Whether you want to register a .ug, .co.ug, .com, .net, .biz or any other domain name by yourself and instantly in Uganda, this guide takes you through the entire step by step procedures including the Uganda domain name registry requirements, how much you are supposed to pay and the entire process on how to register a domain name in Uganda.
Domain names are very vital when it comes to business show off, business promotion, business marketing, making money online and many others which are not limited to individuals or companies. Regardless of whatever your need for how to register a domain name in Uganda by yourself may be for example to make money online or even to promote your business, company or NGO, this article is for you. Below are the steps involved when registering a domain name in Uganda.
1. Get a credit / debit Visa or Mastercard
A credit or debit Visa or MasterCard is important since it is supported by all major domain name registration providers including Godaddy, Namecheap and etc. You can obtain such a card from your local Ugandan banks for example UBA bank, GTBank, Stambic bank and others. You will to open up an account and apply for the card of your choice for example UBA offers instant prepaid cards.
2. Visit the domain registrar and search for that dream domain name
Once you have the credit or debit Visa or MasterCard card and loaded with funds, the next step is to visit any domain name registrar of your choice, search for the availability of your choice domain name, add it to card and proceed to make a payment. Once your payment has been accepted and validated, you will be emailed with the domain name order and too with your domain cPanel credentials.
From here, you will be required to purchase or buy a hosting package of your choice from a trusted provider for example Gagawala Graphics Uganda or others, add your hosting nameservers in your domain control and start designing your website.
Remember, unless you chose free hosting for example one by Google through Blogger, one by 000webhost, one by Hostinger or any other, you will need to buy a hosting package in order to use your domain name.
Buying a domain name in Uganda by yourself is very easy for as long as you follow the above procedures and which are easy. It is all about domain registration in Uganda.