Domain Names

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


Country code top-level domain name: .pg 


Applicant: individuals and legal entities either established in Papua New Guinea or with local interests, with a bona fide intention to use the domain name on a regular basis. 

Restriction as to nationality: none. 

Local presence: required. 

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

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.

Registration, Protection

Duration: two years.

Renewal/maintenance: two years, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: can be brought before the court or settled by arbitration. 

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.

Registration Authority

Authority name: PNGUT (Papua New Guinea University of Technology). 

Internet address: