.KE regulations summary:
Annual domain fee: USD 299.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.
.KE full regulations:
Domain registrations are not allowed to conflict with registered Kenyan trademarks.
Is local company in Kenya required?
No, it is not required to have a local company in Kenya, in order to register a .KE domain name.
Is local admin contact in Kenya required?
No, a local administrative contact in Kenya is not required in order to register .KE domain names.
Are trademarks usable in Kenya?
Unfortunately, neither a trademark application or registration in Kenya or elsewhere will give specific access to register .KE domains.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .KE IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .KE?
There are some restrictions on the type of domain names allowed in Kenya. Please contact us beforehand, if you are planning to apply for a generic type .KE domain.
How much time does it take to register .KE domain name?
Usually, it takes 30 day/s to register a .KE domain name in Kenya. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the Kenyan domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .KE domains?
It is not possible to apply for .KE domain names with less than 3 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .KE domains?
It is not possible to apply for .KE domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one Kenyan domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of Kenyan .KE domain names.
Are there other domain extensions related to Kenya?
Yes, there are more Kenyan extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for Kenya 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