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Adding ASCII.tw Domain Name Registration under
.台灣(.xn--kpry57d)

Adding ASCII.tw Domain Name registration not only in the top level “.tw”, but also in “.台灣(.xn--kpry57d)!

The ASCII.tw Domain Name “.台灣(.xn--kpry57d)” will be starting from 14:00 (Taipei time) on February 18, 2020.

Before the official opening, TWNIC will provide priority registration for registrants who meet the eligibility requirements. For example, twnic.tw can be registered for twnic.台灣 in the grandfathering period.

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Grandfathering Period

From 14:00, January 7th, 2020 (Taipei Time) to 23:59, February 10th, 2020 (Taipei Time)

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Eligibility Requirements

The eligibility requirements are classified into the following 3 types:

  1. Governmental Agency:
    The governmental agencies (or organizations) in the priority registration list (to be provided shortly).
  2. Educational Institute:
    Schools which are registered in accordance with Taiwan’s law in the priority registration list (to be provided shortly).
  3. Registrants of the Existing ASCII.tw Domain Name:
    ● The registrants of the existing ASCII.tw Domain Name (e.g. twnic.tw) will have the priority to register same ASCII domain name under .台灣(.xn--kpry57d) domain space (e.g. twnic.台灣).
    ● In accordance with the result of TWNIC WHOIS query, the ASCII.tw should be registered before February 10th, 2020 (Taipei Time). When registering same ASCII domain name under .台灣(.xn--kpry57d), the ASCII.tw should not have the serverHold status or in the domain dispute resolution process.
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Registration during Grandfathering period

  1. Governmental Agency:
    The governmental agencies (or organizations) in the priority registration list (to be provided shortly).
  2. Educational Institute:
    The domains in the priority registration list will be reserved to schools which are registered in accordance with Taiwan’s law.
  3. Registrants of the Existing ASCII.tw Domain Name:
    Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may apply for same ASCII domain name under .台灣(.xn--kpry57d) at the registrar where the Existing ASCII.tw Domain Name is currently managed.
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Fee

  1. The registration during Grandfathering period: NT 800 per year. The payment method is subject to each registrar.
  2. After registration, the applicant should complete the payment before 23:59, February 10th, 2020 (Taipei Time). If the applicants fail to complete the payment within the schedule, the registered domain name will be released for general registration.
  3. Before completion of the payment, the ownership change of the existing ASCII.tw domain name will be prohibited. If the ownership change of the existing ASCII.tw domain name is occurred, the applicant will be disqualified.
  4. After completion of the payment, the registry may have the right to cancel the application if it does not meet the eligibility requirements.