Instruction To Fill The Registration Form For .af.

 

1:Domain Name
The domain name that you wish to apply under .af. Then select the appropriate domain name option (New, Modify, Delete). Ensure that the domain name entered is valid as describe in .af policy document 
The registrants also have the choice to register second level domains (SLDs) under .af domain e.g myname.af.

2:Examples of domain names

Third Level Domain Second Level Domain
Name.com.af Name.af
Name.net.af Name.af

3:Who can apply for which domain names?

  • .gov.af for government agencies
  • .com.af for commercial entities
  • .org.af for non commercial organisations
  • .net.af for network providers
  • .edu.af for educational institutions

4:Organization Details
Enter the name, trademark (if the domain is derived from a trademark), description, office address of the organisation/entity, which is requesting for the domain and the organisations email address.

5:Registrant
A company, organisation or individual for whom a name has been registered as a domain name in the ccTLD domain name register.
Registry 
The entity which records names as domain names in a register of domain names for the country-code top level domain name, according to policies and rules, and following procedures, established with the Local Internet Community.

6:Administrative Contact Details
The administrative contact is the person who will make social and political decisions about the zone, arbitrate disputes, and delegate technical authority to the technical contact. The administrative contact must be from the organization actually using the domain name.

7:Financial Contact Details
Enter the details of the person who will act as the contact point for the payment related issues pertaining the domain. Payment notifications will be sent by e-mail to the billing contact. After allotment of a domain name, the Internet Domain Name Registration Certificate and the money receipt will be sent to the billing contact. Notices and reminders regarding payment will be sent to the billing contact. He need not necessarily be a person from the organisation, which is the holder of the domain name.

8:Technical Contact Details
The technical contact should be the programmer who is editing the zone on the primary server. The tech contact should be very familiar with the Domain Name System (DNS)

9:Name Server Details
It is necessary to run domain name servers (DNS servers) for the domain being registered and delegated. These servers provide the service for translating domain names to IP addresses for hosts in the domain. These name servers may belong to either the organisation or the Internet Service Provider. The ISP can be located in ANY PART of the world. The name servers can be located in ANY PART of the world. It is recommended that there are at least two independent name servers (primary and secondary name server). It is mandatory to run at least the primary name server for the domain. The name servers must be up, permanently connected to the Internet, and configured correctly to respond to DNS requests for the domain, before the application is submitted. Establishing the primary and secondary name servers in physically separate locations and on different networks is strongly recommended.

10:Primary Name Server
Enter the complete host name and the corresponding IP address of the primary name server. (eg Host name: myserver.mydomain.com.af corresponding IP address: 213.213.123.123) It is necessary to run the primary name server for the domain. Please check that the host name of the name server is spelled correctly. The IP addresses correspond correctly with the host names of the name server.

11:Secondary Name Server
Enter the complete host name and the corresponding IP address of the secondary name server(s). (eg Host name: n2.mydomain.com.af corresponding IP address: 213.123.213.123) It is not compulsory to run the secondary name server(s) for the domain. Please check that the host name of the name server is spelled correctly. The IP addresses correspond correctly with the host names of the name server.

12:Mode of Payment
The fee for the domain name registration can be deposited in the following accounts:

Local Registrants Fee Payment
AFGNIC Office
1th floor 
Ministry of Communication and IT
Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: +93 20 210 26 84
URL: www.nic.af

International Registrants Fee Payment
Bank of New York
SWIFT: IRVTUS3N
A/C NO: 8900319011
Favour: Crown Agents Financial Services Limited,
Ref: Ministry of Communication 34595