FAQ for domain names in .HK and Hong Kong
Is local company in Hong Kong required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Hong Kong in order to get a .HK domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Hong Kong?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Hong Kong to register a .HK domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Hong Kong?
Unfortunately, access to .HK domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Hong Kong or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .HK IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .HK domains?
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in Hong Kong. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .HK domain.
How long does it take to register a .HK domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 1 day to register a .HK domain in Hong Kong. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Hong Kong domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .HK domain name can consist of?
Applications for .HK domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .HK domain name can consist of?
Applications for .HK domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Hong Kong domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Hong Kong .HK domain names.
Are there other TLDs related to Hong Kong available?
Yes, there are other Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong below: