.us

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        1. Registry

The registry for .us domains is NeuStarUS.

        1. Transfer procedure

The transfer costs include a renewal of the domain. The registration period will change, 1 year renewal will be added to the original expiry date. A transfer can be initiated with an authcode that can be given by the current provider.

        1. Requirements

Registration of .US domains is limited to individuals or organizations who meet the .US Nexus policy. Any U.S. citizen or resident, as well as any business or organization, including federal, state, and local government with a bona fide presence in the United States can register a .US domain name.

One of the following eligibility requirements must be met:

a) A natural person who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories or (ii) whose primary place of domicile is in the United States of America or any of its possessions, or

b) Any entity or organization that is incorporated within one of the fifty (50) U.S. states, the District of Columbia, or any of the United States possessions or territories or (ii) organized or otherwise constituted under the laws of a state of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, or any of its possessions or territories, or

c) An entity or organization (including federal, state, or local government of the United States, or a political subdivision thereof) that has a bona fide presence in the United States. See Section B.3.1 of the NeuStar proposal to the Department of Commerce for details concerning what constitutes a “bona fide presence."

        1. Class: (CCTLD of gTLD)

This domain is a CCTLD.

        1. Grace renewal

This domain uses a 39 days grace renewal period. In this period the domain can be renewed after the expire date.

        1. Redemption

After deleting/expiring of a domain of this type, the domain will enter into a redemption period of 30 days. After this the domain will enter into a pending delete state for 5 days, after which it will become available for registration. During the redemption period, the domain can be restored by us.

        1. Other

Minimum 3 characters. Maximum 63 characters. You can't start or end .COM domains with a ("-") sign.