Domain .directory supports latin letters and does not support international symbols (cyryllic).

Minimum number of symbols is 3, maximum number is 63.

For more information on the specific details of private registration for domain names, refer to the regulations in the  .DIRECTORY Domain Policy.

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The .DIRECTORY domain zone is a great choice for websites that are focused on directories, listings, and other types of searchable databases. As a website owner, you can enjoy many benefits from using this domain zone, including:

  • Creating a clear and concise domain name that reflects the purpose of your website
  • Establishing credibility with your target audience by using a domain name that is specific to your industry or niche
  • Increase search engine optimization by using a domain name that contains relevant keywords associated with your website
  • Ensuring a higher availability of domain names since .DIRECTORY is a relatively new and not widely used domain zone
  • Creating more memorable and brandable domain names that will stick with your audience

There are many ways to use domains in the .DIRECTORY zone, including:

  • Creating a business directory that lists all local businesses in a particular area
  • Establishing a niche directory for specific industries such as fashion, food, or technology
  • Building a product directory that lists different products and services
  • Developing a job board or recruitment site that lists different job openings across various industries
  • Creating a city or town directory that lists all the important services such as hospitals, schools, and police stations, among others.

The .DIRECTORY zone was created on November 13, 2013, and is currently managed by Binky Moon, LLC, a subsidiary of Donuts Inc. The administrative contact is Vice President, Engineering, and the technical contact is a Senior Director, DNS Infrastructure Group. The whois server for the .DIRECTORY zone is For more information about .DIRECTORY registration, you can visit