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Communications and Information Technology Commission (SaudiNIC Unit)
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:com.sa: Commercial entities and registered trademarks
edu.sa: Educational institutions
sch.sa: Elementary and secondary schools
med.sa: Health services (hospitals, clinics, etc.)
gov.sa: Governmental entities
net.sa: Internet-related services (ISPs, web hosting, portal sites, etc.)
org.sa: Non-profit organizations
pub.sa: Entities or individuals that do not fit in other categories, including personal names.
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.