How to Register .np domain for Free and Link to Cloudflare

Did you know you can actually register your very own free .com.np , .org.np or .edu.np domain name without even paying a single penny for your lifetime? Mercantile Communications Pvt. Ltd now provides free .np domains for all Nepalese Citizens, Non-Resident-Nepalese, and even for Nepalese resident foreigners.

FIRST PHASE

Requirements

✓ Scanned copy of Nepalese citizenship, driving license, or Passport or voter’s card.

✓ A valid email address

Register .np domain

Step 1: Register Account

At first register user account Register .You need a valid email address .

np Register Account

Step 2: Check Your Email for confirmation

Open your email address , you may have got verification email . Open it and verify

verify-email-np-register

Step 3: Check Domain Availability

After login , You’ll see Check Domain Availability Option with an input text field and drop-down domain extension options. Choose your desired domain name and check if it’s available or not.

check doman np

If the domain is available , then it shows as below
domain available np

Step 3: Register and Fill up Domain Information

Note

Note: Fill address similar to the address in your document i.e citizenship.

This step is probably the final step for your domain registration process. At first, you need to Fill up Administrator Full Name, Address, and Phone Number. Note, you are the Administrator of your domain. So, don’t get confused. Click Submit after editing Administrative Contact information.

Fill Technical contact same as Administrative detail

To add to cloudflare you need to set :

Primary name server : brad.ns.cloudflare.com

Secondary name server : tegan.ns.cloudflare.com

Note

Note: you can always change the nameservers in the future from the admin panel.

np domain detail

Step 4: Submit required documents

Required documents sample for personal domain

  1. Copy of citizenship
  2. Cover letter

Copy of citizenship

Capture both side of citizenship and arrange them as shown below.

If you don't have photoshop , you can use online editor to create this Photopea

The uplode image file must be a file of type: jpg, jpeg.

citizenship

Cover letter

You can create cover letter at Link

you need to convert this to image file of type: jpg, jpeg.

Click on Request Domain , Processing may take few days . You will receive email of confirmation.

SECOND PHASE

Follow below step after your domain get verified

Add site to cloudflare

  1. Go to www.cloudflare.com and click the Sign up link at the top of the page.

  2. Create a Cloudflare account by typing your email address and password. Click Create account now to proceed

  3. Enter the domain for your website and then click Add Site. It's not necessary to add "www" to the domain. For example, if your website is www.example.com.np, type example.com.np

add site
  1. We will scan your domain's DNS records. This will take approximately 60 seconds to complete. Once the DNS scan has finished, click Next.

  2. Select a Free plan and then click Confirm Plan.

  3. A list of all the DNS records found is displayed, including your subdomains. In this step, you can decide which subdomains you want to enable Cloudflare () or bypass Cloudflare (). Some records, like MX, never go through Cloudflare (no cloud).