The .am country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) is an extension that represents Armenia. For companies that conduct business in that area and individuals who want to reach the growing number of Internet users there, .am domain names are a good investment. Registering a .am domain name gives you regional recognition and an easy-to-manage Web presence.

Who can register .am domain names?

Anyone can register a .am domain name on a first-come, first-served basis.

Which registry controls .am domain names?

AMNic is the registry for .am domain names.

For how long can I register .am domain names?

The minimum and maximum registration length for .am domain names is one year.

When do .am domain names renew?

Your .am domain name renews before its expiration date. The renewal date depends on whether you set the domain name to auto-renew or renew manually. We attempt auto-renewal on the first day of the month prior to the domain name’s expiration date. If the renewal attempt fails, we re-attempt renewal on the 10th of the month and again on the 20th of the month.

For example: Your .am domain name expires on October 10. If your domain name does not renew automatically, you can renew it manually by September 20. For automatic renewals, we attempt to renew the domain name on September 1, September 10, and September 20.

If we cannot auto-renew the domain name and you do not manually renew it by the 20th of the month prior to the expiration date, you can attempt to recover it, and there might be a fee to do so.

Can I transfer .am domain names to my account with you?

No. We do not currently support the transfer of .am domain names to us.

How do I transfer .am domain names from you to another registrar?

Contact our support team to get an authorization code. Then, initiate the transfer with your new registrar.

Can I add privacy and protection to .am domain names?

No. Domains By Proxy® Private Registration and Protected Registration are not available for .am domain names.

Can I backorder .am domain names?

No. We do not currently support the backorder of .am domain names.

Can I move .am domain names to another account with you?

Yes, but there are limitations. When you move the domain name, the registrant’s first name, last name, and organization (company name) cannot change.

Can I update the contact information for .am domain names?

Yes, but AMNic charges a fee to update the registrant’s name or organization. A change of registrant is called a trade. To update the following registrant contact fields for your .am domain name, contact our support team:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Organization (company name)

In the Domain Manager, you can update all other contact information.

Are there nameserver requirements for .am domain names?

You can use up to four valid nameservers for .am domain names.