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Domains reserved for local authorities

Some dot it domains can only be assigned to local authorities: these are names that correspond to the official designation of Italian regions, provinces and municipalities (e.g.,,,,,, To register this type of domain name, send a paper application by completing this form:

English version (not to be sent):

The request must be sent only in the Italian version. The English version is available only for a better comprehension of the document.

The form cannot be changed, and must be fully completed and signed by the Registrant before being sent to the Registry:

  • by fax: +39 050-542420
  • by mail or courier to:

Registro .it
Istituto di Informatica e Telematica del CNR
Via Giuseppe Moruzzi, 1
I-56124 Pisa (Italy)

Domain names that do not match the official name of a local government body may be registered freely in the same way as with a second-level domain (e.g.,,
Domains that identify Italy as a nation can only be assigned to Italian government agencies.
Domain names that correspond to the gTLDs "sponsored" by ICANN (e.g. .edu, .gov) can only be assigned as second-level domains (e.g. for entities that are recognized by the Italian Registry as "competent organs of the state".

last modified Dec 15, 2014 02:55 PM