.kw

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.kw
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Introduced 1992
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA)
Sponsor Communications and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) (Kuwait)
Intended use Entities connected with  Kuwait
Actual use Popular in Kuwait
Registration restrictions

Limited to Kuwaiti citizens and residents, 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 Policies
Registry Website www.kw

.kw is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Kuwait. Domain registrations are at the third level beneath these names:

  • com.kw: Commercial entities with a valid commercial license from Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • ind.kw: An Individual who is not a minor and holds Kuwaiti nationality or a resident who holds a valid residence in the State of Kuwait.
  • net.kw: ICT licensed company from the respective authorities in the State of Kuwait.
  • org.kw: A non-profit entity licensed by the concerned authorities in the State of Kuwait to operate.
  • gov.kw: Ministries & Government entities.
  • edu.kw: An Educational entity licensed by the concerned authorities in the State of Kuwait to operate.
  • .kw: special requests from government entities and to be open for public in near future.

Registration is done through accredited registrars by providing the right documents and a fee of 15 KD per year with maximum of two years with intention to allow 1-10 years in near future.

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