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Introduced  1997
Status  Active
TLD type  Country code top-level domain
Registry  NIC.SH (run by Internet Computer Bureau)
Sponsor  Government of Saint Helena
Intended use  Entities connected with  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

.sh is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, British Overseas Territories. Registrations of internationalized domain names are also accepted.


Second level domains

There are seven second level domains:

  • commercial entities
  • commercial entities
  • non-profit organizations
  • government departments and agencies
  • educational institutions
  • network service providers
  • non-island Internet sites
  • Top level domains

    Members of DeviantArt are able to go to their "stash," a service where digital media can be uploaded, stored and published. The DeviantArt "stash" uses the .sh top level domain "".

    Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla use the .sh domain name to link to addresses on their Web site, from their YouTube channel, Smosh

    Since the .sh filename extension is also used by Unix shell scripts, this domain has been used for websites about command-line interface programs such as Homebrew.

    SH is the official abbreviation for the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein and the .sh domain is used for sites like, a public transportation site. The rhythm game osu! uses the domain, such as or


    .sh Wikipedia