The Afghanistan Network Information Center is a department under Information Systems Security Directorate, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. AFGNIC also performs activities for the public, such as oversee the administration of IP address assignment /Registration in Afghanistan through coordination with National Internet Registry of Afghanistan (NIRA)

AFGNIC plays a vital role in the development of Internet infrastructure in Afghanistan by conducting workshops/seminars in different parts of country with the help of National and International experts in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

AFGNIC actively operates a service in which Internet users in Afghanistan can easily participate by making it possible for individual / organizations with preferences in Afghanistan to register domain names. For the benefit of Internet in Afghanistan, AFGNIC also ensures the proper management and activities of the following internet infrastructure related bodies. AfgNIC’s main areas of activity are: