FAQ for com.hk : FAQ of New Policy about .hk and HELP from Web Domain Hong Kong.

Q1. Who are the new administer HKNIC?
A1. Hong Kong Domain Name Registration Company Limited ("HKDNR") will replace JUCC to administer Hong Kong Network Information Centre.

Q2. What is the new policy of .hk after 01.06.2001?
A2. Domain name holders can apply for multiple domain names; domain names are transferable if two parties mutually consent ; Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) to provide arbitration service in this connection.

Q3. What is the fee for .hk from HKDNR?
A3. Please refer "RULES OF HKDNR for domain registration of .hk" in bottom.

Q4. Does "HKDNR" accept domain registration (com.hk) from individual?
A4. No. But "HKDNR" will provide domain registration for individual in idv.hk.

For individuals aged between 11 and 18, a HKID card copy of the applicant together with a HKID card copy of his/her parents/guidance and the proof of the relationship should be provided. For those aged 18 or above, a HKID card copy is required. Details of the fee schedule can be found in the answer to Q15 of New Registration section.

Domain Fee (.idv.hk) in $150/1yr, $280/2yrs.

Q5. What is affect to existing .hk holder?
A5. Holder of .hk must perform re-register during 14/5/2001-31/5/2002 thru Website of HKDNR.
*Holder of .hk registered before 2001.02.19 can choose old or new policy.

Q6. Support from Web Domain Hong Kong on new policy change of .hk?
A6. We will provide free and charge base support.
a. Domain .hk registered thru us(Domain .hk move out not included). We will provide free support and free re-register as requested.
b. Domain .hk is hosted by us. We will provide free support and free re-register as requested.
c. Domain .hk is not registered thru us. We will provide free support and charge base (HK$200.00 Handling Fee) re-register as requested.

Q7. What happen if holder of .hk don't perform re-register during period.
A7. HKDNR will cancel the domain and will release to other applicant.

Q8. How to contact Web Domain Hong Kong?
A8. Contact Web Domain Hong Kong Tel: +852 2492 1163 Email : domainhk@ webdomain.com.hk

RULES OF HKDNR for domain registration of .hk

com.hk - for commercial entities with a Business Registration Certificate from the Inland Revenue Department of the Government of HKSAR or a Certificate of Registration of Overseas Company from the Companies Registry of the Government of HKSAR;
(Sample Document)

org.hk - for "not-for-profit" organisations which are either "not-for-profit" statutory bodies in HKSAR, "not-for-profit" entities registered with the Companies Registry, entities with a Certificate of Registration of a Society from the Hong Kong Police Force or other approved "not-for-profit" entities;
(Sample Document from Police Dept) (Sample Document from Inland Revenue Dept)

net.hk - for network infrastructure machines and organisations in HKSAR which are entities with a PNETS (IVANS/ISP) license from the Office of the Telecommunications Authority of the Government HKSAR;

gov.hk - for bureaux and departments of the Government of HKSAR; and

idv.hk - for individuals aged between 11 and 18, a HKID card copy of the applicant together with a HKID card copy of his/her parents/guidance and the proof of the relationship should be provided. For those aged 18 or above, a HKID card copy is required. Details of the fee schedule can be found in the answer to Q15 of New Registration section.

Domain Fee (.idv.hk) in $150/1yr, $280/2yrs.

edu.hk - for tertiary institutions in HKSAR and schools with a Certificate of Registration of a School from the Education Department of the Government of HKSAR and other approved institutions of the same nature.
(Sample Document from Education Dept)

Registration of New Domain Name HK$200 (.com/net/org/edu.hk)
Registration of New Domain Name HK$250 (.hk)
Registration of New Domain Name HK$150 (.idv.hk)

*We will charge additional handling fee HK$200 for all first/new registration.

Registration/Renewal Fee (.com/net/org/edu.hk)
- for 1-year renewal contract HK$200
- for 2-year renewal contract HK$380

Registration/Renewal Fee (.hk)
- for 1-year renewal contract HK$250
- for 2-year renewal contract HK$480

Registration/Renewal Fee (.idv.hk)
- for 1-year renewal contract HK$150
- for 2-year renewal contract HK$280

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