.IT Whois Search in Italy

Search Whois information of domain names in Italy. Using our domain search tool you can check availability and Whois information for any .IT domain extension.

Frequently Asked Question
What characters .IT extension supports?

It is possible to register the letters a to z, the numbers 0 to 9 and the hyphen “-“. However, it is not possible to register domains that begin or end with a hyphen “-“ or start with the characters “xn—“.

What are the minimum and maximum length of characters?

The minimum is 3 and the maximum is 63

Does .IT support IDN characters?

Yes, it supports the registration of the IDNs characters in the 24 official languages of the European Union.

Who is the registry that manages this domain extension?

The authority in charge of managing this extension is “NIC.IT”

What is the contact information of this registry?

The contact information is:


Sponsoring Organisation


Via Moruzzi, 1

Pisa I-56124


Administrative Contact

Domenico Laforenza


Via Moruzzi, 1

Pisa I-56124


Email: direttore@iit.cnr.it

Voice: +39 050 315 2112

Fax: +39 050 315 2113

Technical Contact

Maurizio Martinelli


Via Moruzzi, 1

Pisa I-56124


Email: maurizio.martinelli@iit.cnr.it

Voice: +39 050 315 2087

Fax: +39 050 315 2207

Is there an official whois server for .IT domains?

Yes, it is whois.nic.it

Does this extension support third level domains?

Yes, it does support third level extension, you can register domains with “.co.it”

Do you offer Trustee for this extension?

Yes, we offer trustee for “.it” and “.co.it"

What is the minimum registration term allowed?

The minimum registration term for “.it” extensions is 1 year.

What are the registration requirements for registering a .IT domain?

In order to register a .IT and .CO.IT domain name:

The owner must be a company or an individual domiciled in the European Union.


If you are not able to meet the above requirement, we can proceed with your domain registration under our company name in order to make it available to you; this option has an additional cost (Trustee Service).

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