Required Documents

 

 

Commercial Entities and Commercial Networks

Commercial entities and commercial networks must submit all of the following documents that apply in order for their requested domain name to be initially approved:

  1. Registration license of the entity issued by Jordan’s Ministry of Industry and Trade, or by Amman Municipality.
  2. If the required domain name is a trademark (TM), a copy of the trademark license issued by Jordan’s Ministry of Industry and Trade is required. For fresh TM applicants, a copy of the initial TM approval suffices.
  3. If a domain name is registered via a third party on behalf of a registrant (reseller, hosting company …), an authorization letter – printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personnel, and stamped - is requested mentioning the authorized entity or personnel.

Commercial entities and commercial networks can register a domain name under the TLDs .jo, .com.jo, .net.jo, .edu.jo, and .sch.jo based on the nature of the business.

 

 

Not-for-Profit Organizations and NGOs

Not-for-Profit organizations and NGOs must submit all of the following documents that apply in order for their requested domain name to be initially approved:

  1. Registration license of the organization issued by Jordan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs, or the law that ordered the establishment of the entity, or an official letter from the mother/sponsor organization.
  2. If a domain name is registered via a third party on behalf of a registrant (reseller, hosting company …), an authorization letter – printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personnel, and stamped - is requested mentioning the authorized entity or personnel.

Not-for-Profit Organizations and NGOs can register a domain name under the TLDs .jo and .org.jo.

 

 

Foreign Diplomatic Missions Operating in Jordan (Embassy, Consulate, or Cultural Attaché)

Foreign diplomatic missions operating in Jordan must submit all of the following documents that apply in order for their requested domain name to be initially approved:

  1. Due to the laws of the government of Jordan in which foreign diplomatic missions are prohibited from communicating with Jordanian governmental entities directly, the foreign diplomatic mission must first contact the Ministry of External Affairs requesting the registration of the domain name, and if approved must provide us with a copy of the approval letter.
  2. If a domain name is registered via a third party on behalf of a registrant (reseller, hosting company …), an authorization letter – printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personnel, and stamped - is requested mentioning the authorized entity or personnel.

Foreign diplomatic missions operating in Jordan can register a domain name under the TLDs .jo and .org.jo.

 

 

Jordanian Government Entities

Jordanian government entities must submit all of the following documents that apply in order for their requested domain name to be initially approved:

  1. An official letter printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personal, and stamped by the entity requesting the domain name.
  2. If a domain name is registered via a third party on behalf of a registrant (reseller, hosting company …), an authorization letter – printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personnel, and stamped - is requested mentioning the authorized entity or personnel.

Jordanian government entities are strongly encouraged to register a domain name under the TLDs .jo, .gov.jo, and .org.jo.

 

 

Jordanian Defense Entities (Armed Forces, Intelligence Services)

Jordanian defense entities must submit all of the following documents that apply in order for their requested domain name to be initially approved:

  1. An official letter printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personal, and stamped by the entity requesting the domain name.
  2. If a domain name is registered via a third party on behalf of a registrant (reseller, hosting company …), an authorization letter – printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personnel, and stamped - is requested mentioning the authorized entity or personnel.

Jordanian defense entities are strongly encouraged to register a domain name under the TLDs .jo, .mil.jo, .gov.jo, and .org.jo.

 

 

Jordanian Educational Institutes (University, College, School, Training Center)

Jordanian educational institutes must submit all of the following documents that apply in order for their requested domain name to be initially approved:

  1. For private educational institutes, a registration license of the entity issued by Jordan’s Ministry of Industry and Trade, or by Jordan’s Ministry of Education or by Jordan’s Ministry of Higher Education.
  2. For public educational institutes, an official letter printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personnel, and stamped requesting the registration of the domain name.
  3. If a domain name is registered via a third party on behalf of a registrant (reseller, hosting company …), an authorization letter – printed on a letterhead, signed by an authorized personnel, and stamped - is requested mentioning the authorized entity or personnel.

Jordanian educational institutes are strongly encouraged to register a domain name under the TLDs .jo and .edu.jo. Schools – both public and private - are allowed to register under .sch.jo as well.

 

 

Jordanian Citizens or Foreign Aliens Residing in Jordan

Jordanian citizens must provide a copy of their ID or passport, while alien residents must show a copy of proof of residency in Jordan along with a copy of their passport. In addition, the personal presence of the registrant at NITC’s premises is required.

For minors (below the age of 18), a legal guardian must register the domain name on behalf of the registrant. In this case, and in addition to the documents of the registrant, the legal guardian must also submit the same documents.

Jordanian citizens or foreign aliens residing in Jordan can register a domain name under the TLD .per.jo only.

 

 

Jordanian Ph.D. Holders or Visiting Professors

Jordanian Ph.D. holders must provide a copy of their ID or passport, while visiting professors must show a copy of proof of residency in Jordan along with a copy of their passport. In addition, a copy of the Ph.D. certificate and the personal presence of the registrant at NITC’s premises is required.

Jordanian Ph.D. holders or visiting professors can register a domain name under the TLD .phd.jo only.

 

 

Registrations via Jordanian Intellectual Property (IP) Firms

International firms with no presence in Jordan willing to register their brand names under .jo are requested to register their interested domain names via a Jordanian IP firm. In such cases, the following measures must be applied:

  1. The domain name must be registered by the Jordanian IP firm.
  2. The required documents must be submitted by the Jordanian IP form and no other 3rd party. These documents are:
    1. A Power of Attorney (POA) between the domain name owner and the Jordanian IP firm. The POA must be stamped and approved by a Jordanian diplomatic mission or by Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
    2. A trademark of the name in question.
  3. The Administrative Contact and the Billing Contact must reflect the Jordanian IP firm, the Owner Data must reflect the domain name owner, while the Technical Contact can include any entity technically responsible for the domain name.

Domain names registered via Jordanian IP firms can be registered under the TLDs .jo, .com.jo, and .net.jo based on the nature of the business. Special cases can be treated as they arise.

 

 


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