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What name can I register?

Domain name registration is strictly prohibited by any of the following purposes:
  1. The display of sexually offensive contents;
  2. Spamming activities including the development of tools used to spam; or any software or resources to be used for illegal activities, including viruses and hacking tools;
  3. Any other activity, which is illegal under Afghan law.

The .af DNS authority will not cpr144449003101 accept the following domain names for registration:
Names that are already registered ("first come, first served" -principle) or that are put on hold. A name is put on hold if:
Legal proceedings, whether within or outside the scope of a court of law, are in progress over that name, or
The .af DNS authority has asked the domain name holder to replace his registrar in case the registrars contract with the .af DNS authority is terminated.

Names will be registered for the person whose application is completed first, notwithstanding earlier applications for those names that are not yet complete.
An application is complete when it is received with all the required data by the .af DNS authority computer system (not when it was sent).
The refusal to register a domain name by the .af DNS authority does not create any rights (priority rights or other) for the applicant.
The applicant may file a new application, in competition with anybody else, if that name later becomes available to the public.