Domain Names

There is no specific legislation although some regulations on the organization and management of country code top-level domain names do exist. The Trademark Law also provides some regulations regarding famous marks used by third parties as a domain name.


Country code top-level domain name: .ni 


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 year.

Renewal/maintenance: one year, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court or Arbitrator. The director of has the legal authority to cancel domain names in conflict with famous marks.

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.

Registration Authority

Authority name: Universidad Nacional del Ingenieria (UNI) Centro de Computo.

Internet address: