|Introduced||11 April 1996|
|TLD type||Country code top-level domain|
|Registry||Oman Telecommunication Regulatory Authority|
|Intended use||Entities connected with Oman|
|Actual use||Some use in Oman; sometimes used in typosquatting due to misspellings of .com domains|
|Registry website||Name Administration|
.om is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Oman.
Currently, Telecom Regulatory Authority is the registry of .om ccTLD. The Authority is solely responsible for the management of the top level Internet domain name “.om” and “.عمان” In doing so, the Authority may:
The top-level .om consists of the following domain zones:
|.om||For the administrative sections of the government and the authorized firms in Oman, and from 2014 onwards, available to Omani companies and individuals.|
|.co.om||For registered companies and businesses in Oman|
|.org.om||For general public firms (non-profit) permitted by Oman|
|.net.om||For firms that provide telecommunication services in Oman|
|.edu.om||For public or private educational institutes|
|.gov.om||For government agencies in Oman|
|.museum.om||For government or private entities that own or operate Oman museum|
|.pro.om||For trade unions and professional associations licensed by Oman such as licensed doctors’ and engineers’ or any member of them.|
|.med.om||For government or private medical firms|
The accredited registrar is any person or entity authorized by the Authority under an agreement (Registrar Accreditation) to receive registration applications of Internet domains, make a decision, register, transfer, stop, delete them and taking any steps necessary related to the domain names within the defined lines in the Registrar Accreditation Agreement.
The Authority will review the applications submitted to it from the firms and establishments wanting to receive accreditation from the Authority and make decisions.
The current Accredited Registrars are: