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Registration Service

As a Regional Internet Registry, the allocation and assignment of Internet number resources is AFRINIC's core activity

Check your eligibillity | Register on NMRP | Online Payment | Manage your Resources



All information related to IPv4 and IPv6 addresses, AS numbers and reverse delegations are registered in the AFRINIC database and made publicly available through our Whois database.

Query the AFRINIC WHOIS database



Get the statistics for Internet number resources in the AFRINIC region as well as links to resources made globally by IANA and other RIRs

IPv6 Resources | IPv4 Resources | IPv4 Exhaustion | AS Numbers | Country Stats | Membership Stats



The AFRINIC training course will help you to: Plan for, request and manage Internet number resources. Plan and implement IPv6 networks.


Virtual Lab

Our IPv6 training workshops are a balanced mix of understanding of theory and concepts, plus acquisition of skills required to deploy IPv6. To facilitate this goal, AFRINIC, under the auspices of the 6Deploy project of the European union runs an IPv6 testbed which is one in a pool of several similar testbeds that are used during training workshops

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IP Tools

These tools provide a collection of IP utilities to simplify certain resource management tasks.

IP Utilities | Whois Crypt | RDNS Checker


Peering Services

AFRINIC is the Internet Numbers Registry for Africa. We operate an IP network to support crucial Internet services to our members, and the Internet community at large.

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AFRINIC Services Factsheets

Member Guidebook Member Factsheet (English) Member Factsheet (French) Get more of our Services factsheets here
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