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TLD type
Country code top-level domain

Communications and Information Technology Commission (SaudiNIC Unit)

Communications and Information Technology Commission

Intended use
Entities connected with  Saudi Arabia

.sa is the Latin alphabet Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) of Saudi Arabia. Domains of this type can be registered through SaudiNIC, a department of the Communications and Information Technology Commission. The Arabic alphabet ccTLD of Saudi Arabia is السعودية.

The second-level domains that are officially open to third-level registrations are:

  • Commercial entities and registered trademarks
  • Educational institutions
  • Elementary and secondary schools
  • Health services (hospitals, clinics, etc.)
  • Governmental entities
  • Internet-related services (ISPs, web hosting, portal sites, etc.)
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Entities or individuals that do not fit in other categories, including personal names.
  • Internationalized country code TLD

    Saudi Arabia was one of the first countries to apply for the new internationalized domain name (IDN) country code top-level domains authorized by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in 2009. In January 2010, ICANN announced that the Saudi IDN ccTLD (xn--mgberp4a5d4ar, السعودية) one of the first four new IDN ccTLDs to have passed the Fast Track String Evaluation within the domain application process.


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