WIPO Domain Name Dispute Resolution Service for .IR

Country / Territory Code


Country / Territory Name

Islamic Republic of Iran

Whois Search

Whois Search

Dispute Resolution Policy

Variation of UDRP

.IR Dispute Resolution Policy

Relevant differences between the UDRP and the .IR Policy

It is sufficient for the complainant to prove that registration or subsequent use of the domain name is in bad faith, whereas the UDRP requires the complainant to prove both

Courts of the Islamic Republic of Iran

The language of the administrative proceeding shall be the language of the Registration Agreement, i.e., Persian or English. Currently the WIPO Center only administers cases filed in English

The complaint shall be submitted electronically by email and in hardcopy in four (4) sets together with the original of such submission

Procedural Rules

Variation of UDRP

Rules for .IR Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

WIPO Supplemental Rules for .IR Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

WIPO Model Pleadings

WIPO Model Complaint

WIPO Model Response


Schedule of Fees

Domain Registry



Registration Agreement

Text of Agreement

Eligibility Criteria

Registration of .IR domain names is restricted. To register a .IR domain name, domain holders must be:

- organizations legally represented in the Islamic Republic of Iran;

- individuals residing officially in the Islamic Republic of Iran;

- organizations connected with the official representations of the Islamic Republic of Iran abroad;  or

- other individuals or organizations whose activity and the use of the domain name are not in conflict with the laws, practices and interests of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Supported characters

.IR domain names support ASCII characters

  • - may have from 3 to up to 63 characters;
  • - may include letters, numbers and dashes;
  • - may not use dashes in the first or last positions, or simultaneously as the third and the fourth character;
  • - may not use spaces
  • Domain names under dot-iran (.ایران) allow IDNs



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