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Introduced 1988
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry SGNIC
Sponsor SGNIC
Intended use Entities connected with Singapore
Actual use Popular in Singapore
Registration restrictions Singapore presence required; third-level names have various restrictions depending on which second level label they are under
Structure Registrations are taken at the third level beneath generic categories, or directly at the second level; special .idn.sg category exists for internationalized domain names
Documents Policies and agreements
Dispute policies Singapore Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
Registry Website SGNIC

.sg is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Singapore. It is administered by the Singapore Network Information Centre. Registrations are processed via accredited registrars.

In 2011, two new internationalized country code top-level domains were registered for Singapore, intended for domain names in the local languages. These domains are .新加坡 (encoded as .xn--yfro4i67o) and .சிங்கப்பூர் (encoded as .xn--clchc0ea0b2g2a9gcd).[1]

Second-level domains[edit]

  • .com.sg - Commercial entities
  • .net.sg - Network providers and info-com operators
  • .org.sg - Organisations in the Registry of Societies
  • .gov.sg - Government entities
  • .edu.sg - Educational institutions
  • .per.sg - Personal domain names
  • .sg - Open to all with a valid Singapore postal address.
  • .新加坡- for Chinese Websites
  • .சிங்கப்பூர்- for Tamil websites

.sg domain statistics[edit]

As of January 2017, there were 175,563 registered .sg domains.[2]


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