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GDNR is here to build the .GH brand. We offer more than a domain service.

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About GDNR

We are here to help you secure your online identity.


The GDNR's services are designed to facilitate the registration and management of .GH domain names while ensuring their stability, security, and reliability.


To become a world-class country domain name Registry.


To provide quality and reliable .GH domain name registry services and contribute to the Internet community through research, innovative development, knowledge sharing and awareness creation.

Who we are

We make you a Ghanaian Online

Ghana Domain Name Registry is the official body that administers and manages the country’s internet domain name space, such as .gh,, and It was established under the Electronic Transactions Act of 2008.



Frequently Asked Questions

We are connecting Ghana to the world to improve digital inclusion. Switch to .GH to experience it.

It is an organization or entity responsible for managing the Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) Name Space. GDNR is the .GH Registry operator.

This is an Individual, Company or an Organization that registers a domain on behalf of the actual domain name owner or Registrant. Internet Service Providers (ISP), Web Designers and Solution Providers are the most common form of Registrars.

There is a lot you can do with a domain name but you first need to add some services to it. For example, if you want to build a website for your business or just for fun, you will first need a Web Hosting package to get the website online. Contact any of our registrars to host your website and emails.

The first part of the address after www. that you enter into a web browser (e.g. to find a web page on the internet. It is also the last part after the @ sign in an email address. Domains are useful for business and personal use, for having your own website, online shop and email address.

The Second Level Domain space allows registrations of one name part before the .GH with no specialization e.g.

The third level domain space allows registration of two name parts before the .GH that is,, which defines the function or specialization of the institution, that is for companies; for organizations; for government institutions; for educational institutions.

When you register a domain it is usually registered for an initial period of either 1 year or up to 5 years. Upon expiry of the initial registration period, you need to renew your domain. The domain remains yours as long as it registered and active.


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