|Introduced 1993||Status Active|
|TLD type Country code top-level domain|
Registry Office des Postes et Telecommunications
Sponsor Office des Postes et Telecommunications
Intended use Entities connected with New Caledonia
.nc is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for New Caledonia.
Map of North Carolina, USA
The second-level domain .nc.us, within the .us country code domain, is for the U.S. state of North Carolina, and .nc.tr, within the .tr country code domain, is for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus ("TRNC"), but neither has a connection with the .nc ccTLD.
Only companies registered in New Caledonia are permitted to register .nc domain names.
Many generic terms are prohibited from registration (those linked with crimes); there are also many reserved for particular circumstances. These include "administration", "bible", "blog", "cabinets", "colonisation", "flag", "justice", "mail", "nation", "offense", "outrage", "presses", "registries", "temple", "union", "vote" and hundreds more.
The following 2nd level domains are available for third-level domain name registration: