.kw

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.kw
www.kw
Introduced 1992
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
Sponsor Ministry of Communications (Kuwait)
Intended use Entities connected with  Kuwait
Actual use Popular in Kuwait
Registration restrictions Limited to Kuwaiti citizens, companies, and organizations; must show appropriate documents to prove status; some third-level names have additional restrictions
Structure Registrations are made at third level beneath several second-level names
Documents Guidelines
Website www.kw

.kw is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Kuwait.

Second level domains[edit]

Registrations are at the third level beneath these names:

  • edu.kw: Academic and research institutions
  • com.kw: Commercial entities and individuals
  • net.kw: Commercial entities and individuals
  • org.kw: Non-Profit organizations
  • gov.kw: Government entities

Registration[edit]

Registration is done through third party ISP companies by providing the right documents and a fee of 40 KD for two years registration

Local Main ISPs

Required Documents[edit]

.com.kw / .net.kw[edit]

Individuals
  1. A copy from the applicant civil id.
  2. A brief hand written paragraph indicating the individual intent to register the subject domain name.
Companies
  1. An official signed and stamped company letter from the company manager requesting the domain name operation.
  2. A valid certificate from Ministry of Commerce with a clear expiry date. (This paper is needed for new registration and renewal operations)

.org.kw[edit]

  1. An official signed and stamped letter from the organization manager requesting the domain name registration.
  2. A letter from Ministry of Social Affairs stating that the organization is nonprofit.

.edu.kw[edit]

  1. An official signed and stamped letter from the organization manager requesting the domain name operation.
  2. A letter from Ministry of Education proving that the organization is a registered institution for beginners, intermediate, high school, college, .. etc.

.gov.kw[edit]

  1. An official signed and stamped letter requesting the domain name operation.
  2. Letter must originate from one of these offices:
  • Minister's Office.
  • Debuty Minister's Office.
  • Public Relation's Office
  • Computer Support/ Network Support Department/ Information System Department.

External links[edit]