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Introduced25 September 1996
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
Intended useEntities connected with the  Maldives
Actual useSome use by Maldives-related sites, especially government-related
Registration restrictionsNone for .com.mv and .org.mv; other subdomains may have restrictions
StructureRegistrations permitted directly at second level or at third level beneath various labels
Registry websitewww.dhiraagu.com.mv

.mv is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Republic of Maldives. It is administered by Dhiraagu Pvt Ltd, a telecommunications company.

Mainly due to the unavailability of an online registration service, a whois lookup and large maintenance cost, Maldivian ccTLD is used predominantly by government agencies and large businesses. Smaller companies and organizations prefer generic TLDs such as .com and .net.

Second-level Domains[edit]

  • .aero.mv – Aviation
  • .biz.mv – Business organization
  • .com.mv – Commercial
  • .coop.mv – Cooperative organization
  • .edu.mv – Educational institutions
  • .gov.mv – Government
  • .info.mv – Information
  • .int.mv – International Organization
  • .mil.mv – Military
  • .museum.mv – Museums
  • .name.mv – Personal
  • .net.mv – Networks
  • .org.mv – Organizations
  • .pro.mv – Professionals

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