Domain Names

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


Country code top-level domain name: .tm 


Applicant: must be a resident/legal entity in Turkmenistan, or a company with an official registered representative in Turkmenistan.

Restriction as to nationality: no.

Local presence: required.

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

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.

Note: domain names in the .tm zone can be registered both as country code third-level domain names by the community in Turkmenistan as well as generic second-level domain names by the international community.

Registration, Protection

Duration: ten years.

Renewal/maintenance: ten years, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: can be brought before the court.

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.

Registration Authority

Authority name: Turkmentelecom (a government company under the Ministry of Communication of Turkmenistan).

Internet address: