.COM.NG regulations summary:
Unrestricted. Anyone may register any amount of .COM.NG domain names.
Annual domain fee: USD 73.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.
.COM.NG full regulations:
The .COM.NG domain is unrestricted in nature. Any person or company from anywhere in the world may register an unlimited amount of .COM.NG domain names. The registry has however set up a list of reserved domain names. These are "premium" type .COM.NG domains which the registry plans to auction off at some point in the future.
Is local company in Nigeria required?
No local presence or Nigerian company is required in order to register a .COM.NG domain in Nigeria.
Is local admin contact in Nigeria required?
A local Nigerian contact person is not required.
Are trademarks usable in Nigeria?
It is not required to own a Nigerian or other trademark in order to register Nigerian .COM.NG domain names.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .COM.NG IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .COM.NG?
Most generic domains can be registered. However, the Nigerian domain registry has a list of premium generic domains which will at some point be sold via an auction. Also, all 2-letter domains are reserved pending further notice.
How much time does it take to register .COM.NG domain name?
Usually, it takes 2 day/s to register a .COM.NG domain name in Nigeria. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the Nigerian domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .COM.NG domains?
It is not possible to apply for .COM.NG domain names with less than 3 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .COM.NG domains?
It is not possible to apply for .COM.NG domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one Nigerian domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of Nigerian .COM.NG domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS?
If you opt to use your own DNS, all specified name servers must be operative and respond authoritatively for the .COM.NG domain.
Are there other domain extensions related to Nigeria?
Yes, there are more Nigerian extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for Nigeria below:
How to transfer domains to Web Solutions?
- Enter the domains you wish to have transferred to Web Solutions into the box
- Fill in your name and email address
- Press Confirm. A person from Web Solutions Support will contact you, in order to process the transfer request
- If you have Auth. Codes ready, include these. If not, you can send them later
- If possible and relevant, please unlock the domains, so they are ready for transfer