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.np Registry logo.png
Introduced25 January 1995
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
RegistryMercantile Communication Pvt Ltd
SponsorMercantile Communication Pvt Ltd
Intended useEntities connected with Nepal
Registration restrictionsLocal presence requirement; names must be based on company/organization or brand name
StructureRegistrations are made at the third level beneath various second-level names
DocumentsTerms and conditions
Registry website.np domain registration

.np is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Nepal. It is administered by Mercantile Communication Pvt Ltd.

Second-level domains[edit]

The following is a list of the most common second-level domains.[1]

Domain names Eligible applicant
.edu.np Academic
.com.np Commercial
.gov.np Governmental
.mil.np Military
.org.np Non-profit organizations
.net.np Internet provider
.aero.np Aerospace related fields
.asia.np Asia and the Pacific
.biz.np Business
.coop.np Organizations that exist to promote or support co-operatives
.info.np Information
.jobs.np Employment related
.mobi.np Mobile devices for accessing Internet resources via the Mobile Web
.museum.np Museum
.name.np Identification labels
.pro.np Certified professionals
.services.np Business services
.travel.np The travel industry


Registrations require a local presence in Nepal. Registrations are also expected to be for names based directly on a company or organization name, or product's name, service's name, and brand name.

Domain registration is free of cost at the third level beneath various second-level domains. Registrants need to provide proof of Nepali citizenship for personal websites or a copy of company registration for organization websites. It could take a working day to get the domain reviewed.


  1. ^ "See full list". Archived from the original on 2020-08-05. Retrieved 2020-05-05.

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