Requirement for registering a

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Requirements for registering a domain name is a subset of the .ng domain name system and is specifically meant to be used by the various tiers of government in Nigeria, and their respective agencies. is a closed domain extension and is strictly moderated by the .ng registry. To this end, there are specific requirements and guidelines that must be met and followed, for a domain registration application to be approved.


The following are to register for

The Federal government
Any of the 36 State governments
Federal Ministries, Departments, Parastatals and Institutions

Examples:,,,, etc.


The applicant must present a Letter of Authorization (LOA) from the entity registering the domain name, addressed to:

Nigeria Internet Registration Association,
9 Kofo Abayomi Street,
Victoria Island,

The Letter must be on the official letterhead of the government entity and must include the following:


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