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Introduced3 September 1991
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
SponsorUniversity of Puerto Rico
Intended useEntities connected with  Saint Lucia
Actual useInternational including from LLC and PLC; limited use in Saint Lucia
Registration restrictionsNone, except for .gov.lc and .edu.lc
StructureRegistrations are made directly at second level, or at third level beneath several second-level names
Dispute policiesUDRP
Registry websitewww.nic.lc

.lc is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Saint Lucia, sponsored by the University of Puerto Rico and created on September 3, 1991.[1] The registry is operated by Afilias and markets towards companies structured as LCs, LLCs or PLCs due to the possibility of a domain hack, such as CompanyName.L.LC (companyname.l.lc uses the open SLD l.lc) and supposedly better names.[2][failed verification][3]

Second and third level domains[edit]

Registrations take place directly at the second level or at one of the following third level domains. There are a number of registrars, but .gov.lc and .edu.lc can only be registered at the NIC.[4]

  • .co.lc
  • .com.lc
  • .org.lc (local non-profit organizations get this domain free of charge)
  • .net.lc
  • .l.lc (domain hack for LLCs)
  • .p.lc (domain hack for PLCs)
  • .gov.lc (restricted to government departments, agencies, ministries, etc.)
  • .edu.lc (restricted to educational institutions)


All domains must be between 1 and 63 characters long, excluding the TLD. In addition, domains may not contain anything other than letters, numbers, and a hyphen. .lc does not support internationalized domain names, and domain names may not start or end with a hyphen. Domain names considered offensive by the registry may not be registered.[4][5]


  1. ^ "IANA — .lc Domain Delegation Data". www.iana.org. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  2. ^ "Welcome! | Afilias Global Registry Services". afilias-grs.info. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  3. ^ "Nic LC". www.nic.lc. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  4. ^ a b ".LC (Saint Lucia) | Afilias Global Registry Services". afilias-grs.info. Archived from the original on 2016-04-15. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  5. ^ <detain@interserver.net>, Joe Huss. ".lc TLD Information". www.interserver.net. Retrieved 2017-04-29.

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