The Official Domain Registry of the Philippines

dotPH is Disabling Secondary Contact Access

Starting October 26, 2010, dotPH is going to implement a stricter Domain Management Access System. Only Primary Contacts are allowed to access the Control Panel and make changes to domains.

Secondary Contacts will no longer be able to log-in and edit domain details beginning October 26. If the Primary Contact needs to be changed or updated, please download, fill up and submit the ff. form:

Change of Primary User -

To ensure that you have no problems in managing your domains, please make sure that any necessary changes to the contact information is submitted to dotPH well before October 26.

Hacking dotPH: The story behind the hacking incident

So let's say you run a website with huge, huge traffic. You have a big, dedicated community, and you're raking in the ad money. Then one day, you see that your site has been hacked. You can't find a way to get inside to fix it, and your formerly awesome site is now one big ad generating revenue for somebody. That sucks, right?

Important Notice: Scheduled Server Maintenance

dotPH will conduct scheduled server maintenance on Monday, July 7, 2008 from 2:00am to 4:00am (GMT+0800). During the maintenance, the system will encounter 30 minutes temporary downtime.

Please be informed that the dotPH website, registrar tools, domain registration, renewal, transfer and manage domain will not be available during the downtime. However, domain resolution and e-mail forwarding services will not be affected and will continue to function. Normal operations will resume upon completion of the maintenance.

Advisory: New Office Address

Kindly note that dotPH office has moved to a new location. Our new office address is as follows:

2708 Jollibee Plaza Bldg.
F. Ortigas Jr. Rd.,
(formerly Emerald Avenue)
Ortigas Center, Pasig City
1605 Philippines

Should you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact us at (632) 6372104-05 or email us at

Gov't. ICT Services Criticized

Jose Emmanuel Disini, dotPH CEO, recently published two open letters to Secretary Virgilio Peña, Chairman of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT).

The letters cite the poor quality of basic IT services provided by the government, and raise questions about the government's move to seek redelegation.

The letters can be seen here and here.

$50.00 clearing fee for US-dollar dominated checks

Our bank now assesses a $50.00 clearing fee for ALL US-dollar dominated checks, whether drawn from local or a foreign bank. Kindly include this amount when paying with US-dollar denominated checks.

dotPH releases world's first anonymous domain, the new second level PH domain, is specifically for individuals.

Priced at a wholesale rate of $3.75 a year to accredited dotPH Registrars, domains are an economical way for individuals to establish an Internet presence. is uniquely geared to support blogging, the global web publishing phenomenon. It is the world's first anonymous domain, requiring only a mobile phone and email address to activate.

dotPH Rewards Plus Awarding

dotPH opened up the year 2004 with the introduction of the dotPh Rewards Plus Program. The aim was to support the efforts of our Registrars in promoting the PH domain. Rewards Plus recognized not just the Registrars, but the front-line people responsible for the actual registration of .ph domains.

Each new domain registered from January to April earned corresponding points. At the end of the quarter all those who reached the qualifying levels were rewarded accordingly.

dotPH reply to Wong rebuttal

Mr. Chin Wong posted a rebuttal to our letter to the Editor in Manila Times dated April 23, 2004. Unfortunately, his response has the same fallacies that characterized his original article.

Microsoft Wins

The dotPH Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) again proved effective in resolving domain name disputes quickly and efficiently. Microsoft Corp. was recently ruled to have the rights to the domain name

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