Rules & Policies:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

  • General Rules
  • Domain name selection rules
  • Registration Rules
  • Registration duration
  • Registration Renewal rules
  • Grace period†
  • Documents required for registration under different sub-domains
  • Terms for second level domain registration

General Rules:

Domain name registration doesnít provide any legal or intellectual property rights for this name; it only
  gives an exclusive license for using the domain name for specific period.
The EUN doesnít handle any dispute for domain name registration.
The EUN is not party to any legal dispute arising from domain content.
The EUN approval for certain domain name registration demand doesnít mean the credence of documents
  attached to the registration form.
†The site cannot be used in anything against traditional & conventional ethics.

The site cannot be used to offend religion, countries, cities or moral entities.

Trading Domain name after registration is not allowed (selling or leasing).

EUN holds the right to cancel registration of any domain if it turns out that the customer has violated any of

  the rules or policies of domain name registration.

The application should inform the EUN if any change occurs in the technical or administrative information

  related to domain registration and included in registration form.
These policies are often reviewed by EUN.

Domain name selection rules:

Domain name should start with letter (A-Z) or number (0-9) without space between letters of the registered name. 
2- Domain name registered should be with minimum 2 letters and maximum 22 letters.
3- Domain name should be derived from concerned customerís name or the nature of the work & cannot be general name; also verification documents should be presented.
4- In case of trademarks registration ownership documents should be presented & should be legalized by ministry.
5- No prophet names, religion slogans, countries or cities and moral entities are used as domain name.

Registration Rules:

1- Registration is based on priority of demand.
2- Domain name can be registered for the active domains or domains under construction.
3- Domain name could be registered for companies or organizations that donít have headquarter in Egypt, on condition of presence of a representative or recognized agent in Egypt.

Registration Duration:

1- Domain name can be registered for 1 year, 2 year, 3 year or 5 year.
2- The registration fees differ according to its duration.

Registration Renewal rules:


Registered domains are renewal automatically for another year after termination unless otherwise determined by the consumer, by taking into consideration the grace period.


Grace period:

1- Registered domain is renewed automatically unless EUN is informed otherwise and the renewal fees should be paid within one month from the due date.
2- If domain fees are not settled within one month from due date, the domain is invalidated, however, it is not available for registration (domain name is not available for other).
3- After 3 months from due date without settlement of the fees, the name will be available for registration (available for others) without returning to customer, thus any other entity can register the domain name.

Documents required for registration under different sub-domains:

1- Registration demand.
2- - Registration application.
3- Documents differ according to the domain type, as follows:

*Education sector (edu):

Copy of official document proving that the organization follows Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research or Ministry of Education.

†††† *research and scientific sectors (sci) :

Copy of an official document proving that the organization follows Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research or any institution affiliated to that ministry.

††††† *Government sector (gov) :

Copy of an official document proving that the organization follows a governmental organization or the ministries.

†††† *Non Governmental organization (org) :

Copy of the constitution decision of the institution.

†††† *commercial sector (com) :

Copy of commercial registry & taxation card of the company.

* Information technology service (net):

†Copy of the commercial registry and card taxation of the company. ††††††

*personal domains (name):

Copy of ID card of the customer.

*Information sector:

Specialized for companies information with the papers related to it.

*TV channels

1- An official letter from the Egyptian Radio and Television Union sealed with the government's logo for the Egyptian TV channels that follows that union.
2- A letter sealed with the government's logo from the Authority of Investment for private Egyptian TV channels (composed of companies).
3- Registration will be through license agreement for non Egyptian TV channels that are operated by the satellite.

Terms for second level domain registration:

The registering institution should hold the Egyptian nationality.

The institution should have residence in Egypt or at least have a local representative / an agent in Egypt.


The institution should have a trademark registered in Egypt regionally or internationally.

The institution should provide the trademark possession documents.

The registered name shouldnít be a name of second level domain that the EUN reserves.


Second level domain registering is not assigned for individual names.


Domain name selection follows the rules applied on selecting the domain name in general.


Documents required should be enclosed according to the nature of institution desiring to register.


The registered second level domain should be used within the institution's activities only. That domain shouldn't be sold to any institution unless it is related to the registered institution.†

Second level domain registering follows same rules of domain registering under Egyptian domain (.eg).