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Update to .UA Policy: new Third Level Domains

As of February 1, 2024, the .UA Policy will be applicable to new third-level domain name registrations in the public domains: .CN.UA, .CHERNIHIV.UA, .CHERNIGOV.UA, .CV.UA, .CHERNIVTSI.UA, .CHERNOVTSY.UA, .LT.UA, .LUTSK.UA, .KR.UA, .KROPYVNYTSKYI.UA, .KIROVOGRAD.UA, .TE.UA, .TERNOPIL.UA, .UZHHOROD.UA, .VN.UA, .VINNYTSIA.UA, .VINNICA.UA, .VOLYN.UA, .ZAKARPATTIA.UA, .ZT.UA, .ZHYTOMYR.UA, .ZHITOMIR.UA.

You may consult the .UA Policy at https://www.hostmaster.ua/policy/ua-drp/files/UA-Policy-EN-20240201.pdf.

Since July 1, 2023, WIPO's Domain Name Dispute Resolution Service for .UA is reinstituted and the Center accepts new .UA filings under .UA Policy.

The .UA Registry has adopted the “Decision on the peculiarities of application of the .UA Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and the Rules for .UA Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy under the martial law regime” (“Decision”).

In accordance with the Decision, the reinstitution of the .UA proceedings is accompanied with procedural safeguards, mainly the possibility of extending certain deadlines under the .UA Policy and Rules.

  • For .UA Registrars, the due date for submitting their RVR [but not to LOCK the domain name] may be extended up to 14 calendar days (in addition to 2 business days);
  • For Respondents, the due date for submitting their response may be extended up to 14 calendar days (in addition to the standard 20 calendar days for submitting a response);
  • For Respondents, the due date to submit a court action to the national court of Ukraine to stop the implementation of a decision may be extended up to 14 calendar days (in addition to the standard 10 business days).

Please contact us at arbiter.mail@wipo.int for any questions.