FAQ for domain names in .IM and Isle of Man
Is local company in Isle of Man required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Isle of Man in order to get a .IM domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Isle of Man?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Isle of Man to register a .IM domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Isle of Man?
Unfortunately, access to .IM domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Isle of Man or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .IM IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .IM domains?
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in Isle of Man. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .IM domain.
How long does it take to register a .IM domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 14 days to register a .IM domain in Isle of Man. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Isle of Man domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .IM domain name can consist of?
Applications for .IM domain names with less than 4 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .IM domain name can consist of?
Applications for .IM domain names with more than 32 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Isle of Man domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Isle of Man .IM domain names.
Are there other TLDs related to Isle of Man available?
Yes, there are other Isle of Man 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 Isle of Man below: