Member Profile: .dz

Full Name of Registry: NIC-DZ (CERIST-Research Centre on Scientific and Technological Information)

Contact details (address, phone, fax, general enquiries):

CERIST - Networks Division
Rue des Trois Frères Aissiou, Ben-Aknoun
Algiers - Algeria

Tel: +213 21 91 53 34/ 21 91 24 35
Fax: +213 21 91 62 10


Founding date: 1995

Registration Model (Registry/Registrar system; Direct registrations; Both): Both

Number of domain names: 2400 (up to June 2009)

History: The dot-dz ccTLD is managed since 1995 by the NIC-DZ an entity which has been created for this issue by CERIST. The first model was direct registrations until 2003 and the registry/registrar model has been introduced and formalized in 2008 with no fee for registrars through online registration.