Domain Names

– Regulation 1997.


Country top-level domain name: .ao 


Applicant: individuals, companies and organizations. 

Restriction as to nationality: none. 

Local presence: not required. 

Domestic trademark right: not required for obtaining domain name registration. 

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one to ten years.

Renewal/maintenance: one to ten years, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court or settled by arbitration if established in an Arbitrage agreement. 

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: available (variation of UDRP) before WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Registration Authority

Authority name: DNS Angola. 

Internet address: