Regulation 68 on domain names that end with fi or ax and the registration of such names (Domain Name Regulation)

The Domain Name Regulation applies to domain names that end with fi or ax and to the registration and management of such names

The Regulation contains provisions on:

  • domain name registrars’ obligations to report and provide information
  • interfaces to the domain name register of the authority in charge of domain names
  • the particular requirements relating to the information security of the EPP (Extensible Provisioning Protocol ) interface to the fi-domain name register
  • procedures to transfer a domain name to another holder or to switch domain name registrars
  • the length and permitted characters for domain names as well as configuration of name servers to serve domain names
  • domain name registrars’ information security management
  • reporting disturbances in the information security, i.e. situations that disturb or threaten functionality or information security, to the authority in charge of domain names.

In force: 5 September 2016 -

Key words: Internet, Domain names, Regulations


Domain Name Regulation 68/2016 M [pdf, 97 KB]

Annex 1 of Regulation 68 - EPP interface description [pdf, 1 MB]

Explanatory notes to Regulation 68 [pdf, 788 KB]

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