TH NIC, the registry for .TH domains have announced dates for the first round of domain registrations directly under .TH. Applications will open from 1 February to 31 March 2021, and the launch schedule is as follows:
Applications: 1 February 2021 – 30 March 2021
Announcement of Qualified Applications: 1 April 2021
Domain Name Consideration Process: 1 April 2021 – 7 April 2021
Announcement of Approved Applications: 7 April 2021
Domain applicants can be any natural person, juristic person, organisation that is established in Thailand/operates under Thai law, or a foreign entity that owns a registered Thai trade mark. Furthermore, the domain must be based on the name of a business, a Thai registered trade mark or an identical name under a second-level domain. Documentation will be required.
Categories of applications are ranked by highest to lowest priority as follows, and applicants must specify the category of the application:
Category 1: Trade mark registered in Thailand.
Category 2: Foreign trade mark; a representative in Thailand must be provided.
Category 3: Identical name with name under a second-level TLD: .CO.TH, .AC.TH, .OR.TH, etc; except for registered domain names under .IN.TH, which will not be included.
Category 4: All types of organisations that do not fall under the above categories.
Every approved second-level “.TH” name will acquire a privilege to secure the equivalent “.ไทย”” (dot Thai) with no additional fee.
For further information, please contact your Domain Strategist or use our contact form.