Domain Names

There is no specific legislation on country code top-level domain names.

Filing

Country code top-level domain name: .st 

Sub-domains: .saotome.st; .principe.st; .consulado.st; .embaixada.st; .com.st; .edu.st; .gov.st; .org.st; .net.st; .store.st; .mil.st; and .co.st which are reserved for residents. 

Applicant: individuals and legal entities. 

Restriction as to nationality: none. 

Local presence: not required. 

Domestic trademark right: not required for obtaining domain name registration. 

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one to ten years.

Renewal/maintenance: one to ten years, renewable

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court. 

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.

Registration Authority

Authority name: ST Registry AB. 

Internet address: www.nic.st