Domain Name Registration

The Department of Information Resources (DIR), on behalf of the State of Texas, provides management, registration, and authorization for the use of the  domain name.

Why Adopt a Domain Name?​

To strengthen Texas government brand recognition,  has been designated as the primary, outward-facing domain name for state agencies and counties. Using a domain name assures citizens that your domain is an official, trusted Texas government entity. ​​

Registering for a domain name is a two-step process.

​Register a Domain Name for a State AgencyRegister a Domain Name for a County


More information regarding domain name management, registration, eligibility period, and naming conventions can be found in our Internet and Email Domain Name Management Policy​ - PDF (674 KB).

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