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Status: Delegated
country: Canada
Manager: PointQuébec
Registry Provider: CORE
Registry: PointQuébec
Registry Backend: CORE
Date Implemented: 16 April 2014
Type: GeoTLD/Community TLD
Priority #: 1404
Registrations: 8,825
Parked Domains: 5,758
Parked Domain %: 65.25 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 16 April 2014
General Availability: 18 November 2014

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.quebec is a delegated GeoTLD and Community Priority Application that was proposed to ICANN's New gTLD Program by PointQuébec, a non-profit organization. The organizations aims to improve the businesses, culture, tourism and the online identity of the Quebec and Quebecers through the .quebec TLD.[1] The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 16 April 2014.[2]

The application for the .quebec string was supported by the Quebec National Assembly,[3] and other cultural, technical, and economic instituions in the province. The organization will verify legitimate registrations via statements of intent through a post-verification registration system.[4]

Contract Signed

On 19 December 2013 PointQuébec received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .quebec after passing all the required processes needed to become a Registry Operator for the string.[5]

Delegation and Availability

.quebec was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on 16 April, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[2]


  1. PointQuébec-Who We Are
  2. 2.0 2.1 Delegated Strings, ICANN.org Retrieved 30 May 2014
  3. The National Assembly passed a motion unanimously
  4. Application 1-1663-45909. Retrieved 23 November 2012
  5. Registry Agreements, ICANN.org Retrieved 30 Dec 2013