Requirements for registering a .edu.ng domain name

Requirement for registration of .edu.ng:

  1. The .edu.ng SLD is a closed domain is reserve ONLY for tertiary academic institutions approved and accredited by relevant authorities like Nigerian University Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), NCCE and any other body recognized by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
  2. All registrations on the .edu.ng SLD would be at the 3LD. Various departments or institutions under the qualifying institution may then be subdomains and NOT full domains.
To register a .edu.ng domain, you would need to send us a mail with the following:
  1. A scanned copy of the certificate of accreditation by relevant authorities or any other document that proves that the tertiary institution has been registered.
  2. A scanned copy of a letter on the letterhead of the institution authorizing a member of staff to register the domain on behalf of the institution. This letter should contain the full name, email address, designation, phone number and contact address of this member of staff eg:
    Technical Contact Details
    Name of Authorizing personnel
    Telephone number
    Email Address
    Official Position

    Admin Contac Details
    Name of Authorizing personnel
    Telephone number
    Email Address
    Official Position


and should be address to:


Nigeria Internet Registration Association,
8 Funsho Williams Avenue,
Iponri, Surulere,
Lagos


Sample Leter for the .edu.ng

 Higher institution Name
Address.
Date: 24th March 2013
Nigeria Internet Registration Association,
8 Funsho Williams Avenue,
Iponri, Surulere,
Lagos

Dear Sir,

APPLICATION FOR ABC.EDU.NG DOMAIN NAME
The Ministry of ABC wishes to apply for the domain name abc.edu.ng for our website and email use. The authorizing personnels are:

    Technical Contact Details
    Name of Authorizing personnel:         Engr. Babatunde Akanni

    Telephone number:                          02 - 919 0999
    Email Address:                                 director@abc.com
    Official Position:                               Director for Information and Technology

    Admin Contact Details
    Name of Authorizing personnel:         Segun Omosu

    Telephone number:                          02 - 919 0999
    Email Address:                                 director@abc.com
    Official Position:                               ICT Officer



Warm regards,
[signature, date and stamp]


If you have any other inquiries, send us an email to ticket@smartweb.com.ng
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