.RW regulations synopsis:
Annual domain charge: EUR 512.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.
FAQ for domain names in .RW and Rwanda
Is local company in Rwanda required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Rwanda in order to get a .RW domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Rwanda?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Rwanda to register a .RW domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Rwanda?
Unfortunately, access to .RW domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Rwanda or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .RW IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .RW domains?
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in Rwanda. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .RW domain.
How long does it take to register a .RW domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 30 days to register a .RW domain in Rwanda. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Rwandan domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .RW domain name can consist of?
Applications for .RW domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .RW domain name can consist of?
Applications for .RW domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Rwandan domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Rwandan .RW domain names.