Welcome to .SS Registry

ssNIC registry is the administrator of the dot SS country code top level domain name (.ss ccTLD), its run under the National Communication Authority (NCA)

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As ccTLD, we strive to deliver series of capacity building events and awareness of our products focusing on management and operating a successful automated registrar platform, including best practices. We also partner with other regional ccTLDs to share ideas and discuss common regional ccTLD issues.

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About ssNIC

  • The National Communication Authority (NCA) is the manager for the .ss ccTLD representing the Republic of South Sudan as recognized by the Ministry of Information Communication and Postal Services and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
  • The .ss domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet. It is delegated to SOUTH SUDANESE. It is administered by SSNIC which is part of the NATIONAL COMMUNICATION Authority (NCA). The SSNIC is responsible for the policy and the regulatory framework of the .ss ccTLD.
  • SSNIC's mandate is to provide corporates businesses and individuals with the opportunity to have an online presence professional email addresses and websites on the .SS platform
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.SSNIC Mission

To promote the utilization of .ss domain names and to protect registrants’ interests by ensuring reliable and secure registry infrastructure and database as well as affordable domain names

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SSNIC Vision

To be among the top leading and reliable registries in the region

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our customer care service team is here for you. We provide onboarding assistance to get your domain up and running

The first part of the address after www. that you enter into a web browser (e.g. nic..ss) to find a web page on the internet. It is also the last part after the @ sign (e.g info@nic.ss) in an email address. Domains are useful for business and personal use, for having your own website, online shop and email address.

For your domain name to be useful first you need to add some services to it. For example, if you want to build a website for your business, you will first need a Web Hosting package to get the website online. Contact any of our registrars to host your website and emails.

This is a company or organization that registers a domain on behalf of the actual domain name owner or Registrant. Internet Service Providers (ISP), Web Designers, ICT and Solution Providers are considered Registrars.

.ss domains are registered through ssNIC accredited registrars; you can register a domain name for a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 10 years, which is renewable upon expiry.

An organization or entity responsible for the management of the Country Top Level Domain (ccTLD) Name space in the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) database. ssNIC is the .ss registary operator.

Need Help? Contact Us

The .ss name space is highly provides the opportunity for every name in South Sudan to have its unique Online Identity.

Our Location:

2nd Floor, Telecom House, Gumbo Juba-South Sudan

Quick Contacts:

Phone: +211 922 338 781

Office Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:30AM - 5:30PM
Saturday: 8:30AM - 12:30PM