.lv is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Latvia.
There are several historically introduced generic second level subdomains of TLD ".lv":
.com.lv - Subdomain for commercial entities
.edu.lv - Subdomain for educational institutions
.gov.lv - Subdomain for government and semi-government entities. Registrations in this subdomain are handled by VITA according to these policies.
.org.lv - Subdomain for various forms of affiliation groups
.mil.lv - Subdomain for defense entities of Latvia
.id.lv - Subdomain for individuals
.net.lv - Subdomain for network infrastructure providers
.asn.lv - Subdomain for associations
.conf.lv - Subdomain for conferences and exibitions requiring short duration Internet connectivity
Since .LV enables you to protect your business online, a domain with .LV makes your web address unique and easy to memorize. A .LV extension is doing much more, helping you reach and communicate with the audience in Latvia.
The domain name cannot be:
(a) the registered trade mark of another institution, the name of another institution or its standard abbreviation. The registry reserves the right to postpone the registration of such a domain name or to demand contributing evidence of the applicant?s ri ght to the domain name.
(b) the name of a geographical locality or object. The names of towns, villages or parishes can be used only by their self-government bodies.
(c) a person?s name
(d) a well-known name whose use can offend the interests of third parties
(e) an indecent or insulting word or phrase.