.us Domain Names

Registry: Neustar
Origin: United States of America
Date of creation: 1985

Description: the .US ccTLD is for domains that have websites or activities that are located in the United States of America

Whois: http://www.whois.us/
(updated in real time)


The .US at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by NeuStar since April 2007
Price: see .US price list Gandi
Associated Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Rules and Regulations

Attribution: .US domain names are open to people that have a contact with the United States of America, see our contract for details
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (other than in first or last position)
IDN: no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: yes (not managed by Gandi for the moment)

The procedure

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 30 days following the expiration date
Disputes: http://www.neustar.us/policies/dispute_providers.html
Change of registrar: the request is launched from the website of the domain's new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited". A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain
Ownership change: available on our interface, the current procedure consists of sending a confirmation e-mail to the new and current owners of the domain name
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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