For members of the Shia sect of Islam, the .shia domain name extension is a great way to connect to other Shiites globally while increasing the visibility of their faith with the world.
We may send you an email regarding your .shia free pre-registration to confirm you request. If this email is not deliverable, your account will be closed and your free pre-registration will be deleted.
When the a gTLD .shia is approved, ICANN will set forth rules and guidelines as well as a launch sequence which dictates who can register a new gTLD .shia, when and under what conditions. The expected launch sequence will be: