.ae Domain Description FAQ The .aeDA is the Regulatory Body and Registry Operator for the .ae domain name.The .aeDA is responsible for the setting and enforcement of all policies with regard to the operation of the .ae ccTLD as well as overseeing the operation of the RegistrySystem. The .aeDA´s role is to: Develop and execute policy Grow, develop and market the .ae namespace Accredit and manage .ae Registrars Educate the public, delivering and promoting the .ae domain name Facilitate the .ae Dispute Resolution Policy Represent .ae at International Forums Read more about .ae Domain. QWhat is .ae Domain administration (.aeDA)? The .aeDA was established in 2007 by the TRA as a department. It is the Regulatory Body and Registry Operator for the .ae domain name. The .aeDA is responsible for the setting and enforcement of all policy with regard to the operation of the .ae ccTLD as well as overseeing the operation of the Registry System. QWhat is .aeDA´s role? Develop and execute policy Grow, develop and market the .ae namespace Accredit and manage .ae Registrars Educate the public, delivering and promoting the .ae domain name Facilitate the .ae Dispute Resolution Policy Represent .ae at International Forums As the .aeDA has been formed by the TRA, a federal government department, the .aeDA will continually strive to maintain best practice for the administration of the .ae ccTLD and will administer the .ae domain in a fair and transparent manner. QWhat is the .ae Domain Industry framework? .ae Registry-Registrar Model The roles of the stakeholders are as follows: Regulatory Body - .aeDA The organization vetted with the responsibility of operating the ccTLD for the benefit of all stakeholders. Registry Operator - .aeDA Has the exclusive responsibly for maintenance of a centralized Registry for its particular TLD. The Regulatory Body and Registry Operator in some instances may be separate organizations, however in the case of the .ae ccTLD, the .aeDA will assume both roles. Accredited Registrars A person or entity that, via a contract with the Registry provides front-end registration services to Registrants. These services from the public interface to Registry services. Resellers Some Registrars use Resellers to provide customer sales and services. Resellers buy domain names and manage domain name records for their customers through an interface with their Registrar. Resellers do not have direct access to the Registry. Registrants The individual or organization that registers a specific domain name. This individual or organization holds the right to use that specific domain name for a specified period of time, provided certain conditions are met and the registration fees are paid. This person or organization is the "legal entity" bound by the terms of the relevant service agreement with the Registry operator for the TLD in question. QWhat is a domain name? A domain name is a name you can use to define your unique presence on the internet - for example aeda.ae. In the same way that your street address enables anyone in the world to send a letter to your house or office. Your domain name is a way by which people can find your website and/or mailbox, if you have them. QWhat kind of .ae domain name can I get? The .ae domain is sub divided into a number of ´levels´ or ´zones´. Registration is as follows: Registration is possible at the second level under .ae - for example, mydomain.ae. Registration is also possible at the third level which are .co.ae .net.ae .gov.ae .org.ae .sch.ae .ac.ae .mil.ae For more information please refer to Domain name Eligibility Policy On http://www.aeda.ae policy page QHow can I register .ae Domain Name? To register your domain name with a .ae registrar. You´ll find a list of accredited .ae registrars in the www.aeda.ae site. Choose one of them after reviewing their services.