.NU represents the official domain extension or the internet country code top level domain (ccTLD) of Niue. This ccTLD was introduced in 1997 and was intended for entities associated with Niue. The authorized agency for carrying out its registry is the IUSN Foundation while one of the registrars for processing
There is no special process needed to register a .NU domain name, no special action is needed on your end.
Entities connected with Niue
|Domains with backlinks||12|
|Majestic TF > 5||3|
|Moz DA > 5||1|
|Ahrefs DR > 5||0|
|Domains with backlinks||2072|
|Majestic TF > 5||242|
|Moz DA > 5||128|
|Ahrefs DR > 5||30|
|Registrar name||Registered domains||Share, %|
|Loopia Hosting AB||71,488||5.61%|
|Name SRS AB||16,630||1.30%|
|Realtime Register B.V.||9,797||0.77%|
|Ports Group AB||7,468||0.59%|
|Ascio Technologies, Inc. Danmark - Filial af Ascio technologies, Inc. USA||3,444||0.27%|
|Domeneshop AS dba domainnameshop.com||1,921||0.15%|
A .nu name is what is known as a top-level domain (TLD). This means it has its own set of rules and regulations.
It's owned by the country of Niue, which makes it popular for people who want to create personal websites or blogs that are not commercial in nature. There is no official registry operator on this TLD.
It's a requirement by Niue for you to have an address within their country before they'll grant you permission to register your own .nu domain.
You'll have to take your blog offline within 24 hours if you are not able to provide this information too. As with any domain, you are allowed to use subdomains.
In case you don't have a permanent address within Niue, you can always use an offshore hosting service. This will be enough to prove your local presence and hence give you the go-ahead for registering a .nu domain name.
The cost of .nu domain name can vary depending on the registrar you use, but it's generally about $50.00 per year.
There are no extra fees for this domain name purchase and your actual registration is only valid for one calendar year or until you cancel with your chosen provider of .nu domains, whichever comes first.
The most common subdomains for .nu include a blog, website, and personal. You can also use service or online if you're not planning on having a commercial site with your .nu domain name purchase.
Common second-level domains for .nu domain include:
·.com.nu - This is a popular choice and has been used by many websites including service providers.
·.net.nu - This will help you attract customers who are looking for network-related services or products that your company provides online with its .nu domain name purchase.
·.edu.nu - This is restricted to educational institutions only so you'll have to work with the government if you are trying to use this subdomain.
·.org.nu - This is for non-profit organizations so check first before using it as your .nu domain name choice.
It's wise to keep your .nu domain short and memorable. This means you can use a subdomain that is related to what you intend to do with the main site or blog.
Make sure it fits in well with your keywords too so people will easily find your website when they're looking for products, services, or information about your niche.
You'll need to provide a hostname and contact information like your name, email address, phone number. You can also use trustee details as well if you want to protect the privacy of those who will be listed as having administrative rights over your .nu domain.
For a business, you'll need to provide your company's name, country of incorporation, and registration number.
You should also have an address in the Niue region so that you can receive important paperwork regarding your .nu domain purchase or renewal.