.BANK Domain Names

.BANK
Create or transfer your domain name in .bank from $801.19 per year all included.
  • Technical operator

    Verisign

  • Origin

    International

  • Creation date

    2015

  • Description

    .BANK is an extension restricted for use by: (1.) state, regional and provincial banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority; (2.) savings associations that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority; (3.) national banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority, (4.) associations whose members are primarily comprised of entities identified above in 1, 2 and 3; (5.) groups of associations whose members are primarily comprised of associations identified above in 4; (6.) service providers that are principally owned by or predominantly supporting regulated entities identified above in 1, 2 and 3. (if approved by the Registry Operator Board); and (7.) government regulators of chartered and supervised banks or savings associations or organizations whose members are primarily comprised of such government regulators (if approved by the Registry Operator Board), and that meets the policies set up by the Registry available at: https://www.register.bank/policies/


.BANK domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited for .BANK since April, 2015
Price: see the .BANK price list
You acknowledge that non-standard domains have non-uniform registration and renewal pricing such that the fee of a non-standard domain name may differ from the fee of a standard domain name in .BANK.
Verification fees (include into the price you pay to Gandi) will not be refunded in the event the Registry rejects your registration request (ie: you do not pass the verification of eligibility).
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .BANK domain names are reserved to (1.) state, regional and provincial banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority; (2.) savings associations that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority; (3.) national banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority, (4.) associations whose members are primarily comprised of entities identified above in 1, 2 and 3; (5.) groups of associations whose members are primarily comprised of associations identified above in 4; (6.) service providers that are principally owned by or predominantly supporting regulated entities identified above in 1, 2 and 3. (if approved by the Registry Operator Board); and (7.) government regulators of chartered and supervised banks or savings associations or organizations whose members are primarily comprised of such government regulators (if approved by the Registry Operator Board).
The domain name requested must correspond to a trademark, trade name or service mark of the business or organization.
You commit yourself to comply with the Registry's policies: https://www.register.bank/policies/, and in particular Registrant Eligibility Policy, Name Selection Policy and Security Requirements.
The security requirements are available at the following page: https://www.ftld.com/security.
- Email authentication to ensure brand protection by mitigating spoofing, phishing and other malicious email borne activities.
- Multi-factor authentication (in particular for your Gandi account) to ensure that any change to registration data is made only by authorized users of the registered entity.
- .BANK domain names must use .BANK DNS Name Servers to ensure compliance with technical requirements.
- Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) to ensure that Internet users are landing on legitimate websites and not being misdirected to malicious ones.
- Strong Encryption (i.e., TLS) to ensure confidentiality and integrity of communications and transactions over the Internet.
You can check aspects of your compliance with Registry’s security requirements at the following link: https://www.register.bank/domaincheck
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domains: no

Procedures

Registration: in order to register a .BANK domain name with Gandi, you must be a corporate customer and reach our corporate team at: https://www.gandi.net/corporate.
Before you make your registration request, you have to validate your eligibility with the Registry by completing an application form. If you are eligible, the Registry provides you with a token that is valid for 15 days. This token must be sent to Gandi after making your order on our website, so we can finalize your registration at the Registry.
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: URS, UDRP and ERDRP
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year
Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .bank
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .bank
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .bank
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .bank

Prices include Gandi's full range of services.

If you manage a larger portfolio of domain names, B to E rates are available with a discount of up to 50%.

Prices for United States, in $ (USD), for A rates. Change

Registration price/year 1 to 10 years $801.19
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $783.19
Transfer - $772.39
Owner change - $7.20
Restore (more info) 1 year $826.39
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