.ng domain registration
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.NG is the country-code domain name system (ccTLD) for the country Nigeria. .ng domains include .ng, .com.ng, .org.ng (for Nigerian non-profits), .edu.ng (for Nigerian tertiary academic institutions), .gov.ng (for various tiers of government in Nigeria), .mobi.ng (for mobile websites) and more.
Web4Africa is a leading Platinum-Level .NG Accredited Domain Registrar offering .ng domain names to clients in Nigeria and worldwide.
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types of .ng domains
- .ng: open domain, for anyone, anywhere.
- .com.ng: open domain, for commercial entities & businesses.
- .net.ng: for Nigerian Internet Service / Telecoms Providers’ infrastructure only.
- .org.ng: open domain, non-commercial Nigerian organizations.
- .edu.ng: for Nigerian tertiary academic institutions including Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Health, Colleges of Education, Monotechnics only. [Find the full requirements here]
- .gov.ng: Nigerian Federal, State, Local governments and their institutions only. It requires a Letter of Authorization from the head of the Government institution applying for the domain name. [Read more here]
- .sch.ng: for Nigerian non-degree issuing academic institutions only. Documentation may be required.
- .mobi.ng: for mobile-friendly websites.
- .name.ng: for personal or family websites.
- .i.ng: open domain, for anyone, anywhere.
Why .ng domain?
If Nigeria is your target market, then we strongly suggest that you register a .ng domain name. If you do not intend to design a customized website for residents of Nigeria, you can redirect traffic to your (more popular?) .com/.net/.org or any other international top-level domain (TLD). Doing business with a .ng domain shows you are serious about your Nigerian audience/customers.
Rank well on Google Nigeria
Why are we mentioning Google? Google is by far the leading search engine on the WWW (Internet) today. It is also the only major search engine that has a version for Nigeria. Google Nigeria offers it’s users an option of searching Nigerian websites only. Apart from the GeoIP location, Google’s other means of determining Nigerian websites is the .ng TLD. In a nutshell, Google will correctly determine your website as a Nigerian website, if you are using a .ng domain even if your website is hosted outside Nigeria, and does not use a Nigerian IP address.
You probably already own a very valuable brand, that is widely recognized in Nigeria? Do you already have the .com form of your domain name? You should consider registering a .com.ng as well. If you are not ready to create a website for Nigeria, you can redirect traffic to from your .com.ng to your .com domain name.
Other TLDs are taken
This should be the last reason why you would consider a .ng domain. Your business name is Web4Africa for example? web4africa.com is taken? Why bother about web4africa-something-somewhere.com? Why not simply register web4africa.com.ng? This way, you maintain a short and easy to remember domain name, while still targetting a Nigerian audience, ranking well on Google Nigeria, and helping to develop Nigeria’s ICT infrastructure.
Help develop Nigeria’s ICT infrastructure
Are you a Nigerian citizen/company/organization? You should be proud to show your Nigerian identity online too. Other countries’ domains like Germany (.de), United Kingdom (.co.uk), France (.fr), South Africa (.co.za) amongst many others, are very popular, because the website owners in the respective countries prefer their country’s domain suffix, to .com/.net/.org, amongst other reasons.
You too can help develop Nigeria’s Information / Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, by registering .ng domains. This is just the first step towards development. With .ng being popular, we can then agitate for Nigerian websites to be hosted in Nigeria. We can then develop more Internet exchanges, and keep Nigerian Internet traffic local. Other countries have done it, we can do it, and do it better.
.ng Domain FAQ
What is .NG?
.NG is the domain name system for the country of Nigeria.
.ng is increasingly becoming popular in Nigeria for use in websites and email addresses. As of August 2021, there are over 180,000 active .ng domain names in existence.
How can I get a .NG Domain?
You need to start by deciding the specific domain name you need and then check for availability on the website of a domain name registrar like Web4Africa. On the website, start by making use of the Domain Name Search form. If the domain name is available, you would be able to buy it and all things being equal, it would be registered immediately.
How long can I register a .NG Domain for?
The maximum registration duration for .ng domains is currently 5 years.
How soon will a .NG Domain be registered?
This would vary, depending on the .ng domain extension. ALL .edu.ng and .gov.ng domain registration applications require extra documentation and vetting. The entire process could take several weeks. While registration for the other domain types goes through instantly in most cases, some are delayed by the .ng registry for extra vetting. Web4Africa would contact the domain applicant where this is the case, for information about the intention of the registration.
How much does .NG domain cost?
Prices for .ng domain names start from ₦675 to ₦12,500 per year at Web4Africa - depending on the specific type you choose. Prices can vary depending on whethere there is an onYou can register them for up to 5 years at a time.