FAQ for domain names in .NZ and New Zealand
Is local company in New Zealand required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in New Zealand in order to get a .NZ domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in New Zealand?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in New Zealand to register a .NZ domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in New Zealand?
Unfortunately, access to .NZ domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in New Zealand or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .NZ IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .NZ domains?
No restrictions, but generally the New Zealand domain authority might have a list of blocked/reserved names (i.e., geographic, political and other names) which cannot be registered.
How long does it take to register a .NZ domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 0 days to register a .NZ domain in New Zealand. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the New Zealand domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .NZ domain name can consist of?
Applications for .NZ domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .NZ domain name can consist of?
Applications for .NZ domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one New Zealand domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of New Zealand .NZ domain names.
Are there other TLDs related to New Zealand available?
Yes, there are other New Zealand 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 New Zealand below: