.gov.pk requirements for domain registration

.gov.pk is 2nd level pk domain which is mainly used for Federal Government of Pakistan, in special cases .gov.pk can also be used for higher level Provincial Department. For provincial governments and their departments following ccTlds can be used:

.gop.pk for Government of Punjab
.gos.pk for Government of Sindh
.gob.pk for Government of Baluchistan
.gkp.pk for Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Previously knows as NWFP)
.gog.pk for Government of Gilgit Baltistan
.gok.pk for Government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

PKNIC Shared Registry System has following requirements for all Government related domains.

  1. An authorization letter signed by the Head of the government department / organization (or any properly delegated authority). Letter must be in original (no photo copy) on official letterhead.
  2. A copy of the CNIC of the  authority signing the authorization letter.

Please send above mentioned documents to the following address:

PKNIC Collection
84 Tipu Block, Garden Town
Lahore. Pakistan

Sample Letter

Name Of Department
Address+Phone Numbers(Landlines)
Government Diary Number

To,                                                                     Date: [Insert Date]
PKNIC Records
84 Tipu Block,
Garden Town,
Lahore. Pakistan.


I (Name) (Designation) of (Department) bearing (CNIC) states that, our Department has registered (Domain Name) in the PKNIC (dizyn / 8733) intended for our official use, you are therefore requested to Activate the said domain name. Also unlock the domain registrant record for correction.


[Authority’s Name]

[Authority’s Designation]

[Official Stamp]

Thank you

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