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Actual use
Popular in Malaysia


TLD type
Country code top-level domain

Malaysia Network Information Centre (MYNIC Berhad)

Intended use
Entities connected with  Malaysia

.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 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
  • Services

  • 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

    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)
  • Hasnul Fadhly Bin Hasan (8 October 2013–present)
  • References

    .my Wikipedia