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Introduced 1996
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry RICTA
Sponsor RICTA
Intended use Entities wanting to use it in accordance with RICTA's policy and for entities connected with  Rwanda
Actual use Used anywhere in the world
Structure Registrations are directly at second level
Documents Domain policy
Dispute policies [1]
Registry Website RICTA

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

2nd 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 Rwanda Ministry of Education or The Rwanda Education Board
.gov.rw Government of Rwanda Institutions. Authorization must be issued by the Office of The President of Rwanda.
.mil.rw This zone is reserved for the Rwanda Defense Forces - RDF
.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 - RDB

Accredited registrars[edit]

As of December 6, 2016.[1]

  • 101 DOMAIN INC.
  • Africa Olleh Services
  • 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 (company)
  • Markmonitor Inc
  • MTN Rwanda
  • The Click
  • Webspace LTD


External links[edit]