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Title: .ir  
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Subject: .rw, .vi, .ye, .yt, .eu
Collection: Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries Members, Country Code Top-Level Domains, Internet in Iran, Iranian Media
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Introduced 1994
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences
Sponsor None
Intended use Entities connected with  Iran
Actual use Popular in Iran
Registration restrictions Generally open for Iranians and non-Iranians; 3rd-level registrations under subdomains have varied restrictions and are restricted to Iranian-related entities
Structure May register at second level or at third level beneath generic-category 2nd level domains
Dispute policies IRNIC Dispute Resolution Policy

.ir is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Iran. It is managed by the Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics.


  • Second-level domains 1
  • Persian domains 2
  • Testbeds 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Second-level domains

Persian domains

Persian internationalized domain names are available for registration under .ایران.ir for public, in Perso-Arabic script.[1]

In 2010, ICANN approved IRNIC's proposal for the ایران. IDN ccTLD (representing the Perso-Arabic spelling of Iran), pending the final step of String Delegation.[2]


  • - limited term testbed for DNSSEC support


  1. ^ at IRNIC"Internationalized Domain Names". Archived from the original on 13 January 2009. Retrieved 19 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "IDN ccTLD Request From the Islamic Republic of Iran Successfully Passes String Evaluation". 2010-10-15. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 

External links

  • IANA .ir whois information
  • (Persian) IRNIC, Dot-IR (.ir) ccTLD Registry
  • (Persian) List of Resellers of IRNIC

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