.TEL Domain Name Rules/Requirements

Domain Name related Rules

Domain Name Registration (Anchor: reg)

Domain Name Transfer (Anchor: trf)

Contact Details related Rules (Anchor: contact)

If the Registrant of a .TEL domain name is an individual, he/she has an option not to have his/her personal information displayed in the Whois. The Registrant can choose to have this option enabled/disabled at the time of Registration.

However, if the Registrant of a .TEL domain name is an Organization, then the complete Contact details are displayed in the Whois. 2

Name Servers and Child Name Servers related Rules (Anchor: ns)

Child Name Servers can not be registered under a .TEL domain name.


If you have a .TEL domain name registered as yourdomainname.tel, you cannot register a Child Name Server such as ns1.yourdomainname.tel, ns2.yourdomainname.tel, etc. under it.