Price information

Setup $0.00
Registration $139.00
Renewal $139.00
Transfer (excluding annual fee) $139.00
Change of the owner $0.00
Modification of domain data $0.00

Useful information about .af domains

Trends & General Information

Since October 1997 the .af domain exists as Internet country code top-level domain of Afghanistan. Initially a private individual from Kabul managed the registration of the .af domain, only a few orders have been processed. In the course of the Afghan civil war, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) lost contact with this person, whereupon the registration of new domains was stopped and is possible again since 2002.

Any interested Internet users around the world can buy and register a personal .af domain on the second level - domain orders at third level are reserved for citizens and companies in Afghanistan.

General Information

Domain transfer .af domain transfer is possible
Transfer auth-code An auth-code is required for the transfer of a .af domain
Domain security You can set a transfer lock for your .af domain
Change of ownership Change of ownership is possible for .af domains
Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Your .af domain cannot contain special characters
Numeric domains A .af domain cannot consist only of numbers
Registry (Website | Regulations)


New registration 1 year up to max. 5 years
Renewal 1 year up to max. 5 years
Duration of registration It takes a few seconds to register the .af domain.
Notice period The notice period for termination is 48 days before the domain expires.

Special provisions

Domain length A .af domain may be between 3 - 63 characters long. Hyphens may be used, but not at the beginning or at the end of the domain, and not 2 consecutive (for example, aa

additional Information


In particular companies and individuals from Afghanistan as well as the neighbouring countries use the potential of .af domains and demonstrate an economic, cultural or ethnic orientation to Afghanistan.

If you want to buy and register your personal .af domain, we need some information including your desired domain and your personal data. We would still ask you to select your domain according to the following criteria: Total available are between 3 and 63 characters. You may use numbers and hyphens within the address, as well as pure numeric domains. Unfortunately, the use of special characters is not allowed.

Are you looking for an additional domain? Take a look on the .cx domain of the Christmas Island or some domains from the Asian region. easyname offers you among others the .cn domain for China and the .tw domain for Taiwan. You can buy and register all these domains easily online and in real-time.


Unfortunately there are no precise data on the number of registered .af domains. The Afghan Ministry of communication and it is responsible for managing registered domains. Because there's still political turmoil in Afghanistan, it can be assumed that mainly companies and private individuals from other countries buy and register .af domains.