The structure of a domain name within the .bw DNS has three levels. Each complete name must be unique and comprise all three levels, each separated by a period (.) i.e. name.domain.bw.
| Content||Level of domain||Purpose|
||Fixed as .bw for all domains delegated to, and managed by, the Registry
||Specifies a "community of interest" as defined in .bw policy
||Names listed on behalf of users, must be consistent with .bw policy
||Fourth and subsequent
||Responsibility of the registrant of the third level name.
||Registrations at the level have been stoped,all entities who are currently registered under this level will be given a 3 year grace period to migrate to any other level.
||For commercial entities
||For non profit organisations
||For academic institutions
||same as co.bw and gov.bw
||For government instutions