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Please read the conditions below to determine which period your company should apply for their brand names. If you have any questions, please contact Safenames. To register .ME domain names, login to your IDP at www.safenames.net.

 

March 24: 

  • Registration of Government second level domains 
  • Migration from co.yu to co.me/org.me/net.me/its.me – Montenegro only

March 25 to April 16: 

  • Accepting requests for migration from co.yu to co.me/org.me/net.me/its.me

April 18 – 21:

  • Requests processed and domains go live

May 1 – May 6: Montenegrin Sunrise

  • Only applications from Montenegrin entities are allowed and will be submitted directly.
  • Applications from Montenegrin Sunrise will be evaluated in the Quiet Period, along with applications from the General Sunrise. If there were multiple applications for a domain, a Montenegrin Sunrise applicant will compete in auction with General Sunrise applicants.

May 6 – May 20: General Sunrise

  • All accredited registrars allowed into registry.
  • The trademark or service mark registration on which the registration of your Domain Name is based must be of national effect
  • The trademark or service mark on which the registration of your Domain Name was based must have been registered or applied for prior to 28 June 2006 with the trademark authority with which the mark is registered
  • FEE: $170 a year (minimum period 5 years)= $850 + Safenames admin fee.

May 20 – June 6: Quiet Period

  • Registry closed to registrars; domain queries may be possible.
  • 5-day or 7-day Sunrise auctions held for names that received multiple applications. Names for which there was only one application are allocated via batch job. Application info will not be available to registrars; names show up in WHOIS only after they are allocated.
  • Domains are billed for at the time of allocation.
  • Compliance checking will continue through the Quiet Period

June 6 – June 26: Landrush

  • Sunrise Challenges begin
  • FEE: $50 a year (minimum period 2 years)= $100 + Safenames admin fee

June 26 – July 17: Quiet Period

  • Registry closed to registrars; domain queries may be possible.
  • 5-day or 7-day Landrush auctions held for names that received multiple applications. Names for which there was only one application are allocated. Application info may be available to registrars; names show up in WHOIS after they are allocated.
  • Domains are billed for at the time of allocation.

July 17: Open Registration

  • Domain names are registered on a first-come, first-served basis
  • FEE: $25 a year (minimum period 2 years)= $50 + Safenames admin fee

“Premium Names” auctions

  • Expected to begin in September 2008

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