence of ASCII characters that all IDNs will be encoded into in order for the...

 What is Unicode and what is it used for?

Unicode is a universal character set supporting every written script/language. It provides a...

 What is an IDN character variant?

A variant is an alternative form of the domain name. The most common example is if you register...

 What is the difference between IDN and ASCII domain names?

  ASCII name of the domain name is used by most Internet users, by using characters consist of...

 Where can I check my expiry date for my IDN?

Similar to current ASCII domain names, you can look-up your expiry date via our WHOIS service.

 Who handles IDN registration?

  All applications for IDNs will be handled by .my DOMAIN REGISTRY until further notice.  

 Will .my handles traditional and simplified IDN Chinese variant?

Yes, IDN is able to handle traditional and simplified Chinese variant and below is the matrix...

 Will all variant resolving?

No, only the registered IDN with its puny code will store in the zone file.