Newsflash: Next reopening for Thailand registrations directly under .TH

TH NIC, the registry for .TH domains, has announced the dates for the first round of domain registrations directly under .TH in 2022.

Applications are open from 1 February to 31 March 2022, and the launch schedule is as follows:

  • Applications: 1 February – 31 March 2022
  • Announcement of Qualified Applications: 1 April 2022
  • Domain Name Consideration Process: 1 April 2022 – 7 April 2022
  • Announcement of Approved Applications: 7 April 2022

Domain applicant 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 contact us directly.