How to register a domain in Kenya?

 

So you are a web developer and your  probably developing a website or a web service  for a client in Kenya who at the end of the project wants a .ke domain  extension on their site this could be .co.ke , .or.ke , .ac.ke etc

 

The above extensions are what is know as ccTLD ( Country Code Top Level Domain ), Each country has them and in  Kenya, to specific, this is handled by a branch of CAK called KENIC ( Kenya Network Information Center ) they are the ones who monitor and issue all .ke extensions in the country.

 

But one thing you should know as a developer KENIC does not issue the domains directly but through registrars such as hostnasi who are responsible for registering these domains on behalf of KENIC  at a rate of their choosing.

 

To get your .ke domain you can look for a registrar of your choice for the case of speed and to get to the point we will point our how we at Hostnasi can help you solve your problem.

 

When you visit Hostnasi you will find a long search box here you need to write down a domain name of your choice with the extension you need ( .co.ke or .ac.ke etc) you will get a result from the platform saying if the domain name you are searching for is available or note.

 

Here is what you need to know about .ke extensions

 

.co.ke

Represents companies in Kenya, So if you have a company the best extension will be .co.ke .

 

.ac.ke

Represents academy sites in Kenya, So if you have a learning institution thus university, school etc it falls under this category.

 

.or.ke

Represents organizations ( charity, non-governmental) sites in Kenya, So if you have such institution it falls under this category.

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