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Type: Non-Profit
Industry: Registry
Founded: April 25, 1996
Founder(s): Piet Beertema
Headquarters: Utrechtseweg 310 6812 AR Arnhem
Country: Netherlands
Employees: 51-200
Email: support[at], info[at]
Website: SIDN
LinkedIn: SIDN
Key People
Roelof Meijer, CEO

Erwin Heringa, System Engineer

Stichting Internet Domeinregistratie Nederland - SIDN is the national manager of the Dutch ccTLD and provides registry services in Netherlands for .nl domains. It is ICANN accredited and is responsible for issuing all Dutch domain names. It has around 1,900 registrars and ISPs operating under it. The .nl domain is considered the world's fourth largest and safest ccTLD, and has over 4 million domain names.[1] However, SIDN has had some issues regarding the implementation of IPv6.[2] ICANN signed the Accountability Framework for the .nl TLD with SIDN in 2007.[3]

In English, SIDN means Netherlands Domain Registration Foundation.[4]

Domain Names

Individuals can register second-level .nl domains since 2003 and third-level domains since 2000. SIDN discontinued the registration of personal domain names in 2007.[5]

External Links

SIDN Annual Reports
ICANN Accountability Framewrok with SIDN