1. What is .MD?
.MD is a Top Level Internet Domain (TLD).
2. Who owns .MD?
The TLD, .MD, is the country code assigned to the Republic of Moldova
by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). MoldData, has
signed an exclusive agreement to administer and distribute domain
names within the .MD domain.
3. Does everyone qualify for a .MD domain?
All individuals and corporations are welcome in the .MD domain.
4. What is a domain name?
A domain name is simply an address on the Internet. Rather
than having to remember a difficult series of numbers (for example,
22.214.171.124), you can type in the textual address, like www.nic.md.
The registered domain name will not be used to disseminate sexual
or pornographic content, to advocate the use of terrorism, to disseminate
disparaging information about any third party, or to send or be
associated with the sending of unsolicited commercial email ("spam").
5. What is the difference between a top-level
domain (TLD) and a second level domain?
Each part of a domain name is separated by a period, or a "dot."
The top level is the part of the domain that is to the right of
the last dot. .MD is a Top Level Domain.
The second level Domain is the part of the address between the "www"
and the "MD". Register in the address www.nic.md is a
second level Domain.
6. How do I register?
Registration is easy. Select the Domain name(s) that you
want to register, go to www.nic.md and register.
7. How do I cancel my registration?
You can cancel your registration at any time. However, you do not
get a refund for any portion of the term not used. In order to cancel
your registration you will need to send a notarized letter stating
that you would like to terminate your agreement with us.
Please send the letter (or fax 373 22 544956) to "MoldData", Armeneasca,37/1
str. Chisinau, MD2012, Republic of Moldova. Also, if you choose
not to renew your domain name, your registration will be cancelled
8. How many domain names can I register?
Name Server (DNS) Questions
9. What does DNS stand for?
DNS stands for Domain Name Server.
What is an IP address?
IP stands for Internet Protocol.
11. How do I search for available domain
You can use our "who is" search function to search
for available domain names. Please go to http://www.nic.md/ to look
for available domain names.
12. How much does it cost?
Cost of a domain name will be indicated at registration or at renewal.
13. How do I pay for my domain name?
Upon registering your domain name you will be asked for credit card
information. At that time, we will validate the credit card, and
charge it for the cost of the domain name. We accept Visa,
Mastercard and PayPal. We also accept bank transfer.
14. How can I register/renew a domain name without
a credit card?
You can register/renew without a credit card. We accept bank transfer to:
Beneficiary IBAN: MD64VI022511700000004USD
Beneficiary Bank: BC VICTORIABANK SA
SWIFT Beneficiary Bank: VICBMD2X
Intermediary: The Bank of New York Mellon,New York,USA
(Note: The customer will pay the wire transfer expenses.)
15. How do I contact someone regarding
You can reach our billing department by emailing us at email@example.com
16. How will I be billed?
During the registration process you will supply a credit card or
bank transfer for the registration. When it is time to renew your
domain name, you will receive an email instructing you on how to
renew your domain name.
17. How do I renew my domain name?
We license domain names on per-year terms as selected when
you register. You, the Registrant, are responsible for renewing
your domain names prior to the expiration of the selected term.
18. How do I change information associated
with my domain name?
See home page on www.nic.md
19. What is private information and public
information for the domain registration?
During the registration process for the domain name the registrant
will provide both public and private information. The public information
is the contact information necessary to contact you. This includes
the information associated with the administrative, technical, and
billing contact. However, we do not sell or redistribute any names
list to third parties. The private information you supply is any
information associated with payment of the registration license.
How you pay, how much you pay, and when you pay is not disclosed
to any party.