. ps is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) of Palestine. It exists since 22 March 2000 and is managed by the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology. For the operating mode, the Palestinian National Internet Naming Authority is responsible. The internationalized version of the domain is. فلسطين (. Filastin ).


February 1997 received the IANA requests, if an assignment of a country-code top -level domain would be possible for the Palestinian territories. The IANA refused to do so, as was allocated for Palestine at the time, in ISO 3166, no country code. Instead, the IANA delegated in April 1998 palestine.int, citing the Palestinian observer status at the United Nations. The top -level domain. Int is also managed by the IANA.

On 1 October 1999, the ISO added the country code for the PS Palestinian territories to ISO -3166 -1 Kodierliste. On 11 October 1999, Palestinian representatives competed for the top -level domain. Ps. The IANA accepted the application and delegate on 22 March 2000. Ps to the Government Computer Center of the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation. In 2004, the Government Computer Center was transferred to the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology and the top -level domain delegated by IANA formally to new contact.

February 2013 changed the ISO to the mapped name of the ISO 3166 country codes PS of " Palestinian Territory, Occupied " in "Palestine, State of " what the IANA took over a few days later in the address data for the relevant contacts.

Award criteria

There are no particular restrictions. Ps. Any natural or legal person is entitled to register a domain, a residence or an establishment in Palestine are not necessary. While the practice of awarding authority is thus relatively liberal, the fees for a domain move on a high international level.


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