. lv is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) of the State of Latvia. It was introduced on 29 April 1993 and has since been on the faculty of network technologies ( Department of Network Solutions ) at the University of Latvia serves organizationally and technically.


A. Lv domain may be between three and 63 characters long, with internationalized domain names are supported. The order is possible for any natural or legal person without special restrictions, especially not resident or not established in the country are necessary. Interested parties are encouraged to register domains only on the second level, even if the addresses below endings. Com.lv or. Net.lv continue to be supported for historical reasons. Overall still exist nine such generic second- level domains. Addresses below. Id.lv ( for individual, ie individuals) are even free.

In 2009 a new system was introduced under the name NIC24, which has the order of. Lv domains considerably simplified by registrars and was then described by experts as relatively innovative. For some time, the contracting authority also supports the Extensible Provisioning Protocol, can be stored with the objects automatically in the database of Network Information Centers. In the event of a dispute about a. Lv domain this can be solved by application of an official policy, the Name Resolution Policy of ICANN is based on the Uniform Domain.


When trading domains via Sedo and other platforms lv. Plays a subordinate role. The most expensive ever sold. Lv domain was business.lv that has changed in 2007 for 3,000 euros to the owner.