Asian Domains: Turkey (.gov.tr)
Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Turkish domain type, ie. “gov.tr”. Therefore to search “www.bb-online.gov.tr” 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.
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Once the domain is registered
All Turkish 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 Turkish 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 Turkish domain name registrar.
Very popular in Turkey, especially com.tr subdomain (as of 19 February 2008, there were 103175 com.tr registrations)
.tr is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Turkey.
It is administered by Nic.tr who has been registering ".tr" internet names since 1991 in the Computer Center of Middle East Technical University, which had provided the first internet connection to the country, with the guidance of IANA and ICANN.
The policies and procedures in terms of ".tr" domain name registration were constituted and executed by the Computer Center of Middle East Technical University from 1991 to 1998. Since 1998 it has operated as an individual department due to the increasing work load.
The purpose of Nic.tr is to issue and manage all the domestic and overseas applications for ".tr" country code Top Level Domain and to conclude the registration if the application is appropriate. Nic.tr also provide customer support through e-mail and phone during the domain name operations as well as handling all the administrative, financial and technical services regarding the ".tr" domain space.
Since 2006 it is possible to use the Turkish characters ç, ğ, ı, ö, ş and ü in a domain name and in 2007 Nic.tr became a member of the Council of European National Top-Level Domain Registries (CENTR).
The table below shows the available second level domains under the domain name ".tr":
|".com.tr", ".biz.tr" and ".info.tr"||Are sub-domain names for individuals and organizations involved in commercial activities-according to certificate;|
|".net.tr"||is a sub-domain name for institutions and organizations which offer internet supply services, value-added wide-scale services such as web, portal, scanning, e-mail, etc. over the internet and application supply services;|
|".org.tr"||is a sub-domain name for institutions and organizations such as foundations, associations, NGOs and alike;|
|".web.tr" and ".gen.tr"||are sub-domain names for which individual and organizational applications (general) can be made and the allocation is made on a "first come, first served" and "domain name-individual/organization relation is not required" basis;|
|".edu.tr"||is a sub-domain name for Turkish higher education institutes that are recognized by Higher Education Council (YÖK).|
|".mil.tr"||is a sub-domain name for the Turkish military institutions and organizations;|
|".gov.tr"||is a sub-domain name for Turkish governmental organizations and institutions;|
|".tel.tr"||is a sub-domain name that can be allotted to individuals and organizations residing in Turkey, related with all kinds of the telephone numbers that they use in Turkey|
|".av.tr"||is a sub-domain name for freelance lawyers, law offices and lawyer partnerships|
|".name.tr"||is a sub-domain name for the personal use of Turkish citizens and foreigners living in Turkey;|
|".pol.tr"||is a sub-domain name for the Turkish Police organization;|
|".k12.tr"||is a sub-domain name for Turkish primary and secondary schools that are approved by the Ministry of National Education;|
|".bel.tr"||is a sub-domain name for Turkish city and town municipality organizations|
|".bbs.tr"||is a sub-domain name for institutions and organizations offering BBS (Bulletin Board System) services;|
".nc.tr" is used as a second-level domain for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, as it has no country code assigned.
A few of these above mentioned sub-domain names does not require any documents from the applicant, for instance: ".web.tr" and ".gen.tr". However, if one wants to apply for a sub-domain name such as ".com.tr", ".biz.tr", ".info.tr", ".org.tr", ".net.tr", ".org.tr", ".com.tr", ".info.tr", ".biz.tr", ".gov.tr", ".bbs.tr", ".bel.tr", ".av.tr", ".k12.tr", ".edu.tr", ".pol.tr" or ".mil.tr" then the appropriate documents needs to be attached to the application. Though please note that if a ".tr" registration application is based on foreign originated documents, the applicant will be requested to prove that the name it has chosen as the domain name is either used in Turkey by the rightful owner or that they are in business venture. In other words, applicants must show business activity in Turkey or have business relationship with a company which is present in Turkey. Otherwise it is not possible for a foreign individual or company to register ".tr" domain name.
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.
.nc.tr is used as a second-level domain for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, as it has no country code assigned.
Other 2nd level domains:com.trgen.trorg.trbiz.trinfo.trav.trdr.trpol.trbel.trmil.trtsk.trbbs.trk12.tredu.trname.trnet.trgov.trweb.trtel.trtv.tr
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