Member Profile: .pt

Full Name of Registry: DNS.PT (Association DNS.PT)

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

Apartado 50366
1708-001 Lisboa – PORTUGAL


Telephone: +351 21 313 5737 (Every week-day, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

Fax: + 351 21 844 0157

Founding date: 2013

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

Number of domain names: 580 000 up to October 2013. Current statistics at:

History: The Portuguese ccTLD, .PT, was run by the national NREN, FCCN, in the last 25 years. At the beginning of 2013, DNS.PT separated from FCCN when the latter was integrated into a Public Institute (FCT), and set up a nonprofit association for DNS.PT management. The delegation made by IANA to FCCN in 1988 was transferred to this association. Thus, since May 9, 2013, the Portuguese registry is DNS.PT, a private non-profit association, funded by FCT, IP – Foundation for Science and Technology, IP (FCT), Association of Electronic Commerce and Interactive Advertising (ACEPI), Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection (DECO) and the representative designated by IANA – Internet Assigned Numbers Authority as responsible for the delegation of the