.COM.NG regulations synopsis:
Unrestricted. Anyone may register any number of .COM.NG domain names.
Registration charge: USD 0.00
Annual domain charge: USD 65.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.
The .COM.NG domain is generally unrestricted. Any person or company from any country in the world is eligible to register an unlimited number of .COM.NG domain names. The registry has, however, set up a list of reserved domains. These are "premium" type .COM.NG names which the registry intends to auction off at some point in the future.
FAQ for domain names in .COM.NG and Nigeria
Is local company in Nigeria required?
No local representation or Nigerian company is necessary in order to register a .COM.NG domain name in Nigeria.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Nigeria?
A local Nigerian contact person is not necessary.
Are trademarks applicable in Nigeria?
It is not necessary to hold a Nigerian or other trademark in order to register Nigerian .COM.NG domain names.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .COM.NG IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .COM.NG domains?
Most generic domain names can be registered. However, the Nigerian domain authority has a list of premium generic domains which will at some point be made available via an auction. Also, all 2-letter domain names are reserved until further notice.
How long does it take to register a .COM.NG domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 2 days to register a .COM.NG domain in Nigeria. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Nigerian domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .COM.NG domain name can consist of?
Applications for .COM.NG domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .COM.NG domain name can consist of?
Applications for .COM.NG domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Nigerian domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Nigerian .COM.NG domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS in advance?
If you choose to use your own DNS, all specified name servers must be operational and respond authoritatively for the .COM.NG domain.
Are there other TLDs related to Nigeria available?
Yes, there are other Nigerian domain extensions available at EuropeID. Some of them might not have the local presence requirement and may be unrestricted. Please check the available domains for Nigeria below: