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In accordance with the protocol signed between the Middle East Technical University ("METU") and the Information Technologies and Communications Authority ("ITCA") on 21 December 2018, all authorizations regarding the management and allocation of ".tr" domain names have been transferred from to ITCA. recently informed users that the transfer of management of ".tr" domain names to ITCA is expected to be completed by January 2022. Once the transfer is completed, the platform will be shut down completely and the ".tr" Network Information System ("TRABIS") will become operational shortly after. The activation of TRABIS will bring about radical changes to several procedures, such as the allocation, transfer and renewal of ".tr" domain names. You can read our legal alert on's aforementioned announcement here.
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The competence to act as the ".tr" Registration Authority was transferred from to ITCA, pursuant to the protocol signed between ITCA and METU in December 2018. As a consequence of the transfer, will be shut down very soon and TRABIS will commence operating. Once the TRABIS period begins, there will be significant alterations in numerous procedures regarding the outgrowth of domain names, from allocation to transfer, and from renewal to deletion of domain names. Basic information concerning these alterations and updates was shared via METUnic to enable users to follow the process effectively. You can find the content that schematizes the life cycle of a domain name in the TRABIS period here.
What kinds of updates will the launch of TRABIS bring about regarding the life cycle of domain names?
Following the completion of the transfer of management of ".tr" domain names to ITCA, will be completely inoperative and TRABIS will be activated. The activation of TRABIS will lead to substantial changes in procedures to be followed regarding several transactions related to ".tr" domain names. In order for the transition process to be followed correctly and to prevent any loss of rights, it is of great importance that the domain name holders carefully follow the announcements that will make through its website, social media accounts and emails.

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