.NET.KW regulations summary:
Foreign applicants may register their company name, parts thereof or trademarks under .NET.KW. Trademarks may be from any country. It is allowed to abbreviate the company or organisation names. A local administrative contact must be appointed. If required, we will provided admin-c service free of charge via our Trustee Service/Local Presence solution for Kuwaiti domain names. Please select the complementary Trustee Service at check-out.
Registration fee: USD 0.00
Annual domain fee: USD 249.00
Annual Local Presence/Trustee Service fee (if required): USD 0.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.
.NET.KW full regulations:
Available to both local Kuwaiti and foreign companies, as well as local individuals. Foreign .NET.KW domain applicants may register their exact company name, parts of the company name or an abbreviation thereof. It is also allowed to register .NET.KW domains which match a trademark. The trademark must be fully registered, but does not have to be registered in Kuwait. Trademarks can be from any country or region, such as US, UK, EU/OHIM or Madrid marks. Documentation will be required. We will forward a letter of intent and power of attorney for you to sign.
A local administrative contact must be appointed. If required, we will provided admin-c service free of charge via our Trustee Service/Local Presence solution for Kuwaiti domain names. Please select the complementary .NET.KW Trustee Service at check-out.
Is local company in Kuwait required?
Only a local administrative contact is required. This will be provided free of charge as part of our Trustee Service for .COM.KW domain names in Kuwait.
Is local admin contact in Kuwait required?
Yes. This service is provided free of charge as an integral part of the domain registration. It is part of our Trustee Service for .COM.KW domain names in Kuwait.
Are trademarks usable in Kuwait?
The .COM.KW domain name selected must match a part of your registered company name, or alternatively a registered trademark. The trademark can be from any country, and does not need to be valid for Kuwait.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .NET.KW IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .NET.KW?
It is a requirement that the selected .COM.KW domain must match your company name, parts of the company name, abbreviation of the company name or a registered trademark name (also trademarks outside Kuwait).
How much time does it take to register .NET.KW domain name?
Usually, it takes 7 day/s to register a .NET.KW domain name in Kuwait. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the Kuwaiti domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .NET.KW domains?
It is not possible to apply for .NET.KW domain names with less than 3 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .NET.KW domains?
It is not possible to apply for .NET.KW domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one Kuwaiti domain name?
No limit, so long as the .COM.KW domain naming rules described elsewhere are observed.
Are there other domain extensions related to Kuwait?
Yes, there are more Kuwaiti extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for Kuwait below:
Trustee service for Kuwaiti .NET.KW domain names
Please note that the Trustee Service for Kuwait is offered free of charge!
If you have no local presence in Kuwait, but would like to register a .NET.KW domain name, simply select Local Presence/Trustee Service during the order process.
If you opt to take advantage of our Local Presence/Trustee Service for Kuwaiti domain names, Web Solutions itself, its local branch office or a local agent assigned by us will become the legal holders and administrative contacts of the relevant .NET.KW domains.
Acceptable .NET.KW domain types:
Domain names related to your company name, products, services and trademarks can all be registered via our Trustee Service for .NET.KW domain names. If you are planning to register domains relating to gambling, chat, erotic content, advertising or similar name categories, such names must be pre-approved individually and may incur a higher service charge. Please email us in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DNS choice for Kuwait:
All the .NET.KW domain names may be hosted on your own name servers. If you specify no name servers, we will provide DNS for your Kuwaiti domains free of charge.
User Certificate for Kuwaiti Trustee domains:
As soon as the .NET.KW domain names have been registered, we will forward to you a User Certificate which defines your rights and the terms under which we are providing the Trustee Service for Kuwait - including that you will be considered the rightful user of the domain names, with full authority to define technical settings and to manage the usage of the domain.
Web Solutions will be supplying the Local Presence/Trustee Service as is, and cannot guarantee against unforeseen interruptions or discontinuance of service. We can never be held responsible for any losses sustained by our clients, directly or indirectly, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages.
Register the Kuwaiti trademark!
There will always be risks involved with using a local presence or trustee service such as this. We strongly recommend that our clients strengthen the legal standing of their .NET.KW domains, by registering matching trademarks in Kuwait.
No warehousing of Kuwaiti .NET.KW domain names with Trustee Service!
It is expressly not permitted to use our Trustee Service for .NET.KW domain names for the purpose of purchasing and selling domain names. Exceptions may be made for certain generic type domain names, in which case an agreement must be made in writing between ourselves, prior to the registration of the domain name.
Dont spam using your .NET.KW domain names with Trustee Service!
If you are planning to send out large amounts of emails from your NET.KW domain with Trustee Service (over 50 recipients at once), you must inform us in advance and seek prior approval.
If you would like more information regarding Trustee Service for Kuwaiti domain names, or would like to review a draft User Certificate, please contact our support team.
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