Domain Names

There is no specific official legislation on country code top-level domain names. The Registration Authority (NIC) exists as a non-governmental institution with its own Procedures, Policies and Rules on the registration, maintenance and dispute related to domain names. Intellectual Property Rights have to be observed.


Country code top-level domain name: .mx 


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 five years.

Renewal/maintenance: one to five years, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before a court. 

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: available (LDRP, variation of UDRP) before WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Registration Authority

Authority name: Nic-Mexico. 

Internet address: