|TLD type||Country Code Top‐Level Domain|
|Registry||Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC)|
|Sponsor||Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communication|
|Intended use||Entities connected with Vietnam|
|Actual use||Fairly popular in Vietnam|
|Structure||Names are registered at second level and third level beneath various second‐level categories|
The domain name registry for .vn is the Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC). In 2003, the company Dot VN, Inc. signed an agreement with VNNIC allowing it to market the vn domain name abroad. Nowadays, .vn can be registered all over the world via worldwide .vn accredited registrar system. Web surfers need to be careful, since many sites with TLD .vn contain malware.
The .vn domain name may be registered as a ccTLD or country code second‐level domain (ccSLD). Below is a list of ccSLDs under the .vn domain name.
|biz.vn||business; equivalent to com.vn|
|edu.vn||education and training|
|gov.vn||state and government (central and local)|
|net.vn||establishment and provision of online services|
|org.vn||organizations involved in political, cultural, and social activities|
|int.vn||Vietnam-based international organizations|
|ac.vn||organizations and individuals involved in research activities|
|pro.vn||organizations and individuals involved in highly specialized domains|
|info.vn||organizations and individuals involved in the creation, distribution, and supply of information|
|health.vn||organizations and individuals involved in pharmaceutical and medical activities|
|name.vn||proper names of individuals involved in Internet-related activities|
- Constantin, Lucian. "VN Is the World's Riskiest Country Domain Extension". SoftPedia.com. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
|This Internet domain name article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|