MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
VIETNAM INTERNET NETWORK INFORMATION CENTER

The online registration system for “.VN” domain name is in effect (September 12th, 2018)

Since September 12th, 2018, the online registration system for “.VN” domain name has been experimentally deployed by some Registrars which are Mat Bao and iNET. Therefore, the registration process, including payment will be carried out online. This improvement will make it as easy as possible for customers to obtain the national domain name in Viet Nam.

The registration procedure is simplified but still compliance with Vietnamese regulations of obtaining and using “.VN” domain name

Following the guidance of the Resolution No. 36a/NQ-CP dated November 14th, 2015 and the Decision No. 225/TTg dated February 4th, 2016,  VNNIC and Registrars has been taking effort to implement effective technologies in managing and providing the online registration system for “.VN” domain name with the aim to simplify administrative formality and ensure the benefits of community.

With the new online registration system, the registrants do not have to submit the paper documents either go to Registrar’s office in person. The registration procedure now just includes 6 simple steps which are as follows:

Firstly, create registrant account by providing accurate and reliable contact details;

Secondly, check the information of domain that registrants want to register;

Thirdly, fill the electronic registration form;

Fourthly, complete and submit the form by providing electronic signature or organization seal;

Fifthly, verify and confirm the domain information through OTP sent to registrant’s mobile phone number;

Finally, make payment through online payment gateway.

Even processed online, the new registration system still ensures the requirements of authoritative information for obtaining and using “.VN” domain name.

Registrars are in the race to improve their better quality of service

By September 20th 2018, there has been Mat Bao and iNET experimentally providing their online registration service for “.VN” domain name. While Mat Bao’s system is enable to accept the registration from individuals, iNET’s is ready to support customers who are both individuals and organizations. This service draws on publicly available information from Registrars’ websites. Other Registrars has been speeding up to complete their technical system to meet the requirements of deploying online registration system for “.VN” domain name.

In the area of Industry 4.0 with the dramatic expansion of domain name industry, it’s critical to implement effective technologies in promoting Internet resources in order to save time, money for both administrative agencies as well as customers. This improvement has marked a significant stage of the management of national domain name in Viet Nam and reflects technological and policy changes and the effort of VNNIC as well as Registrars to provide better quality of service to customers.