Domain Names must:
1- Have minimum of 1 and a maximum of 63 characters & for those less than 4 characters long in the top level must have local presence in Libya.
2- Begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
3- Use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z), numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these.
4- Neither begin with, nor end with a dash.
No, Individuals and organizations do not need to have a local presence to register a .ly domain. Anyone can search for a domain and reserve their .ly, Only for those less than 4 characters long in the top level must have local presence in Libya.
Per registry regulations, no .ly domain may be used, directly or indirectly, for any purpose that is sexual or pornographic in nature, or Violating rights to third parties. In the event that a specific website breaches this condition, the NIC.LY registry reserves the right to immediately deactivate the domain.