.UA represents the official domain extension or the internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) of Ukraine. This ccTLD was introduced in 1992 and was intended for entities with connection to Ukraine. Hostmaster Ltd. is the authorized unit for carrying out the registry of .UA domains.
Registration of a .UA domain name is subject to the following conditions:
Any holder of a trademark valid in Ukraine
The domain name has to be an exact match with the trademark name
Entities connected with Ukraine
A .ua domain name is the Ukrainian top-level domain. The Ukrainian internet users buy .ua domains as a digital identity on the web.
Anyone who wants to register a website in Ukraine can get their own unique.UA extension for it. You will need to provide your business address and phone number in Ukraine. This is applicable for both, individuals and companies.
The UA registry is administered by the National Telecommunications Union of Ukraine (NTUU), which also manages other top-level domains like .укр, .монгол, etc. The responsibility for managing country code top-level Internet domain
The National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization (NCSRCI) is the regulator of all things related to cyber security, domains names and IP addresses. It does this under the law "On Protection of Rights to Domain Names and Internet Addresses." The NCSRCI is a part of the Government Office.
A good domain name should be short, easy-to-spell, and memorable so that anyone can easily remember it and share it with others. It must also be relevant to the business or website it represents. When registering .ua domain names, it is important to look at the domain name's availability. This means that the domain name should not be already registered.
The most common subdomain extensions are:
com.ua - This is the most common type of .ua domain name. A com.ua address can be used for any business or website, regardless of its purpose and content
edu.ua - This extension is recommended for educational websites in Ukraine gov.ua - Government institutions like ministries use this subdomain to create their official websites on the web
org.ua - This extension is for any nonprofit or non-governmental organization
info.ua - People use this type of .ua domain name to create informative websites that cover a wide range of topics like news, education, and entertainment
ws.ua – Websites with their main content in the Ukrainian language can opt for this subdomain
To register your own personal or business website with a Ukrainian extension, you will first need to provide:
Business registration certificate - If you're registering on behalf of a company and not as an individual, then you will need to provide a business registration certificate
Letter of authorization - This letter states that the person applying for the .ua domain name is authorized on behalf of their company or organization
Power of attorney (POA) – If you're representing someone else's company and not your own, then you'll also need this document
The price of a .UA domain name depends on factors like the length, type, and level of service you choose. This said the average cost is about $32 for a one-year .ua domain registration.
Some registrars offer discounts if you register for more than one year at once. Others charge extra fees for each additional feature that is enabled or included in your chosen package.