is hereby given that as from September 5th 2005, legislation has been introduced by
the Office of the Commissioner of Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation (OCECPR)
in relation to the registration of Domain Names with the .CY Top Level Domain Registry in an attempt to secure adherence to Cyprus legislation, International treaties the ICANN Dispute Policy and the European Union. In accordance to this the University of Cyprus is the authorised administrator of the .CY Top Level Domain Registry. Legislation can be seen by clicking here.
As of August 14th 2015 new legislation applies to all new applicants and existing registrants.
As of October 22nd 2019 .cy Registry will initiate the operation of a new automated system for the registration and management of domain names. The transition from the existing to the new system will commence on 12:00 hours on the 17th of October 2019 and complete on 08:00 hours on the 22nd of October 2019, during this transition period ALL .cy services will be unavailable.