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Introduced25 January 1995
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
RegistryMercantile Communication Pvt Ltd
SponsorMercantile Communication Pvt Ltd
Intended useEntities connected with    Nepal
Registration restrictionsLocal presence requirement; names must be based on company/organization or brand name
StructureRegistrations are made at the third level beneath various second-level names
DocumentsTerms and conditions
Registry domain registration

.np is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Nepal. It is administered by Mercantile Communication Pvt Ltd.

Second-level domains

The following is a list of the most common second-level domains.[1]

Domain names Eligible applicant Academic Commercial Governmental Military Non-profit organizations Internet provider Aerospace related fields Asia and the Pacific Business Organizations that exist to promote or support co-operatives Information Employment related Mobile devices for accessing Internet resources via the Mobile Web Museum Identification labels Certified professionals Business services The travel industry


Registrations require a local presence in Nepal. Registrations are also expected to be for names based directly on a company or organization name, or product's name, service's name, and brand name.

Domain registration is free of cost at the third level beneath various second-level domains. Registrants need to provide proof of Nepali citizenship for personal websites or a copy of company registration for organization websites. It could take a working day to get the domain reviewed.


  1. ^ "See full list". Archived from the original on 2020-08-05. Retrieved 2020-05-05.