NIC Argentina was created in 1987 under the Argentinean Chancellery's Computerization Project, which engaged the first network communication in the country.

From that moment on, and under the supervision of the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Cult, NIC Argentina worked to improve the interface, provide new services to the community, and set a regulatory frame for the registration of domain names. In 1998, the Internationalized Domain Name was implemented.

In 2011, NIC Argentina was placed under the Legal and Technical Secretariat (Secretaría Legal y Técnica), and changed its formal name to National Direction for the Registration of Domain Names (Dirección Nacional del Registro de Dominios de Internet – DNRDI), which is currently under the direction of Gabriel Brenta.