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Domain name registration Afghanistan (.af)

An .af is the extension for the registration of domain names from Afghanistan . Here are our prices, requirements and more information about registration of a domain name in Afghanistan .

General information .af

Country Afghanistan Afghanistan (AF)
Purpose Country Code Top Level Domain
Status Active
Price per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Min. registration period 1 year
IPv6 Support No
DNSSec Support No
IDN Support IDN not available
com.af
Purpose Commercial entities
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
If the applicant wants to obtain an domain name with the suffix "com.af", the applicant has to have a trade license, business authorization or approval from the Ministry of Commerce or from another Ministry body, which is responsible for registration or licensing.
edu.af
Purpose Educational institutions
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Afghanistan must approve the registration documents from the ministry of planning for verification of the specified organization.
gov.af
Purpose Government and agencies
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Foreign embassies are able to register using this domain suffix.
net.af
Purpose Network providers
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
org.af
Purpose Non-commercial entities
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
If the applicant wants to obtain an domain name with the suffix "org.af", the applicant has to have an approval of registration documents from the Ministery of Planning (or another Ministery or body responsible for registration or licensing) for verification of the specified organization.
Price per 1 year € 99.00
Transfer fee per 1 year € 99.00
Trade fee per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 0
Min Characters 2
Max Characters 63
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Domain is company name Yes
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Reserved names Not listed

A company, organization or individual may register. Registrant cannot directly or indirectly use a domain that infringes the legal rights or intellectual property rights of a third party.
Nameservers preconfigured No requirements
Nameservers on different subnet No
Working mailexchanges No
Zone update time 0
Min Characters 2
Max Characters 63

- contain only letters (a-z), numbers (0-9) and hyphens (-), or a combination of these



- start and end with an alphanumeric character, not a dash.



- do not contain a dash on the 3rd and 4th position (tagged domains).

Whois privacy No
Edit whois No
Whois update 0
Lock domain No
EPP connectie No
Update handles No
Deletion timeframe 0
Expiration timeframe 0
Redemption period 35 days

.af is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Afghanistan. It is administered by AFGNIC, a service of the UNDP and the Islamic Transitional Government of Afghanistan.



Registration is made directly at the second level, or on the third level beneath various categorized subdomains at the second level. Third-level domains has restrictions based on which second-level domain they are registered under.



The domain name with the suffix ".af" must meet the following conditions:

• Registering the domain name will not infringe or otherwise violate the rights of a third party.

• The domain name is not registered for an unlawful purpose.

• The domain name is not used in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.

• The domain name is not contrary to public order or morality (e.g. obscene or offensive names).



The homepage is stricktly prohibited by any of the following purposes:

- The display of sexually offensive contents.

- spamming activities (including the spreading/development of tools or programms to spread spam).

- any other activity, which is illegal under Afghan law.





The licensee's domain name is identical or confusingly similar to a trademark, a trade name, a social name or corporation name, a geographical designation, a name of origin, a designation of source, a personal name or name of a geographical entity in which the Complainant has rights.



Name Ministry of Communications and IT
Address Mohammad Jan Khan Watt
Kabul
Afghanistan
Admin ICT Directorate
Ministry of Communications and IT
Mohammad Jan Khan Watt
Kabul
Afghanistan
aimal.marjan@mcit.gov.af
+93 20 2103883
+93 20 2103700
Admin email aimal.marjan@mcit.gov.af
Tech Ministry of Communications and IT
Mohammad Jan Khan Watt
Kabul
Afghanistan
technical@nic.af
+93 799 30 26 53
+93 20 2102684
Portal https://afgnic.coccaregistry.net
Whois whois.nic.af

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Networking4all B.V. is an official registrar of Ministry of Communications and IT. Cocca handles the issuance and registration of .af domain names.

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