Although it is possible for any person or company to register a Domain name directly with the
administrators of a specific domain, it is advisable to elicit the services of an Internet Service
The Domain Name can either be hosted with an ISP or a Hosting Company.
If the Domain Name is to be used immediately then it is advisable to talk to one of the ISP's or
Hosting Companies about hosting the Domain Name. Most ISP's will complete the Registration Form
on the applicant's behalf. If the ISP or Hosting Company requires that the applicant submit the
Registration Form, then the applicant should get the Nameserver Details from the ISP and ensure
that the Domain Name is set up on the Nameservers that were provided by the ISP.
Registering a Domain Name is only the first step to participation in one of the largest emerging
marketplaces. A registered domain name is nothing more than an address and, if visitors should turn
up at this address a few times only to see "UNDER CONSTRUCTION", chances are that they may never
return. Internet Service Providers are professionals who would offer guidance through the process
of registration and advice on all matters regarding setting up a professional, attractive and