. kz is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) from Kazakhstan. It exists since the September 19, 1994 and is administered by the Association of IT Companies of Kazakhstan based in Astana.


Officially, any natural or legal person register a. Kz domain without a residence or an office in the country would be necessary. However, there are reports that the contracting authority would suspend domains where the content would be available including hosted abroad. The measures have been criticized by human rights organizations.

In addition. Kz since 2012, there is a variant in Cyrillic ( see also. Қаз ). In addition, there are several second- level domains, such as. Com.kz for companies. Net.kz for Internet Service Providers and. Org.kz for -profit organizations.