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Introduced 1996
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Agência Nacional das Comunicações (ANAC)
Intended use Entities connected with  Cape Verde
Actual use Gets some use in Cape Verde
Registration restrictions Must have working DNS for domain set up first before registering
Structure Registrations are taken directly at second level
Website dns.cv

.cv is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Cape Verde. It is managed by the National Communications Agency (Portuguese: Agência Nacional das Comunicações, ANAC). It was introduced in 1996 and initially it was managed by the Instituto Superior de Engenharia e Ciências do Mar (ISECMAR).

ANAC has defined the following second-level domains, each with specific target users:[1]

  • .net.cv: communication and network services
  • .gov.cv: governmental institutions
  • .org.cv: nonprofit organizations
  • .edu.cv: schools and universities (both public and private)
  • .int.cv: international organizations and diplomatic missions
  • .publ.cv: periodical magazines registered with the Directorate General of Social Communication
  • .com.cv: not restricted
  • .nome.cv: Cape Verde nationals and legal residents

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "ANAC.CV FAQ".