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Introduced21 October 1996
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
Intended useEntities connected with  Rwanda
Actual useGets some use, mostly in Rwanda.
StructureRegistrations are directly at second level
DocumentsRegistrar agreement
Dispute policiesUDRP
Registry websiteRICTA

.rw is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Rwanda.

Second-level domains[edit]

In addition to registering a Rwanda domain name directly under .rw, RICTA, through accredited and registered registrars, offers as well the following second level domains:

Generic Second Level Domain Zones Type of organization
.rw Any general purpose domain name
.co.rw Commercial and Business Organizations
.org.rw Not-for-profit and/or Non-Government Organizations
.net.rw Network Infrastructure Providers
.ac.rw Rwanda Academic Institutions. Authorization must be issued by the Ministry of Education or the Rwanda Education Board
.gov.rw Government of Rwanda Institutions. Authorization must be issued by the Office of The President.
.mil.rw Reserved for the Rwanda Defense Forces
.coop.rw Rwanda Cooperatives. Authorization must be issued by the Rwanda Cooperative Agency.
.ltd.rw Rwanda Limited Companies. Authorization must be issued by the Rwanda Development Board

Accredited registrars[edit]

As of February 17, 2021, accredited registrars include:[1][needs update?]

  • 101 DOMAIN INC.
  • Africa Olleh Services
  • Brain Technologies
  • BSC Ltd
  • Cloud web
  • CYUDA Ltd
  • GO Ltd
  • Hostholik Ltd
  • Igihe Ltd
  • imaginet Rwanda Ltd
  • Inyarwanda Ltd
  • Ispa Ltd
  • Marcaria
  • Markmonitor Inc
  • MTN Rwanda
  • The Click
  • Web4Africa
  • Webspace LTD


  1. ^ "Accredited Registrars". Ricta. Archived from the original on 2016-12-16. Retrieved 2016-12-06.

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