.MO regulations summary:
Local company or trademark required. Foreign holders of trademarks valid in Macau can register matching domain names via Web Solutions' Trustee Service for .MO. Please note that .MO domains can only be registered, if you simultaneously register a .COM.MO domain.
Registration fee: USD 0.00
Annual domain fee: USD 149.00
Annual Local Presence/Trustee Service fee (if required): USD 599.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.
.MO full regulations:
Local organisation or trademark required. Foreign holders of trademarks valid in Macau can register matching domain names via Web Solutions' Trustee Service for .MO. Our local agent will register the domain name on behalf of the trademark holder. Please note that .MO can only be registered if you simultaneously register a .COM.MO domain.
Is local company in Macau required?
Local company is required. However, foreign trademark holders may register matching domain names via our Trustee Service. Please note that .MO can only be registered if you simultaneously register a .COM.MO domain.
Is local admin contact in Macau required?
Yes, in order to register .MO domain names, a local administrative contact residing in Macau must be appointed.
If you have no such local contact person, we can provide this via our Local Presence/Trustee Service for MO domains in Macau.
Are trademarks usable in Macau?
Foreign holders of trademarks valid in Macau can register identical domains via our Local Presence/Trustee Service for Macau.
Does Web Solutions offer an agent solution?
The Trustee Service only applies to foreign (non-Macau based) holders of trademarks valid in Macau. You must hold a trademark issued in Macau.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .MO IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .MO?
Generic domains are not prohibited per se, but domain names must match company name or trademark.
How much time does it take to register .MO domain name?
Usually, it takes 0 day/s to register a .MO domain name in Macau. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the Macanese domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .MO domains?
It is not possible to apply for .MO domain names with less than 3 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .MO domains?
It is not possible to apply for .MO domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one Macanese domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of Macanese .MO domain names.
Are there other domain extensions related to Macau?
Yes, there are more Macanese extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for Macau below:
Trustee service for Macanese .MO domain names
If you opt to take advantage of our Local Presence/Trustee Service for Macanese domain names, Web Solutions itself, its local branch office or a local agent assigned by us will become the legal holders and administrative contacts of the relevant .MO domains.
Acceptable .MO domain types:
Domain names related to your company name, products, services and trademarks can all be registered via our Trustee Service for .MO domain names. If you are planning to register domains relating to gambling, chat, erotic content, advertising or similar name categories, such names must be pre-approved individually and may incur a higher service charge. Please email us in advance at email@example.com.
DNS choice for Macau:
All the .MO domain names may be hosted on your own name servers. If you specify no name servers, we will provide DNS for your Macanese domains free of charge.
User Certificate for Macanese Trustee domains:
As soon as the .MO domain names have been registered, we will forward to you a User Certificate which defines your rights and the terms under which we are providing the Trustee Service for Macau - including that you will be considered the rightful user of the domain names, with full authority to define technical settings and to manage the usage of the domain.
Web Solutions will be supplying the Local Presence/Trustee Service as is, and cannot guarantee against unforeseen interruptions or discontinuance of service. We can never be held responsible for any losses sustained by our clients, directly or indirectly, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages.
Register the Macanese trademark!
There will always be risks involved with using a local presence or trustee service such as this. We strongly recommend that our clients strengthen the legal standing of their .MO domains, by registering matching trademarks in Macau.
No warehousing of Macanese .MO domain names with Trustee Service!
It is expressly not permitted to use our Trustee Service for .MO domain names for the purpose of purchasing and selling domain names. Exceptions may be made for certain generic type domain names, in which case an agreement must be made in writing between ourselves, prior to the registration of the domain name.
Dont spam using your .MO domain names with Trustee Service!
If you are planning to send out large amounts of emails from your MO domain with Trustee Service (over 50 recipients at once), you must inform us in advance and seek prior approval.
If you would like more information regarding Trustee Service for Macanese domain names, or would like to review a draft User Certificate, please contact our support team.
How to transfer domains to Web Solutions?
- Enter the domains you wish to have transferred to Web Solutions into the box
- Fill in your name and email address
- Press Confirm. A person from Web Solutions Support will contact you, in order to process the transfer request
- If you have Auth. Codes ready, include these. If not, you can send them later
- If possible and relevant, please unlock the domains, so they are ready for transfer