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Domain Name Reserved List

Reserved names for English Domain Name are categorised as follows:

1. All single-character labels, including A to Z, 0 to 9 and '-'
2. Generic Top level Domain Name (gTLDs) annouced by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
3. Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) announced by Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
4. Sponsored Top-level Domains(sTLDs) announced by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers(ICANN)
5. Technical Terms
6. Common Chinese Surnames in Hong Kong(for idv.hk and Second-level '.hk' Domain Names Only)
7. Words controlled by Law and Order Authorities in Hong Kong
8. Current and likely new types of domain names
9. Terms used for operation

Reserved names for Chinese Domain Name are categorised as follows:

1. Chinese translation of Generic Top level Domain Name (gTLDs) and sponsored Top level Domain Name (sTLDs) announced by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
2. Names of countries or regions that use Chinese language
3. Common technical terms related to domain names and related international domain name associations
4. Types and levels of school and other educational institutions in Hong Kong
5. Common Chinese surnames in Hong Kong (for .個人.hk, .個人.香港 and second-level '.hk' and '.香港' domain names only)
6. Chinese words controlled by Law and Order Authorities in Hong Kong
7. Current and likely new types of Chinese domain names
8. Chinese words of operational needs

Domain Names in the Reserved List are not available for registration. Reserved names are subject to change.