Domain Names

There is no specific legislation although some regulations on the organization and management of country code top-level domain names do exist.


Country code top-level domain name: .mg 


Applicant: individuals and legal entities. 

Restriction as to nationality: yes, for .mg,,,,,, and 

Local presence: required; some restrictions as to nationality. 

Domestic trademark right: required for obtaining domain name registration under 

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one year.

Renewal/maintenance: one year, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court. 

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.

Registration Authority

Authority name: NIC-MG (Network Information Center Madagascar). 

Internet address: