.af Domain Names

Registry: AfgNIC
Registry operator: CoCCA
Origin: Afghanistan
Creation date: 1997

Description: .AF is the official ccTLD of Afghanistan

Whois: see http://whois.nic.af/whois.jsp
(updated in real time)


.AF domains at Gandi.net

Price: see the .AF price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .AF domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: 1 to 5 years
Subdomains: no
Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service


Registration: the Registry sends you an email with a link in order to activate your domain name, failing to complete this procedure within the deadline given your domain name will be deleted by the Registry (necessary on the registration of your domain name, the anniversary of registration, the renewal, or when performing an owner change)
Renewal: no later than 2 days before the Expiration date
Disputes: Complaint Resolution Service (new window)
Transfer (change of Registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's new registrar. Be sure that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited", that it does not expire soon and that it was created/renewed at least 15 days prior to the request. The transfer must be confirmed within 14 days following your request (by email during the first 7 days then by fax)
Change of Ownership: available on our interface
Deletion process: quarantine of 28 days, see this table
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