Part 1 : Definition
Part 2 : General Policy
Part III : Specified policy by categories of domain names
THNIC means T.H.NIC Co., Ltd which is the Domain Name Registration Service Provider.
Request means a request of any domain name registration, renewal, termination and change of information.
Person means a natural person and a juristic person.
Holder of domain name means a name of a person who is authorized to register a particular domain name. A holder of domain name must be located in Thailand, unless otherwise provided by a specified Policy by Categories of Domain Names
Domain name management system means THNIC‘s System for member who registered by e-mail to request for domain name registration or a renewal, including other services regarding domain name management after the approval of the request.
Username means an email account which has been registered the membership to the domain name management system for logging into the system by using the username and password.
Administrative Contact means an owner of a username which is presumed as an operator in related activities conducted in a system involving in a domain name on behalf of a domain name holder.
Billing Contact means a contact person who is responsible for collaboration in relation to expenses and financial documents of which related to a domain name.
Technical Contact means a contact person who is responsible for technical collaboration of a holder of domain name.
Trademark means Trade Mark, Service Mark, Certification Mark and Collective Mark.
Categories of domain name .th and .ไทย have been classified into the following seven categories.
When the user registered the domain name .th, will be entitled to register the domain name .ไทย without additional fees charged and vice versa. Condition of domain name registration have been determined in Part 3 : a specified Policy by categories of domain names.
Criteria of domain naming .th
Criteria of domain naming .ไทย
Remark: Homophone, Translation, Transliteration shall rely on the Criteria of Office of the Royal Society or standard dictionary
Number of domain name : the Foundation advance to the registration for authentic using of Persons (Natural Persons and Juristic Persons); therefore, the Foundation reserves the right to consider and decide number of domain name of each person on a case by case basis. The person who registered domain name more than one domain name from all categories must comply with the following conditions:
Name Server : Domain name is usable when a holder of domain name provide at least 2 configured Name Server (NS)
Fees : User shall pay the registration fee and annual domain renewal fee for maintaining the status of a domain. The rate of fee has been notified by THNIC or permitted distributors.
Domain Renewal : Domain name has at least 1 year service life. Administrative Contact is responsible for ensuring the expiration of its domain name and renewing together with paying annual fee in order to pervert from disable or delete from the system.
Change of Information : Modification of information divided into 2 types
Transfer of domain name : Domain names should be used by the designated holder of domain name, or the persons stated in the request, only. THNIC does not transfer, or permit any entity to transfer domain names, except these cause following
Remark : If there is any dispute related to Transfer of domain name, THNIC reserves the right to consider and decide the final stage domain name for suspending. In this case the decision made by THNIC is final.
Termination of registration : will happen by the following causes
Remark : THNIC reserves the right to check the status of a domain name holder as provided in article no. 5 and no. 6. THNIC will inform relevant persons once the status is certified.
Period of Request : Each request will active for 30 days. During the 30 days period, other people cannot send the request for the same domain name.
Condition of sending request : Each Username will be able to send the request of the same domain name not more than two times within 60 days
Termination of domain name which has already been approved : When the request of domain name registration, renewal, change of information or termination has been considered and approved, the request will consider as the completed request and cannot to cancel, change or refund.
Username Deletion : Username will be deleted from the system automatically when it has stayed in the system more than 2 years without any operation and there is no any domain names under it.
Responsibilities of domain :
Dispute resolution : THNIC will not be an intermediary in any disputes which might be occurred among holders of domain name. THNIC will settle the dispute by relying on court orders. If a conflict occurs during the registration procedure, THNIC will hold the process until the dispute has been settled or the written legal agreement has been signed by both parties and THNIC receives the order or the agreement.
False information : THNIC is intolerant of any false information provided at the application and counterfeit document. If we become aware of any false information or counterfeit document, we reserve the right to hold or cancel that domain name without having to notify and refund to a holder of domain name.
Spam protection : Spamming is unacceptable. THNIC reserves the right to revoke the registration of the domain name once it learns that the name is used for any unlawful purpose, including electronic theft and sending emails without asking from receiver.
WHOIS entry : THNIC files all registered domain names in WHOIS database. The information can be queried by whois service on THNIC's website or use whois (who is) command on command line. For example, to know the information of “thnic.in.th” typing "whois -h whois.thnic.co.th thnic.co.th"
Privacy : THNIC reserves the right to make entries in the WHOIS database publicly available in any written or online forms.
THNIC's liability : THNIC will neither be liable nor responsible for any loss of use, interruption of business, or any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind (including loss of profit) regardless of the form of action whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, even if the registry THNIC has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
For Academic institutions who be certified by Ministry of Education, Thailand
The attached documents : Copy of authorized letter of college/school establishment Example
In case the college/school cannot provide the required document stated above, it can issue and provide the authorized letter by certify the information as show important details as below.
Remark : If you are a tutorial school, you have to provide us the authorized letter of college/school establishment only.
For a Government and Projects which are under Government Supervision
The attached documents:
Case 1. Domain naming from Government Agencies
Case 2. Domain naming from Project
For Business Enterprises, State Enterprises or Trademark
The attached documents:
Case 1. Domain naming from company name
Remark : A person who already registered VAT may attach Por-por 20 for domain name registration.
Case 2. Domain naming from Trademark
For Military unit
The attached documents : An authorized Letter issued by Military Information Department, Supreme Command Headquarters allowing its unit to register a domain name under .mi.th.
For Juristic person in telecommunication business
The attached documents : A license for operating telecommunication business assigned in Telecommunication Business Act B.E.2544 (2001)
For Non Government Organization Such as association, foundation, council, religious place, public organization, independent organization, cooperative, party, embassy, chamber of commerce, club or social project etc.
The attached documents : An authorized letter of organization establishment which was certified and issued by Thailand Government. In case cannot provide the required document stated above, it shall provide two required documents as following.
For General Public (natural person and juristic person) If a person has age under 15 years old, it must register the domain on behalf of the parent, and when he/she is 15 years old, he/she will able to change A holder of domain name to be him/her.Additional Criteria :
The attached documents :Case 1. For organization
Remark : A holder of Foreign Trademark may register domain name .in.th for protecting its right. Although it would not active, it also require to pay the annual renewal fee as same as active domain. In this case, A holder must send a request and attached documents which are the original and the English translation of Certificate of Trademark Registration.