HKIRC’s Media Statement on HKIRC Membership and Board Election

3 April 2017

Following the recent interest in HKIRC membership and board election, HKIRC would like to reiterate that we have an established and thorough procedure to verify member registration data, which has been in place over the years to ensure member information accuracy. Each domain name holder has equal opportunity to become a member of the HKIRC. To become a member of the HKIRC, the applicant should hold a valid .hk domain name.

Should there be any queries or disputes over HKIRC membership eligibility, registration details, etc., HKIRC would conduct thorough investigation on the matter.


Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) is a non-profit-distributing, non-statutory company limited by guarantee designated by the Government of the HKSAR to undertake the administration of Internet domain names under the .hk and .香港 country code top level domain. HKIRC provides registration services for English domain names ending with,,,,,, .hk and Chinese domain names ending with .公司.香港, .組織.香港, .網絡.香港, .教育.香港, .政府.香港, .個人.香港, .香港, and other domains to be introduced from time to time in Hong Kong.

Media Contacts:

Dorothy Chow / Giana Wong
Tel : +852 2319 3883 / 2319 3828
Fax : +852 2319 2626
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Cohn & Wolfe Hong Kong
Maria Cheong / Elise Yu
Tel : +852 3665 1088/ 3665 1015
Fax : +852 2804 6786
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