Is local company in Turkey required?
Local presence or a local Trustee is not required per se. However, foreign applicants must document having relations to Turkey. Other than a trademark or trademark application, this can be documented in the form of Turkish clients, Turkish business partners or declarations of intent to do business with a Turkish company. The Turkish partner will need to provide a letter of intent. Web Solutions can be helpful in preparing the necessary letters of intent and declarations.
Is local admin contact in Turkey required?
No, a local administrative contact in Turkey is not required in order to register .COM.TR domain names.
Are trademarks usable in Turkey?
If you own a Turkish trademark or have applied for one, then you can register a matching .com.tr domain. If you own several Turkish trademarks, then you can register matching domains for each trademark.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
In Turkey it is possible to register .COM.TR domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Offered IDN pattern include characters:
[ğ, ı, ü, ş, ö, ç]
Are generic domains allowed for .COM.TR?
Domain name must relate to a company name, product or service. Some documentation of your right to the domain must be provided. If you would like to have a name pre-validated, please email us at email@example.com.
In general the naming rules are:
- Domain names must be derived from the applicant company name, or certain abbreviations of the same.
- Domains can also be derived from Turkish registered trademarks or trademark applications, or certain abbreviations of the same.
- Words that are not part of the official name or trademark cannot be added. However, it is allowed to add a hyphen "-".
- Abbreviations must include the basic elements of the company name. Only latter elements can be removed or abbreviated.
- In some instances it is allowed to translate names into English or Turkish
For instance "The First Company, Inc." can register "thefirstcompany.com.tr" and "thefirst.com.tr"; but not "firstcompany.com.tr" or "company.com.tr", as the domain must include the basic element of "The" etc..
How much time does it take to register .COM.TR domain name?
Usually, it takes 3 day/s to register a .COM.TR domain name in Turkey. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the Turkish domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .COM.TR domains?
It is not possible to apply for .COM.TR domain names with less than 2 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .COM.TR domains?
It is not possible to apply for .COM.TR domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one Turkish domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of Turkish .COM.TR domain names.
Are there other domain extensions related to Turkey?
Yes, there are more Turkish extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for Turkey below: