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Collaboration between SGNIC and IPOS has enabled our systems to be linked, facilitating domain names availability check and reserving of a .sg domain name on IPOS' IP application system of IP2SG. The domain name reserved and after activation, is valid for 1 year, free of charge.
The domain name reserved and after activation, is valid for 1 year, free of charge. Starting from 9th June 2016, the applicant for intellectual property (IP) such as trademark, patent, design on IPOS’ IP2SG system is now able to reserve a free (for 1st year) .sg domain name at the same time without leaving the system.
The applicant has a period of 90 calendar days from the day of reservation to activate and register the domain name for active use. A website can be built with the domain name or the name can be used for email, or purely for online brand protection.
Remember, it is a 2 step process:
Step 1: After completed an IP application on IP2SG, check on available names and reserve your preferred name while in IP2SG;
Step 2: Go to any of the participating registrars listed below, click for their website or contact them to activate the reserved domain name. You will be required to set up an account with the selected registrar that will usually take a few quick minutes. To identify the reserved name, please provide the registrar with the following information:
(a) The reserved domain name;
(b) The IP2SG's application number;
(c) The SingPass number of administrator (local contact for the IP application on IP2SG).
Click for the list of FAQ on this programme, or you may approach any of the participating registrars, or contact the SGNIC hotline at (65) 6659 2534 and email email@example.com to seek clarification.
Who will qualify for the free .sg name?
Each application made on IPOS’ IP2SG will be eligible for a free .sg or com.sg domain name. The name must be reserved on IP2SG System with a unique system’s issued application number. Local and foreign applicant, individual or company, is able to reserve a free .sg name without leaving the IP2SG system. The person handling the IP application (Filer) on IP2SG who is holding a Singapore identification and SingPass access will be the administrative contact for the domain name.
How do I reserve a domain name?
Upon successful filing of an application with an issued application number from IP2SG system, you will be shown the option to reserve a domain name.
To reserve a domain name:
If I have missed the opportunity to reserve a domain name, can I still reserve a domain name?
Yes, you may re-enter IP2SG system and follow the portal’s guidance to reserve a name.
Can I reserve more than one domain name?
No, you can only reserve one domain name for each application number issued by IP2SG, for either “com.sg” or “.sg”.