FAQs

Learn about the benefits of a .sydney domain name, how to get your own, and more.
Whether you’re a small business owner, entrepreneur, community organisation, or individual, here’s why .sydney is the right choice.

  • Memorable   – There’s greater availability of names on .sydney, so you’ll love your short and impressive domain name that people will remember.
  • Better SEO and Google rankings  – Enhance SEO & Google rankings – With a .sydney, keywords are built right into your web address, which can increase organic traffic and help your site appear higher in local search results.
  • Target People in your area – Make it simple for people to understand where you’re based, while taking advantage of Sydney’s iconic brand.
Applications for a .sydney domain name must be made through an accredited Registrar. For a list of participating .sydney Registrars, please refer to the Find a Domain page

Eligibility for registering a .sydney domain name is limited to New South Wales residents and businesses, and other entities with an interest in the state of New South Wales, Australia. For more information, please refer to the Registration Policy

The cost of a .sydney domain name varies between Registrars. Please contact your domain name Registrar of choice to find out about their latest offering. For a list of participating .sydeny Registrars, please refer to our Find a Domain page

The registration term is the length of registration of a domain name. During General Availability the registration term can be between 1 and 10 years. For further information, please refer to the Registration Policy

Premium domain names are highly desirable domain names that have an established Internet presence and a solid traffic history and are offered at prices commensurate with their value. For further information, please refer to the Premium Name Page .
To report abuse, please contact the Policy and Compliance Manager

Email – abuse@iconic.sydney

Address- 10 Queens Road, Melbourne Victoria Australia 3004

We believe that privacy is an important individual right and is important to our own business and to our clients. For further information, please refer to the Privacy page
Our goal is to ensure the security, stability and fair use of the .sydney namespace for all Internet users. For further information, please refer to the Acceptable Use Policy

There are special rules for challenging domain names registered during General Availability. For more information, please refer to the Registration Policy.

The WHOIS service provides information on ownership of a .sydney domain, including its name servers and sponsoring registrar. It also tells you if the domain you are looking for is available, registered, or reserved.

Some domain names have been reserved by the Registry for security, stability and operational reasons. For further information, please refer to the Registration Policy

To become a .sydney Registrar you must complete ICANN’s 2013 Registry Accreditation Agreement http://www.icann.org/en/resources/registrars/accreditation

For further information, please contact: info@iconic.sydney

The acronym gTLD stands for generic Top-Level Domain. Current gTLD’s include: .com, .edu, .net, .org, .gov. In addition, there are also country code Top-Level Domains (ccTLD) such as: au, .nz, .uk, etc. The complete list of gTLDs and ccTLDs is available from: https://data.iana.org/TLD/tlds-alpha-by-domain.txt

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