Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) is a non-profit-making and non-statutory corporation designated by the HKSAR Government to administer the registration of Internet domain names under .hk and .香港country-code top level domains. HKIRC provides registration services through its registrars for domain names ending with .com.hk, .org.hk, .gov.hk, .edu.hk, .net.hk, .idv.hk, 公司.香港, .組織.香港, .政府.香港, .教育.香港, .網絡.香港, .個人.香港, .hk and .香港.

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Mission Statement

HKIRC is a non-profit-making organization that is committed to providing, and supervising the provision of .hk and .香港 Internet domain names registration, resolution and related services in an uninterrupted, effective, customer-centric and sustainable manner. In addition, HKIRC promotes Hong Kong as an inclusive, secure, innovative and international city for the Internet and encourages the use of Internet and the related technologies.


HKIRC is committed to serve the Internet community of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, as well as the global Internet community, in relation to the administration of domain names under the .hk and .香港 country-code top-level domains. The objectives of HKIRC are:

Organisational Structure

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Memorandum and Articles of Association (M&A) of HKIRC

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Promotion Partners/Supporting Organisations

The .hk and .香港top level domains are well-received by the local community with support from various organisations and corporations. Through their use of different categories of .hk, their unique Hong Kong identity is well represented on the web.

Category Sector '.hk' Domain Name Supporting Organisation
.com.hk Commercial entities boci.com.hk
BOC Credit Card (International) Ltd
Career Times
Manulife (International ) Ltd
McDonald's Corporation
Ocean Park
Octopus Holdings Ltd
Midland Holdings
Sony Corporation of Hong Kong Ltd
.edu.hk Educational organisations polyu.edu.hk The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
.net.hk Entities managing network, infrastructure and services with PNETS licenses pccw.net.hk PCCW Ltd
.gov.hk HKSAR government departments investhk.gov.hk InvestHK
.org.hk Non-profit making organisations tungwah.org.hk
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
The Hong Kong Management Association
.hk Any company, organisation or person aged 11 or above cathaypacific.hk Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd

The use of .hk domain names by various companies has helped us unite our caring spirit on the net. We would like to express our sincere thanks to those who have expressed their support to this unique Hong Kong identity on the Internet:

BOC Credit Card (International) Limited      Career Times Online Limited     Cathay Pacific Airways Limited     Sony Hong Kong     Tung Wah Group of Hospitals    
InvestHK     Manulife (International) Limited     McDonald's     Midland Realty     Ocean Park Hong Kong    
Octopus Holdings Limited     PCCW Enterprises Limited     The Hong Kong Polytechnic University     Hong Kong Management Association