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The perfect domain extension for companies doing business in Istanbul and it surrounding communities, as well as companies planning to expand into Istanbul markets in the future.

Search and Register
www. .istanbul
Click “Submit” to have a member of our team contact you to complete your request.

SunriseJanuary 27, 2016 -- February 26, 2016
Limited RegistrationMarch 1, 2016 -- March 31, 2016
Landrush/RestApril 5, 2016 -- May 5, 2016
General AvailabilityMay 10, 2016


Several new "GEO" TLDs are launching, as part of the overall new gTLD program, to allow anyone to register domains that represent a local geographic community. By registering a .ist or .istanbul domain, companies doing business in Istanbul, Turkey or organizations serving the surrounding communities of this amazing region, are able register shorter and more relevant domain names for their web site(s). Istanbul is known for its rich cultural history, large-scale architecture, and natural beauty. This city inhabits approximately 14 million people and is a popular travel destination and is somewhat of a trade hub. Dot ISTANBUL is the perfect extension for anyone living or working in Istanbul, or who is connected through travel or commerce.

If you have a presence in Turkey, specifically Istanbul, have Turkish customers, or plan to do business and/or market in Istanbul, there has never been a better time to register .ist and/or .istanbul domains for your brand.

Registering a .ist or .istanbul GEO TLD extension for your brand will help you grow your business, by letting your customers and prospects know exactly who you are, what you do, and where you do it. And it will help boost advertizing and help you promote your business (or yourself) more effectively online, increasing search rankings for your business. Be sure to get the .ist and/or .istanbul domain name(s) you want before it's taken.


Available renewal terms:  
1-10 Years

Are individual .istanbul registrations allowed? | Yes

▼ Will I need to provide additional information to register a .istanbul domain name? | Yes

This TLD is open to anyone, but during the Limited Registration Phase, only Turkish government, private companies registered in turkey, Institution and organizations (NGOs and the like), Turkish citizens and foreigners who have residence in turkey may register .istanbul domain names.

Do restrictions apply to some .istanbul domain names? | No

Are IDNs available? | No

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