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Introduced8 June 1987
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
RegistryMalaysia Network Information Centre (MYNIC Berhad)
SponsorMalaysia Network Information Centre
Intended useEntities connected with  Malaysia
Actual usePopular in Malaysia
Registration restrictionsMalaysian presence required; various restrictions specific to different subdomains
StructureRegistrations are available at third level beneath some second-level labels
DocumentsRegistration; FAQs; Agreement for registration of domain name
Dispute policiesDispute Resolution Policy

.my is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Malaysia. MYNIC is the agency responsible for the domain, and is under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) and regulated by the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).

MYNIC administers the name space for the .my, .com.my, .org.my, .net.my, .edu.my, .gov.my, .mil.my, .name.my top level domain (TLD). This involves the registration of domain names as well as the maintenance and operation of a domain name registry (a central database for .my domain names).


In addition, MYNIC holds the responsibility of developing top level domain policies, and carries out research projects such as:

  • IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6)
  • DNSSEC (Domain Name Server Security Extensions)
  • ENUM (Telephone Number Mapping)
  • Anycast and IDN (Internationalised Domain Names)
  • Promoting and training activities for the usage of the technologies above


  • Registering a .my domain name
  • Modifying a record of a domain name already registered with MYNIC
  • Deleting a domain name already registered with MYNIC
  • Transferring a domain name already registered with MYNIC
  • Searching for a domain name already registered with MYNIC
  • News and information on the latest MYNIC policies for the .my domain
  • Provision of a platform for dispute resolution between the registrant of a .my domain name and a third party

Chief Executive Officer[edit]

The following have been CEOs of MYNIC:

  • Shariya Haniz Binti Zulkifli (1 August 2006–30 October 2010)
  • Tengku Intan Narqiah Binti Tengku Othman (1 February–21 December 2011)
  • Muhammad Ikmaluddin Bin Ismail (3 September 2012–4 February 2013)
  • YBhg. Datuk Hasnul Fadhly Bin Hasan (8 October 2013–present)[1]

Domain Names Categories[edit]

MYNIC administers eight (8) domain name categories,[2] namely:

1) .my - for Malaysian individuals and organizations
2) .com.my - for commercial organisation/activities
3) .net.my - for network-related organisations/activities
4) .org.my - for organisations/activities which do not qualify for other categories
5) .edu.my - for Malaysian educational organisations only
6) .gov.my - for Malaysian government organisations only
7) .mil.my - for Malaysian military organisations only
8) .name.my - for Malaysian individual's personal use only
9) .biz.my[3] for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises



  1. ^ "MYNIC Berhad – i choose .MY » About Us". mynic.my. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  2. ^ "MYNIC Berhad – i choose .MY » about domain". mynic.my. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. ^ "MYNIC – The Official Registry for .MY Domain Names". MYNIC. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  4. ^ "TECH: MYNIC in digital enablement move". The New Straits Times. Retrieved 9 February 2020.

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