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Introduced6 April 1994
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
RegistryInstitute for Research in Fundamental Sciences
Intended useEntities connected with Iran
Actual usePopular in Iran
Registered domains1,567,938 (2023-4-24)[1]
Registration restrictionsGenerally open for Iranians and non-Iranians; 3rd-level registrations under subdomains have varied restrictions and are restricted to Iranian-related entities
StructureMay register at second level or at third level beneath generic-category 2nd level domains
Dispute policiesIRNIC Dispute Resolution Policy
Registry websitenic.ir

.ir is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Iran. It is managed by the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences.

Second-level domains[edit]

Persian domains[edit]

Persian internationalized domain names are available for registration under .ایران.ir for public, in the Persian script.[3]

In 2010, ICANN approved IRNIC's proposal for the ایران. IDN ccTLD (representing the Persian spelling of Iran), pending the final step of String Delegation[clarification needed].[4]


  • .dnssec.ir – limited term testbed for DNSSEC support


  1. ^ "آمار". Nic.ir. 2022-12-16. Archived from the original on 2022-12-11. Retrieved 2022-12-11.
  2. ^ "IRNIC - Rules for Second-Level Domains". IRNIC.
  3. ^ "Internationalized Domain Names at IRNIC". Archived from the original on 13 January 2009. Retrieved 19 January 2009.
  4. ^ "IDN ccTLD Request From the Islamic Republic of Iran Successfully Passes String Evaluation". ICANN.org. ICANN. 2010-10-15. Retrieved 2013-10-26.

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