.LY regulations synopsis:
No restrictions apply. However, domain names with less than 4 characters require local representation.
Annual domain charge: EUR 130.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.
FAQ for domain names in .LY and Libya
Is local company in Libya required?
Anyone can register a domain name. However, local presence is required for domain names with less than 4 characters.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Libya?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Libya to register a .LY domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Libya?
Unfortunately, access to .LY domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Libya or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .LY IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .LY domains?
No restrictions. Please note, however, that domains with less than 4 characters need local presence.
How long does it take to register a .LY domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 3 days to register a .LY domain in Libya. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Libyan domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .LY domain name can consist of?
Applications for .LY domain names with less than 1 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .LY domain name can consist of?
Applications for .LY domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Libyan domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Libyan .LY domain names.
Are there other TLDs related to Libya available?
Yes, there are other Libyan domain extensions available at EuropeID. Some of them might not have the local presence requirement and may be unrestricted. Please check the available domains for Libya below: