About .np Domain


Name

Entry

Notes

.aero.np

air-transport industry

Must verify eligibility for registration; only those in various categories of air-travel-related entities may register.

.asia.np

Asia-Pacific region

This is a ccTLD for companies, organizations, and individuals based in the region of Asia.

.biz.np

business

This is an open ccTLD; any person or entity is permitted to register; however, registrations may be challenged later if they are not held by commercial entities in accordance with the domain's charter. This ccTLD was created to provide relief for the wildly-popular .com.np ccTLD.

.com.np

commercial

This is an open ccTLD; any person or entity is permitted to register. Though originally intended for for-profit business entities, for a number of reasons it became the "main" ccTLD for domain names and is currently used by all types of entities including nonprofits, schools and private individuals. Domain name registrations may be challenged if the holder cannot prove an outside relation justifying reservation of the name, to prevent "squatting".

.coop.np

cooperatives

The .coop.np ccTLD is limited to cooperatives.

.edu.np

educational

The .edu.np ccTLD is limited to specific educational institutions such as, but not limited to, primary schools, middle schools, secondary schools, colleges, and universities.

.gov.np

governmental

The .gov.np ccTLD is limited to Nepal governmental entities and agencies.

.info.np

information

This is an open ccTLD; any person or entity is permitted to register.

.jobs.np

companies

The .jobs.np ccTLD is designed to be added after the names of established companies with jobs to advertise. At this time, owners of a "companyaname.jobs.np" domain are not permitted to post jobs of third party employers.

.mil.np

Nepal military

The .mil.np ccTLD is limited to use by the Nepal military.

.mobi.np

mobile devices

Must be used for mobile-compatible sites in accordance with standards.

.museum.np

Museums

Must be verified as a legitimate museum in Nepal.

.name.np

individuals, by name

This is an open ccTLD; any person or entity is permitted to register; however, registrations may be challenged later if they are not by individuals (or the owners of fictional characters) in accordance with the domain's charter.

.net.np

network

For use by domains pointing to a distributed network of computers, or "umbrella" sites that act as the portal to a set of smaller websites.

.org.np

organization

For use by non-profit organizations, and still primarily used by same.

.pro.np

professions

Currently, .pro.np is reserved for licensed or certified lawyers, accountants, physicians and engineers in Nepal, professional seeking to register a .pro.np domain must provide their registrar with the appropriate credentials.

.travel.np

travel and tourism industry related sites

Must be verified as a legitimate travel-related entity.