FAQs

22nd July 2019

Who is a Registrant ?


A registrant is the person, company or organization that registers a domain name. All registrants manage their domain names through their registrars. When you register a domain name, you become a registrant.
22nd July 2019

Who is a Registrar ?


A registrar is an accredited organization that sells domain names to the public (It can be referred to as a Reseller). Some have the ability to sell top-level domain names (TLDs) like .com, .net, and .org or country-code top-level domain names (ccTLD) such as .RW, .CA, .EU or others.
22nd July 2019

What is a Domain name Registry?


A domain name registry is an organization that manages top-level domain names. They create domain name extensions, set the rules for that domain name, and work with registrars to sell domain names to the public. For example, RICTA manages the registration of .rw domain names and their domain name system (DNS).