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.NP registration - for your life, for your business
Introduced 1995
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Mercantile Communications Pvt. Ltd.
Sponsor Mercantile Communications Pvt. Ltd.
Intended use Entities connected with Nepal
Registration restrictions Local presence requirement; names must be based on company/organization or brand name
Structure Registrations are made at the third level beneath various second-level names
Documents Terms and conditions
Registry Website .np domain registration

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

Second-level domains[edit]

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

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
.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 domain. But need to provide Copy of citizenship for Personal website or Copy of company registration for Organization website for the verification process. It would take a working day to get domain reviewed.

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