How to get a personalized .np domain?

Ever wondered how you can get a country specific domain for Nepal ie. the ones ending in .np like .com.np or .org.np etc.? Are you interested to get a free domain of your own? In this week’s Sunday’s how-to article, we are going to provide you a step-by-step guide on how to get one.

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Firstly, why do you need your own domain? Well, personal users may want to create own homepage and blogs without sharing contents to other services. Also, artists and other self-employed persons can use their online presence in own sites to showcase their CV and talents as well as portfolios and previous works. I find it particularly important to small industries to gain more market recognition and to advertise their product. Using your own domain adds more appeal to your products and services.

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Requirements:

  • Nepali citizenship or organization registered in Nepal.
  • E-copy of relevant documents, citizenship/license for personal and company registration or tax clearance form for organizations.
  • Hosting service and their primary and secondary (and optionally tertiary) nameservers. Check this post.

Now, let’s move forward to actual how-to.

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  1. Goto register.mos.com.np
  2. Take some time to read the Terms and Conditions. It might save you a lot of time and annoyances later.
  3. Think of the required domain name and check it availability. If it is not available, try something else. Check Domain Availability
  4. If the domain name is available, drag it to the basket to book it.npdomain2
  5. Register an account. Review the information for accuracy before submitting.
  6. Confirm your email address. It may take a while to receive the email with confirming link, so be patient.
  7. After confirmation, you’ll be redirected to a page. Fill the form with relevant information. Upload required documents. Nameserver form and Document UploadAdmin info form
  8. Submit the form for processing.
  9. Confirm your form has been submitted. Meanwhile you can change the filled info and moniter status from this page.Domain status page
  10. You’ll be notified under 3 working days, if not earlier.

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So, there you go folks. It is as easy as that.

If you have any questions, leave us a comment and we’ll try to help you out.

About Anuj Sharma 10 Articles
I am a tech enthusiast, coder, graphic designer and student of agriculture.
  • thenepaltech

    I once tried to register a .np domain and they rejected it saying the domain name should be the personal name as in Citizenship. Don’t understand this concept why can’t I have any domain name??

    • they had that rule once to rule out stupid people with bizzare ideas of spamming. They also had one domain maximum per citizen which they pulled later. I’m not sure if the former rule is still active or not since it can not longer be found in terms and conditions.