Welcome to the Domain Name Commission and .nz

The Domain Name Commission (DNCL) manages and administers the .nz domain name space - protecting the rights and interests of those who use it. 

Our work sees us:  

  • develop and maintain the policies that underpin the .nz domain name space 
  • authorise .nz Registrars
  • monitor the health & competitiveness of the Registrar market
  • handle any complaints relating to .nz
  • administer an independent Dispute Resolution Service.

You may have a question about the registration and management of your .nz domain name. You may have a Registrar-related enquiry or perhaps you’re just browsing and want to learn more about how the .nz domain name space works. 

    A good place to start looking for information is the FAQ section. Or you can explore the menu items above. 

    More information regarding the Individual Registrant Privacy Option can be found here.

    Conflicted Names Process:

    Please Note - 
    You have until 1.00 p.m. (NZDT) 18th of October 2017 to lodge a preference for conflicted names. Click here to lodge your preference.

    We’re here to help, so if you need any assistance please contact us - info@dnc.org.nz.