There is no special process needed to register a .SD domain name, no special action is needed on your end.
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.SD Registry Information
Who can own a .sd domain name?
.sd is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Sudan. Sudan Domains Registry is the registry that manages this top-level domain name.
Generally, anyone can register a .sd domain name. The sponsor of this top-level domain is the Sudan Internet Society. They are the main advocate for technical developments in Sudan.
Anyone is allowed to own a .sd domain name. There are no restrictions or requirements for registering this domain.
You can register it in any available extension and you will still retain the right to renew the registration when it expires.
However, we recommend that you do not use your personal name as the name of your domain. This is because you can easily lose your right to register it if it does not match with the real owner of the domain.
What is the process of registration?
The process of registration follows these steps below;
Step 1: You need to determine the type of .sd domain you want to acquire, for example, com, net, or org. Then make your selection depending on your website type. The process of selection should be done by you and it will require you to check the availability of the extension in .sd before making a choice.
Step 2: Now that you have identified the extension, click on it to proceed to the next step which is checking your eligibility status. You can choose ccTLD or Generic. You will have to sign in to your account before you can be able to check the eligibility status of an extension.
Step 3: The last step is choosing a registrar with which you want to register your chosen domain name and filling in the registration form with all the details that are required. Make sure that you include correct information to avoid errors.
What name can I register?
The domain name extension is also known as country code top-level domain (ccTLD). It is used to establish a specific location on the Internet.
For example, you will see that all the websites ending with .com are actually based in America; thus, any website ending with .uk is based in the UK and anything ending with .ru is of Russian origin.
Types .sd Domains You Can Register
You can register a .sd domain name that is not offensive or misleading to others. You need to ensure that the name is as per the requirement of the Sudan Domains Registry.
Names from different categories have different requirements for registration and these are given below;
Geographic Names: The following types of names are allowed to be registered:
- Place names: Names of places in Sudan and connected with the country.
- Personal names: Names that are related to famous personalities from Sudan.
- Company names: The name of companies or organizations operating in Sudan.
- Industry Domains: The following types of categories are allowed to be registered;
- Banks and financial institutions
- Government institutions
- Ports and shipping companies
TLDs approved for registration: The following types of top level domain names are allowed to be registered;