|Introduced 1994||Status Active|
|TLD type Country code top-level domain|
Registry Communications and Information Technology Commission (SaudiNIC Unit)
Sponsor 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:
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.