Registrar FAQs


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.


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.


What is domain name ?

A Domain name is a text-based name used to identify an Internet space. A domain name can have multiple services such as a website, a mail service, etc. associated and/or built onto it [domain name]


How do I register or renew a “.RW” domain name ?

“.RW” domain names are registered through RICTA accredited registrars. RICTA maintains the complete list of its accredited registrars at this URL https://ricta.org.rw/registrars.php