|tld type||country code top-level domain|
|sponsor||nic chile (university of chile)|
|intended use||entities connected with chile|
|actual use||very popular in chile|
|registered domains||594,514 (feb 2020)|
|registration restrictions||anyone may register a domain .cl from anywhere in the world without the need of a local representative|
|structure||registrations are made directly at the second level (there are also third-level registrations for government sites under gov.cl and gob.cl)|
|dispute policies||dispute resolution|
.cl is the internet country code top-level domain (cctld) for chile. it was created in 1987 and is administered by the university of chile. registration of second-level domains under this tld is open to anyone, as established by the current regulation for the operation of the domain name registration .cl since december 2013,
which it eliminated the requirement for foreign registrants to have a local contact with a run, the chilean national identification number.
registration of names including accented letters (á, é, í, ó, ú), ñ and ü was opened up in 2005.
since april 2011, it supports dnssec.
microsoft used it in a domain hack for its social networking service so.cl. oracle corporation uses the domain hack ora.cl as a url shortening service.