.kw

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Introduced1992
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
StatusActive
RegistryCommunication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA)
SponsorCommunications and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) (Kuwait)
Intended useEntities connected with  Kuwait
Actual usePopular in Kuwait
Registration restrictionsLimited to Kuwaiti citizens and residents, companies, and organizations; must show appropriate documents to prove status; some third-level names have additional restrictions structure=Registrations are made at third level beneath several second-level names
DocumentsPolicies
Registry Websitewww.kw

.kw is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Kuwait. Domain registrations are at the third level beneath these names:

  • com.kw: Commercial entities with a valid commercial license from Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • ind.kw: An Individual who is not a minor and holds Kuwaiti nationality or a resident who holds a valid residence in the State of Kuwait.
  • net.kw: ICT licensed company from the respective authorities in the State of Kuwait.
  • org.kw: A non-profit entity licensed by the concerned authorities in the State of Kuwait to operate.
  • gov.kw: Ministries & Government entities.
  • edu.kw: An Educational entity licensed by the concerned authorities in the State of Kuwait to operate.
  • .kw: special requests from government entities and to be open for public in near future.

Registration is done through accredited registrars by providing the right documents and a fee of 15 KD per year with maximum of two years with intention to allow 1-10 years in near future.

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