Q. What is a domain name?
A. Domain names are the familiar and easy to remember names used in lieu of the difficult to remember Internet Protocol (IP) address numbers. IP addresses are used to locate computers on the Internet.

Q. What is a top-level domain?
A. A top-level domain is used to designate the type of organization or the country of origin. Generic top-level designators are commonly three letter suffixes like .com, .net, .org, .edu. Country code top-level domains are commonly two letter suffixes like .us, .sd, .uk  etc., as assigned by the United Nations.

Q. How does .sd differ from .com?
A. .sd is the Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for the SUDAN, .com or .net are Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) .

Q. What is the Domain Name System (DNS)?
A. The Internet Domain Name System consists of an organized, hierarchical directory of all domain names and their corresponding computers.

Q. Who is an applicant?
A. An applicant is a party interested in registering a .sd  domain name, or a party who has already applied for, but has not yet been granted or refused, a ,.sd  domain name.