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.af Domain Registration - Afghan Domains - Brand Protection Services for Afghanistan

Asian Domains: Afghanistan (.af)


Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Afghan domain type, ie. “af”. Therefore to search “” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.

The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED.

.af Registration:

To register .af domains your future Afghan domain, click here!

Once the domain is registered

All Afghan domain names registered with us are stored on our international server. Domains registered with us are automatically provided with their own under-construction page - this notifies potential registrants that the name has been acquired and is now registered. The under-construction page is offered free of charge and may be used indefinitely.

It is possible for Web and/or Mail forwarding to be provided for Afghan domains.

Domain transfer/release fees are charged are by a majority of registrars, but BB Online make no charge to transfer a domain to another Afghan domain name registrar.


Gets some use in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has the ccTLD ".af".

.af domain names must be between 2 and 63 characters long.

Domains are registered under the sub-domains and, and both these sub-domains require documentation to support the registration.

To register under, you must produce Trade license / Business authorization or approval from the Ministry of Commerce for any other Ministry or body responsible for registration or licensing of such bodies.

To register under, you must provide approval of registration documents from the ministry of planning for verification of the specified organization or any other Ministry or body responsible for registration or licensing of such bodies

The registry state that a registrant must have a working email address at all times during the registration period of the domain name, and if the registrants email address changes, the registry must be informed of the new address.

The registry state that registrations take place through an authorised registrar. Should your registrar cease to be an authorised registrar, the registry will inform you and you have one month to appoint a new registrar to host your domain name. A list of authorised registrars is published on the registry website. If you fail to appoint a new registrar within one month, your registration will be terminated.

The registry state that .af domain names must not:

The registry also detail very specific warnings about registrations which come under the following catagories:


Important Note:
Some domain names may be classified by the registry as a premium domain name and will command a higher price. If you request a premium domain name we will contact you before completing your order.

In addition, the registry may at any time reserve domain names from registration or the sale may be restricted to comply with ICANN requirements.

.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 have restrictions based on which second-level domain they are registered under. Registration on second level is unrestricted, but more expensive. All fees are higher for international registrants.

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