Country Domain Extensions

Below is a full list of country code extensions from each country. These extensions include the top-level domain as well as any second and/or third level domain from each country. All country domain extensions are listed alphabetically by country.

Some of these country domains can be registered at ZappyHost.

Afghanistan

Domain registrations at the second-level are unrestricted, but more expensive. Third-level names have restrictions based on which second-level name they are beneath

Åland Islands

The country domain extension for the Åland Islands is .ax. Registrants must be connected with the Åland Islands.
Note: Previously, most Åland Islands websites were registered at the third level under the aland.fi subdomain (Åland Islands are part of Finland).

Albania

These are the country extensions for Albania. Registrants must be an organization with legal representative in Albania. There is a limit of one domain per organization, and it must be under an appropriate subdomain. Registrations are made at the third-level, beneath one of the following subdomains. Note: In the past, registrations were not permitted directly at the second level, but a few existing names were "grandfathered"; they were uniti.al,tirana.alsoros.alupt.al and inima.al.

Algeria

Registrants must have Algerian presence; name must be related to company or organization name or trademark.

American Samoa

The country domain extension for American Samoa is .as. There is no restriction on the nationality of registrants, although domains may not be used for pornographic or racist material. The domain registry has right of refusal for all applications.

Andorra

Registrations must be pre-approved by Office for State Emblems and Signs, are generally limited to residents of Andorra or Andorran trademark holders with an agent in Andorra, and the number of registrations per person is limited. 

Angola

Here are the country domain extensions for Angola. Domain name registrations in Angola is limited to registrants within Angola, with one exception: The .it.ao domain extension is for international institutions. Registrations are at third-level, under one of the following subdomains.

Anguilla

These are the country domain extensions for Anguilla. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with the .ai extension.

Antarctica

The country domain for Antarctica is .aq. This top-level domain is reserved for organizations that conduct work in Antarctica or promote the Antarctic and Southern Ocean regions. Must have physical presence in Antarctica or be a governmental organization signatory to the Antarctic Treaty.

Antigua and Barbuda

These are the country domain extensions for Antigua and Barbuda. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with the .ag extension.

Argentina

Below are the country extensions for Argentina. Registrants must have a contact with an address in Argentina, but registrant may be foreign. Some subdomains have restrictions. Registrations are at the third level, under one of the following subdomains:

Although domain names must be registered at the third level, some public and governmental organizations own second level domains. These domain names include argentina.ar, educ.ar, gobiernoelectronico.ar, nic.ar, promocion.ar, retina.ar, uba.ar

Armenia

The top-level country code for Armenia is .am. Some generic names are reserved. Except for reserved names like .com.am, .net.am, .org.am and others, any person in the world can register a .am domain for a fee. Registrations are subject to review.

Aruba

The country domain extension for Aruba is .aw. Registrations are directly at second level, or beneath the .com.aw subdomain.

Ascension Island

To register a domain name with any of  the .ac country domain extensions, second-level registrants must have professional or academic qualifications. Third-level registrants must resident on Ascension Island.

Australia

The domain extension for Australia is .au. Registration is limited to individuals, companies, and organizations located in Australia. Different subdomains have various other restrictions. Names may be registered only at the third level within generic second-level categories.

Second-Level Domains


The following region-specific second-level domains are also available:

Third-Level Domains

Australia also uses third-level domains for government departments and educational institutions. The use of .gov.au and .edu.au is split up into state-based categories. State governments and schools use a domain name that reflect their locale, and these state-based third-level domains are managed independently by the states. For example, a school in New South Wales would register schoolname.nsw.edu.au, whereas a Queensland government department would use departmentname.qld.gov.au.

Historic Second-Level Domains

Some second-level domain names are no longer actively used. Whilst registrations are grand-fathered for some, no new registrations are accepted.

Other Australian Territories

Australia also has also been assigned the following top-level domain names (due to the fact that these islands are Australian territory).

Austria

Here are the domain extensions for Austria. There are no restrictions on who can register domains under these extensions, with the exception of the .gv.at and .ac.at subdomains.

Azerbaijan

The country extension for Azerbaijan is .az. There are no restrictions on who can register a .az domain name, but it is more expensive for non-residents.

Bahamas

Here are the domain country extensions for the Bahamas. Generally, there are no restrictions on who can register a .bs domain name, although some second-level domains do carry restrictions (i.e. .gov.bs).

Bahrain

Here are the domain extensions for Bahrain. Registrants must be a registered business in Bahrain and have a Bahrain telephone account registration may be billed to.

Bangladesh

Here are the domain extensions for Bangladesh. Some subdomains (.gov.bd and .mil.bd) are restricted; others are open. Some generic names are prohibited from being registered. Registrations are at third level under one of the following second-level domains.

Barbados

Below are the domain extensions for Barbados. The top-level domain is .bb. Registration is limited to residents of Barbados and companies registered there.

Belarus

Here is the top-level domain for Belarus. Registration is limited to Belarus residents. Third-level subdomains have specific restrictions.

Belgium

Belgium's top-level domain is .be. Names can be registered directly at second level, or at the third level, under various second-level domains. There are no restrictions on who can register a .be domain name.

Belize

Here are the country extensions for Belize. There are no restrictions on who can register .bz domain names.

Benin

Here are the domain extensions for Benin. To register a .bj domain name you need an administrative contact in Benin.

Bermunda

The top-level domain name for Bermuda is .bm. To register a .bm domain name, you must be a company or organization registered in Bermuda.

Bhutan

The top-level domain for Bhutan is .bt. Registrants must have a local presence in Bhutan, and a valid trade license.

Bolivia

Here are the country domain extensions for Bolivia. There are no restrictions on who can register .bo domains.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Here are the domain extensions for Bosnia and Herzegovina. To register a domain name with one of these extensions, you must be located in Bosnia or Herzegovina or have representative there.

Botswana

Here are the domain extensions for Botswana. Registrants must submit registration form by paper mail. Registrations are mostly at the third level beneath various second-level names, but some second-level registrations exist.

Brazil

Here are the country domain extensions for Brazil. Brazil has a top-level domain of .br, with a large number of second-level domains.

There are registrictions on who can register a domain name with these extensions. The restrictions are based on which second-level name registration is within.

Registrations are at third level beneath various categories and they were allowed at the second level for institutions of third level education until 2000; a wide variety of second-level categories exist, but .com.br is still much more popular than others.

Registrations of domain names with Portuguese characters are also accepted.

British Indian Ocean Territory

Here is the country extension for the British Indian Ocean Territory. There are no restrictions for second-level registrations. Third-level registrants must be a resident of the British Indian Ocean Territory.

British Virgin Islands

Here is the top-level domain for the British Virgin Islands. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Brunei Darussalam

To register a .bn domain name, you must be a company or organization registered in Brunei. Registrations are made beneath one of the following subdomains.

Bulgaria

Here's the top-level domain for Bulgaria. Can be registered by Bulgarian companies and organizations, or foreign companies that have registered branches or commercial representatives in Bulgaria. The domain name has to represent the company name or its abbreviation.

Burkina Faso

Here is the country domain extension for Burkina Faso. It is currently unclear whether there are any restrictions on who can register a .bg domain name.

Burma (Union of Myanmar)

Here are the domain extensions for Burma. Note that, although there are some functional sites in Burma under this domain, there is relatively little Internet activity in the country. Registrations are at third level beneath the following second-level categories.

Burundi

Here is the top-level domain for Burundi. Anyone in the world can register a .bi domain name, however, use for misleading purposes is discouraged.

Cambodia

Here are the country code extensions for Cambodia. Note that offensive or inappropriate names may be refused registration. Registrations are at third level beneath the following second-level labels.

Cameroon

Here are the country domain extensions for Cameroon. Local presence is required before you can register a .cm domain name.

Canada

Here are the country domain extensions for Canada. To register a .ca domain name, you must meet the Canadian Presence Requirements as specified by the registry. Examples of entities that meet the Canadian Presence Requirements include:

Cape Verde

Must have working DNS for domain set up first before registering.

Cayman Islands

Here are the domain extensions for the Cayman Islands. Domain registration is limited to residents and registered companies in the Cayman Islands. A local address and phone number is required for the registrant and administrative contact.

Central African Republic

Here's the top-level domain for the Central African Republic. It is intended for entities connected with the Central African Republic.

Chad (French: Tchad) 

Here is the top-level domain for Chad. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Chile

Here are the domain extensions for Chile. Anyone can register a .cl domain name, however a foreign registration must have a domestic representative who has a RUT (RUT, which stands for Rol Único Tributario, is the Chilean national identification number).

China

Here are the country domain extensions for China. Second-level and most third-level names are unrestricted; .gov.cn and .edu.cn are limited to qualified entities.

Generic Second-Level Domains

Second-Level Domains for Chinese Provinces

Christmas Island

Here's the top-level domain name for Christmas Island. There is no restriction on who can register a domain name with this extension.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The top-level domain for Cocos (Keeling) Islands  is .cc. There are no restrictions on who can register .cc domain names.

Columbia

Here are the country domain extensions for Columbia. Registration is limited to registrants located in Colombia. Further restrictions vary by each second-level subdomain. Domain name registration is only permitted at the third level.

Comoros

Below are the country domain extensions for Comoros. Second-level registrations are subject to restrictions and local presence requirements.
Third-level registrations are unrestricted in .com.km if the name is not already registered elsewhere within the .km extension. Various category-specific restrictions apply to each of the other third-level domains. Personal name .nom.km registrations are limited to island residents and to citizens resident abroad. Also, various categories corresponding to the individual professions each require the applicant hold a license to practise that profession.

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Here's the top-level domain for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There is no restriction on who can register a domain under this extension.

Congo, Republic of the

Here's the top-level domain for the Republic of Congo. Registration is unrestricted - anyone can register a domain name under this extension. Republic of the Congo citizens get one free domain name registration.

Cook Islands

Here are the domain extensions for the Cook Islands.

Companies can only register a domain name based on their legal name. Non-Resident domain applications cost $150.00(USD) for a minimum of 2 years, and must be renewed every 2 years thereafter. Registrations are made at the third level beneath second-level categories.

Note that .ck domains are monitored on the web, on a regular basis for profanity on the Internet if it is found to be doing so, or if the site is deemed inappropriate, the domain will be terminated without notification or refund.

Costa Rica

Here are the domain name extensions for Costa Rica. There are varying restrictions based on which second-level domain is used.

Côte d'Ivoire

Here's the top-level domain for Côte d'Ivoire. Registrants name must match official name of company, organization, or trademark.

Croatia

Here's the country code top-level domain for Croatia. Registration is limited to Croatian citizens, residents, and companies/organizations. There are various rules and restrictions based on categories of registrants.

Cuba

Here's the top-level domain for Cuba. Registrations are limited to people and companies located in Cuba. Also, third-level registrations may have other limitations based on which second-level domain they are within. 

Cyprus, Republic of

Limited to Cyprus residents and registered companies/organizations. There are further restrictions for different subdomains

Czech Republic

Here is the domain extension for the Czech Republic. Businesses must provide tax registration number when registering a domain name with this extension.

Denmark

Here's the top-level domain for Denmark. There are no restrictions on who can register domain names with this extension.

Djibouti

Here's the top-level domain for Djbouti. There are no restrictions on who can register domain names with this extension, although some names are reserved or subject to famous trademark owners having first registration rights.

Dominica

Here are the domain extensions for Dominica. There are no restrictions on who can register domain names with this extension. Third-level names in .com.dm, .net.dm, and .org.dm are included automatically upon registration of all .dm domain names.

Dominican Republic

There are generally no restrictions for .do domains, although .gov.do domains require a signed letter from a government agency.  Domain name registrations are taken at the third level beneath the following second-level names:

East Timor

Here is the top-level domain for East Timor. Domain registrations must not be used for any purpose that is obscene, indecent, or spam-related.

Ecuador

Some third-level registrations have restrictions depending on second-level name they are within.

Eygypt

Any entity who wants to register a domain name ending with .eg must have a local representative or the domain name has to be hosted on Egyptian DNS servers

El Salvador

Below are the domain extensions for El Salvador. Registrants must have a local contact. Registrations are at third level beneath the following second-level names.

Equatorial Guinea

Here's the top-level domain for Equatorial Guinea. Registration details are unclear at the time of writing. It's unclear whether there are any restrictions surrounding registration of domain names under this extension.

Eritrea

Registrations are at third level beneath the following second-level domains.

Estonia

Registrants ust be Estonian. Some subdomains have further restrictions. Limit of one domain per legal entity. Name servers must be configured prior to registration.

Ethiopia

Domain name registrations for Ethiopia are made at the third level beneath the following subdomains:

European Union

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. Registrants for .eu domain names must be located within the EU.

Falkland Islands

Here are the domain extensions for the Falkland Islands. Only entities resident in Falkland Islands may register a domain name. Second-level registrations prohibited; registration is at the third level under the following second level domains.

Faroe Islands

Here is the top-level domain for the Faroe Islands.

Any domain name should correspond to a trademark of the registrant (for Type A applications). For Type B applications, you are allowed to register a domain name without owning a matching trademark. Any entity that owns such a trademark can fill an opposition within 20 days after the domain registration and have the domain transferred into their name.

Federated States of Micronesia

Here is the top-level domain for Federated States of Micronesia. There are no restrictions on who can register domain names with the .fm extension.

Fiji

These are the country domain extensions for Fiji. Generally, there are no restrictions on who can register domain names with these extensions, however, some are restricted (such as .ac.fj for academic institutions).

Registrations are only taken under the following second-level domains:

Finland

Here's the top-level domain for Finland. Registration is limited to companies and organizations registered in Finland and Finnish nationals.

France

Here are the country domain extensions for France. There is a French presence requirement and an administrative contact address must be in France. There are also further restrictions on some of the subdomains.

French Guiana

Here is the country code top-level domain for French Guiana. The domain is intended for entities connected with French Guiana. It's unclear whether there are any restrictions regarding who can use this extension.

French Polynesia

Here are the country domain extensions for French Polynesia. Local presence is required in order to register a domain name with this extension.

French Southern and Antarctic Lands (France) 

Here is the top-level domain for French Southern and Antarctic Lands. A local administrative contact with proof of address in French Southern Territory is required.

Gabon

Here is the country code top-level domain for Gabon. It is unclear whether there are any restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

The Gambia

Here's the country code top-level domain for The Gambia. Company must be registered in The Gambia or have strong ties to it. The domain name must be connected to that of the company or organization requesting it.

Georgia

Here is the country code top-level domain for Georgia. Domain name registrations are limited to persons and companies located in Georgia. Third-level registrations have various restrictions depending on which second-level name they are within.

Germany

Here's the top-level domain for Germany. Registrants must have administrative contact resident in Germany.

Ghana

Below are the domain extensions for Ghana. Companies wishing to use this extension must be registered in Ghana, and the domain administrator must be located there. Second-level registrations are no longer accepted. Registrations must now be at third level beneath second-level labels..

Gibraltar

Here is the country code top-level domain for Gibralter. Second-level names are limited to Gibraltar companies and organizations. Third-level names have various restrictions.

Greece

Here are the country domain extensions for Greece. Second-level domains and .com.gr domain names can be registered without restrictions. Some restrictions apply on some of the subdomains.

Greenland

Below is the country code top-level domain for Greenland. There are no restrictions on registering domain names using this extension.

Grenada

Here is the country code top-level domain for Grenada. There are no restrictions on who can register domain names with this extension.

Guadeloupe

Below are the domain extensions for Guadeloupe. Domain names with this extension is available worldwide but more expensive for non-Guadeloupe residents. 

Guam

The country code top-level domain for Guam is .gu. Registrants must have a contact in Guam to register domain names under this extension..

Guatemala

Here are the domain extensions for Guatemala. Domain registrations are generally made at the third level under the following second level domains..

Guernsey

Below are the domain extensions for Guernsey. There are no restrictions on who can register domain names under this extension.

Guinea

Below are the country domain extensions for Guinea. Registrants must have presence in Guinea and demonstrable intent to use name; two name servers must be in different networks. Domain name registrations are at third level beneath second-level categories.

Guinea-Bissau

Here is the country code top-level domain for Guinea-Bissau. The only restriction on domain names is: no porn.

Guyana

Here's the country code top-level domain for Guyana. You do not need physical presence in Guyana to register a domain name using any of its extensions.

Haiti

Here is the country code top-level domain for Haiti. Anyone can register a domain with this country extension.

Heard and McDonald Islands

Here's the country code top-level domain for the Heard and McDonald Islands. Anyone can register a domain with this country extension.

Honduras

Here's the country code top-level domain for the Honduras. Anyone can register a domain with this country extension.

Hong Kong

Below are the domain extensions for Hong Kong. Second-level registrations are open to all. Specific third-level registrations require identity documents depending on varying rules for each sector. Both English and Chinese characters are allowed.

Hungary

Below are the country domain extensions for Hungary. Open to persons and companies in Hungary or the European Union. If you are not an EU citizen then you need to have a valid trademark in Hungary. Internationalized domain name registrations are also accepted.

Iceland

Here is the top-level country code domain for Iceland. Generally, anyone can register a domain name with this extension, however, foreign entities must appoint a local representative in Iceland (Administrative Contact of the domain).

India

Below are the country domain extensions for India. There are no restrictions on who can register second-level domains or most third-level domains. There are some restrictions under some specialized subdomains.
Six zones are reserved for use by qualified organizations in India:

Indonesia

The country code top-level domain for Indonesia is .id. Domain name registrations are at the third level under the existing second-level domains. International entities can register under the .web.id subdomain. Other subdomains have specific requirements. Also restricted are domain names containing geographical names, trademarks without permissions from the trademark's owner, ethnic slurs etc.

Iran

Below are the country domain extensions for Iran. These domains are generally restricted to Iranian-related entities. Third-level registrations under subdomains have varied restrictions.

Iraq

Here are the domain extensions for Iraq. No online registrations are known to be taking place at the time of writing. 

Ireland

Below is the country code top-level domain for Ireland. Registrants must have a "real and substantive" connection with Ireland, or have a European Union trademark. The applicant must prove their connection to the desired domain name. Personal domains of individuals are limited to initials and a number.

Israel

Below are the domain extensions for Israel. Restrictions vary based on which second-level domain is used. The registry reserves right to screen and reject applications. Also, there is a llimit of 10 domain names per owner unless exception granted. Domain name registrations are made at the third level beneath the second level domains.

Isle of Man

Below are the country domain extensions for Isle of Man. Restrictions apply to some extensions.  Some second-level domains such as gov.im are reserved for third-level domains representing entities in the Isle of Man.

Italy

Here's the country code top-level domain for Italy.  Registrants must be a resident of an EU country to register a domain name with this extension. Registration requires sending a paper or fax letter which must be completed in Italian.

Jamaica

Below are the country domain extensions for Jamaica. There are no restrictions on who can register domain names with this extension, however, it is more expensive for non-residents. It is also cheaper for government departments and non-profit organizations. And it is free for schools and educational institutions.

Japan

Here are the country domain extensions for Japan. Second-level registrations require a Japanese mailing address, and third-level registrations have varying rules depending on which second-level name they are beneath.

Jersey

Here is the country code top-level domain for Jersey. There are no restrictions on who can register domain names with this extension.

Jordan

Here are the domain extensions for Jordan. A local contact is required to register a domain with this extension. Also, you must submit official documentation.

Kazakhstan

Here are the country domain extensions for Kazakhstan. There are no restrictions for second-level domain names. There are some restrictions at the third-level, depending on which second-level name it is under.

Kenya

Below are the domain extensions for Kenya. Some extensions require supporting documentation.

Kiribati

Here are the domain extensions fro Kiribati. Domain names with this extension are generally unrestricted.

Note that the registrant of de.ki offers free redirected subdomains beneath this address (to the German-speaking market), and this currently accounts for a large number of the current uses of the .ki extension.

Korea, North (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)

Here's the country code top-level domain for North Korea. At the time of writing, there are only two known websites using this domain extension. This extension is not yet available for registration.

Korea, South (Republic of Korea)

Here are the domain extensions for South Korea. Registrants must have a local presence within South Korea. Varying restrictions exist for registration under different second-level names. Standard domain names must be registered under one of the second-level domains. Internationalized domain names must be registered at the second-level (directly under the top-level domain).
Organizations or individuals that have connection with relevant areas:

Kuwait

Below are the domain extensions for Kuwait. Domain registration under this extension is limited to Kuwaiti citizens, companies, and organizations. Registrants must show appropriate documents to prove status. Some third-level names have additional restrictions. Registrations are made at third level beneath the following second-level domains.

Kyrgyzstan

Here is the country code top-level domain for Kyrgyzstan.

Laos

Here's the top-level domain for Laos. There are no restrictions for registering domain names with this extension, however, some "premium" names have been reserved and are available at an extra cost. Although this is a country code top-level domain for Laos, the domain registrar is currently marketing it for the city of Los Angeles.

Latvia

Below are the country domain extensions for Latvia. There are no restrictions on the top-level domain, however, some subdomains may carry restrictions.

Lebanon

Here are the domain extensions for Lebanon. Registrant must have Lebanese trademark certificate for the exact name being registered. There are also specific restrictions for each second-level subdomain. Also, registered names are required to be unique within the entire top-level domain (i.e. mydomain.com.lb and mydomain.org.lb cannot co-exist). Domain name registrations are at the third level beneath the existing second-level domains.

Lesotho

Here's the country code top-level domain for Lesotho. There are no restrictions for registering domain names with this extension.

Liberia

Here are the domain extensions for Liberia. Registrants must have local presence and intent to use domain. Registrations are made at the third level beneath second-level names.

Libya

Here are the domain extensions for Libya. Note that any .ly domain name may be registered, except domains containing obscene and indecent names/phrases, including words of a sexual nature. Furthermore domain names may not contain words/phrases or abbreviations insulting religion or politics, or be related to gambling and lottery industry or be contrary to Libyan law or Islamic morality.

Liechtenstein

Here is the country code top-level domain for Liechtenstein. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension. Internationalized domain names are accepted.

Lithuania

Here is the country code top-level domain for Lithuania. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Luxembourg

Below is the country code top-level domain for Luxembourg. To register a domain with this extension, the administrative contact must be in Luxembourg.

Macau

Here are the domain extensions for Macau. Registrations are limited to local businesses and organizations in Macau. The primary name server must also be in Macau. Subdomains have specific restrictions.

Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia)

Here are the country domain extensions for Macedonia. Registration is unrestricted, but it is intended to be used for commercial organizations.

Madagascar

Below are the country domain extensions for Madagascar. For some subdomains, registrants must show registration of company, organization, or trademark.

Malawi

Below are the domain extensions for Malawi. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension. Registrations are taken at the third-level, beneath the following subdomains.

Malaysia

Below are the country domain extensions for Malaysia. Registrants must have Malaysian presence. There are also various restrictions specific to different subdomains.

Maldives (Republic of Maldives)

Here are the domain extensions for the Maldives. There are no restrictions for .com.mv and .org.mv domain names, but other subdomains may have restrictions. Registrations are taken under the following extensions.

Mali

Here are the domain extensions for Mali. There are varying requirements for registrations under different second-level names; generally, local presence is required. Registrations are at the third level beneath the following subdomains:

Malta

Here are the country domain extensions for Malta. Registrants must declare their right to use the domain name as trademark or business name in accordance with Maltese law. Domain name registrations are taken at the third-level, beneath the following second-level domains.

Martinique

Here is the top-level domain for Martinique. It is unclear of whether there are any restrictions on this extension.

Marshall Islands

Here is the country code top-level domain for the Marshall Islands. The registrar is not currently accepting registrations with this extension.

Mauritania

This is the top-level domain for Mauritania. A local contact is required in order to register a domain name with this extension.

Mauritius

Here are the country domain extensions for Mauritius. There are no restrictions on registering domains under this extension.

Mexico

Below are the domain extensions for Mexico. There are no restrictions for .com.mx domains. Other subdomains may have restrictions. Domain name registrations are only taken at the third-level beneath the following subdomains.

Moldova

Here is the country code top-level domain for Moldova. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Monaco

Here are the domain extensions for Monaco. Registrants must show registration of company, organization, or trademark.

Mongolia

Below are the country domain extensions for Mongolia. The only restriction is that individual registrants must be over 18 years old.

Montenegro

Below are the domain extensions for Montenegro. Second-level registrations available worldwide; third-level registrations under certain second-level names available within Montenegro.

Montserrat

Here is the top-level domain for Montserrat. There are no restrictions on registering domain names using this extension.

Morocco

Below are the domain extensions for Morocco. To register a domain name with this extension, you must have a local contact.

Mozambique

Here are the domain extensions for Mozambique. Registrants must have working nameservers and a bona fide intention to actually use the domain name. Domain name registrations are taken at the third-level beneath the following second-level domains.

Namibia

Here is the top-level domain for Namibia. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Nauru

Here are the domain extensions for Nauru. The .gov.nr and .edu.nr extensions are restricted to appropriate institutions in Nauru, all other extensions are unrestricted.

Nepal

Here are the domain extensions for Nepal.  Local presence is required. Domain names must be based on company/organization or brand name. Domain names are registered under the following third-level domains.

Netherlands

Here is the top-level domain for the Netherlands. Registrants must provide contact address in Netherlands.

Netherlands Antilles

The top-level country code for the Netherlands Antilles is .an.  Registrations must correspond to name or trademark of registrant; proof of identity must be shown on registration.

New Caledonia

Here is the top-level domain for New Caledonia. Registrants must be a registered company or organization in New Caledonia with a local contact; individuals are not eligible to register domain names with this extension.

New Zealand

Here are the domain extensions for New Zealand. There are no restrictions under most second-level names, however, some are "moderated" - eligibility is checked before registration is granted. Names are registered at the third-level within the generic second-level categories.

Moderated Domains

Unmoderated Domains

Nicaragua

Here are the domain extensions for Nicaragua.

Niger

Here's the top-level domain for Niger. To register a domain name, your company must be registered with Niger's authority, and in most cases the domain name must resemble the company name.

Nigeria

Here are the country domain extensions for Nigeria. Must have presence in Nigeria and intent to use name. Each organization can only register one domain name. Registrations are taken at second-level under the following subdomains.

Niue

Here is the top-level domain for the island state of Niue. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Norfolk Island

Here are the domain extensions for Norfolk Island. Domain registrations are unrestricted.

Note that Norfolk Island domain names are very expensive. Second-level domains are more expensive than third-level domains. At the time of writing, second-level domains are $995 per year and third-level domains are $577 per year.

Northern Mariana Islands

Here is the top-level domain for the Northern Mariana Islands. Although there are no registration restrictions, free personal sites are hosted on registry's own servers and must be built using the chi.mp system. Purchased domains have no restrictions.

Norway

The registrant must be a registered organisation in Norway, except under .priv.no, which is open to registration by individuals. Specific subdomains have varied requirements. There is a limit of 20 second-level registrations per domain holder.

Oman

Below are the country code domain extensions for Oman. There is a local nexus requirement for each registrant. Administrative contact must be physically in Oman. Also, sale or transfer of Oman domain names is prohibited. Although some second-level domain names exist, registrations are made at the third level beneath the following second-level labels.

Pakistan

Here are the domain extensions for Pakistan. Some domains are restricted whilst others aren't.

Palau

Below are the domain extensions for Palau. There are no restrictions for registering domain names with this extension.

Registrants can obtain third level registrations of the form firstname.lastname.pw along with the corresponding e-mail address of firstname@lastname.pw. Second-level domain registrations are not permitted, so that the registry can reserve all second-level names for use in constructing these addresses. Registrations are for third-level names and their corresponding e-mail addresses within second-level names.

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Below are the domain extensions for the Palestinian Territory. Second-level registrations are unrestricted. Third-level registrations may have limitations based on which second-level domain they are within.

Panama

Here are the country domain extensions for Panama. Primary and secondary name servers must be geographically separated.
Registrations are at third level beneath the following second-level labels.

Papua New Guinea

Here are the country extensions for Papua New Guinea. Registrants must have a local presence or interests in Papua New Guinea. Registrations are made at the third level beneath the following second-level labels.

Paraguay

Below are the domain extensions for Paraguay. Registrants must have a contact in Paraguay. Subdomains have various restrictions. All domain name applications are subject to approval by the registry. Registrations are at third level beneath the following second-level domains.

Peru

Here are the domain extensions for Peru. Generally, there are no restrictions, however, some names may be prohibited for use as a second-level domain.

Philippines

Below are the domain extensions for the Philippines. Generally, there are no restrictions, but some subdomains may have restrictions.

Pitcairn Islands

Here is the top-level domain for the Pitcairn Islands. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Poland

Below are the country domain extensions for Poland. There are no restrictions for registering domain names with this extension, however applicants are asked to "describe their rights to use this domain name".

Portugal

Below are the domain extensions for Portugal. There are various restrictions for each subdomain, however the .com.pt extension is unrestricted.

Puerto Rico

Here are the country domain extensions for Puerto Rico. Some subdomains have restrictions. Domain names with the .isla.pr extension are cheaper, but are restricted to residents of Puerto Rico.

Qatar

Here are the domain extensions for Qatar.

Registrants must adhere to certain rules and regulations. The first character of the domain name must be a letter. Special characters, such as a hyphen symbol, are not permitted at the beginning or end of the .qa domain name. Domain names containing words, abbreviations, or phrases that are potentially offensive, obscene, indecent, or contrary to the Qatari Law or Islamic morality must be avoided.

Also, a letter requesting the domain name registration and signed Power of Attorney (notarized and legalized up to the Qatari Consulate) are required for getting a .qa registration.

Domains are registered at the third-level under the following second-level domains.

Romania

Below are the country domain extensions for Romania. There are no restrictions for second-level domains. Some restrictions apply for third-level domains.

Réunion

Here are the country domain extensions for Réunion. Registrants are required to have local presence.

Russia (Russian Federation)

Below are the country domain extensions for Russia. There are no restrictions on second-level domains, but there are for the third-level domains.

Rwanda

Below are the domain extensions for Rwanda. The first domain name registration is free for citizens and companies/organizations based in Rwanda. Others can register for a fee.

Reserved Second-Level Domains

The following second-level domains have been reserved by the registry and could be used for third-level registrations in the future.

Saint Helena

Here are the domain extensions for Saint Helena. Second-level registrants must have professional or academic qualification (although this doesn't appear to be enforced). Third-level registrants must be a resident of Saint Helena.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Below are the domain extensions for Saint Kitts and Nevis. There are no restrictions, except for those domains under the edu.kn and gov.kn extensions.

Saint Lucia

The following extension represents the island nation of Saint Lucia in the Eastern Caribbean. These extensions are available worldwide. It is currently being marketed as a good choice for Limited Companies (LC). For example, mycompany.lc, mycompany.l.lc, or mycompany.p.lc.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Here is the top-level domain for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Samoa

Here are the domain extensions for Samoa. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Unrestricted:
Restricted:

San Marino

Here is the top-level domain for San Marino. The domain name must be the same as the company name or trademark. There is a limit of 50 domain registrations per year, per company. Individuals and other organizations are limited to one registration in total.

São Tomé and Príncipe

Here is the top-level domain for São Tomé and Príncipe. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Reserved Second-Level Domains

The following second-level domains have been reserved by the registry for future use.

Saudi Arabia

Below are the domain extensions for Saudi Arabia. Registrants must have Saudi presence, a local representative, or trademark registered in Saudi Arabia, and must show legal papers verifying identity. Registrations are taken at the third-level under the following second-level domains.

Senegal

Here is the top-level domain for Senegal. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Serbia

Here are the domain extensions for Serbia. There are no restrictions at the second-level, but there are some on the third-level depending on category.

Seychelles

Here are the country domain extensions for Seychelles. Priority is given to Seychelles-based entities for domain name registrations. There are varying restrictions for different third-level registrations.

Sierra Leone

Below are the country domain extensions for Sierra Leone. The registry reserves the right to screen and reject applications.

Singapore

Below are the country domain extensions for Singapore. Singapore presence is required in order to register a domain name with this extension.Third-level names have various restrictions depending on which second level label they are under.

Slovakia

Here is the top-level domain for Slovakia. Domain name registration is restricted to companies registered within the republic of Slovakia. For companies without local presence, a local administrative contact is required. There is a maximum of 5 domain names per Slovak company.

Slovenia

Here is the top-level domain for Slovenia. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Solomon Islands

Here are the domain extensions for the Solomon Islands. The com.sb and net.sb extensions are unrestricted. The other extensions have some restrictions including local presence requirement. Registrations are at the third-level under the following subdomains.

South Africa

Below are the domain extensions for South Africa. There are no restrictions for .co.za but there various restrictions under the other subdomains. Registrations are only taken at the third-level, beneath the following subdomains.

Active Second (and Third) Level Domains

Dormant Second-Level Domains

Private Second-Level Domains

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Here is the country code top-level domain for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. There are no restrictions regarding registrations of domain name using this extension.

Soviet Union

Here is the top-level domain for the Soviet Union. This extension is still in use today, despite the fact that the Soviet Union no longer exists. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Spain

There are no longer any restrictions on the .es top-level domain. Some second-level domains carry restrictions.

Sri Lanka

Below are the domain extensions for Sri Lanka. Registrants must provide clear justification for registering particular domain name. Some third-level names restricted by category. Registrants must have local presence, otherwise, they can only reserve a domain name (but not actually register it).

Open registration:

Restricted registration:

Sudan

Below are the domain extensions for Sudan. Applications are screened by the registry; and may be restricted based on which second-level category they are under.

Suriname

Here is the top-level domain for Suriname. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Swaziland

Here are the domain extensions for Swaziland. Registrants must have local presence and a bona fide intention to use name on a regular basis.

Sweden

Below are the domain extensions for Sweden. Some third-level domains are restricted. Internationalized Domain Names are accepted.

Switzerland

Here's the top-level domain for Switzerland. Registration is unrestricted - anyone can register a domain name under this extension. The .ch comes from Confoederatio Helvetica (Helvetic (Swiss) Confederation), the Latin name for the country. All Swiss coins are also stamped with this name.

Syria

Below are the domain extensions for Syria. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Taiwan (Republic of China)

Below are the country domain extensions for Taiwan. Requirements vary depending on which second-level name registration is within. Non-residents are allowed to register domain names under several subdomains.

Tajikistan

Here are the domain extensions for Tajikistan. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension, however, residents of Tajikistan have priority in the event there's a dispute over a name.

Tanzania

Below are the country domain extensions for Tanzania. Registrants must have presence in Tanzania and demonstrable intent to use the domain name on the Internet. Vanity and placemark registrations are not permitted. One registration per organization. Must have secondary name server on a different backbone. Registrations are at third level beneath the following second-level labels.

Thailand

Here are the country domain extensions for Thailand. There are various restrictions on registering domain names with this extension. The restrictions depend on which extension the domain name is being registered under. Registrations are under the following extensions.

Togo

Here is the top-level domain for Togo. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Tokelau

Here is the top-level domain for Tokelau - a territory of New Zealand located in the South Pacific. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension. Some free domain names are available, hosted with the registry. Extenal hosting is available with paid domains.

Tonga

Here is the second-level domain for Tonga. Registrations are open to everyone but obscene words and spam are prohibited.

Trinidad and Tobago

Below are the country domain extensions for Trinidad and Tobago. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with these extensions (except under .gov.tt, .mil.tt and .edu.tt).

Unrestricted

Restricted

Tunisia

Below are the domain extensions for Tunisia. Registrants must be a local resident.

Turkey

Below are the domain extensions for Turkey. Proof of company registration or trademark is required. There is further restrictions depending on which second-level domain is used. Registration is at the third-level under the following subdomains.

Turkmenistan

Here is the top-level domain for Turkmenistan. There are no restrictions at second-level but third-level registrants must be a resident of Turkmenistan.

Turks and Caicos Islands

Here is the top-level domain for Turks and Caicos Islands. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Tuvalu

Here is the country code top-level domain for the island nation of Tuvalu. There are no restrictions on the second-level domain names, however, some second-level names are reserved (i.e. .com.tv, .net.tv, .org.tv, .gov.tv). The .tv domain has been a popular choice for websites for television shows.

Uganda

Below are the domain extensions for Uganda. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Ukraine

Here are the domain extensions for Ukraine. To register a domain name, the registry requests a trademark from Ukraine or a trademark registered under the Madrid agreement that covers Ukraine.

United Arab Emirates

These are the country domain extensions for the United Arab Emirates. Second-level registrations are generally unrestricted. Third-level registrations require local presence and documentation (business registration), and if applicable, certificate from relevant ministry (for org, mil, gov, sch and ac).

United Kingdom

Below are the country domain extensions for the United Kingdom (UK). There are no restrictions on registering domain names with the .co.uk and .org.uk extensions, but the other extensions have varying restrictions. Registration is at the third level, beneath the generic-category second-level domains, except under .sch.uk where registration is at fourth level. There are no second-level registrations, although some second-level domains have been grandfathered.

United States of America

Below are the country domain extensions for the United States. Registrants of .us domains must be United States citizens, residents, or organizations, or a foreign entity with a presence in the United States. Originally registrations were within third or fourth level hierarchy, but currently direct second-level registrations are allowed. Also, the kids.us extension allows third-level registrations for child-friendly sites.

Second-Level Domains for Each State

Federal District and Territories

Other Second-Level .US Domains

Uruguay

Here are the domain extensions for Uruguay. Registrants must be a customer of Amtel (Uruguay's government-owned telecommunications company). Registrations are at third level beneath the following second-level names.

U.S. Virgin Islands

Here is the top-level domain for the U.S Virgin Islands. Second-level names are restricted to entities with local presence.

Uzbekistan

Below are the country domain extensions for Uzbekistan. There are no restrictions with registering domain names with this extension.

Vanuatu

Here is the domain extension for Vanuatu. There is no restriction on registering domain names with this extension.

Vatican (State of Vatican City)

Here is the top-level domain for the Vatican. No public registrations are available, as this domain extension is solely for use by official websites of the Vatican.  Only official sites of the Vatican are in this domain; they are at second-level names, as well as within vatican.va.

Venezuela

Below are the domain extensions for Venezuela. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension. Registrations are at the third-level under the following subdomains.

Vietnam

Here are the domain extensions for Vietnam. There are no restrictions on registering domain names with this extension.

Wallis and Futuna Islands

Here is the top-level domain for Wallis and Futuna Islands. Note that the registry is not currently accepting registrations at this time.

Yemen

Here are the domain extensions for Yemen. Registrants must have a local contact in Yemen.Registrations are taken at the third-level beneath the following second-level domains.

Zambia

Here are the domain extensions for Zambia. Local presence is required to register domain names with this extension.

Zimbabwe

Here is the domain extension for Zimbabwe. There are no restrictions with registering domain names with this extension. Registrations are only taken at the third-level beneath the following subdomain.

Registering Your Domain Name

You register your domain name through an ICANN-accredited domain name registrar (or partner site) like ZappyHost.

To register your domain name, enter your preferred domain into the search form. If it's available, simply proceed to the checkout. ZappyHost will walk you through the registration step by step.

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