.US

.US is the official country code Top-Level-Domain (ccTLD) of the United States.
A .US domain can be used and registered by anyone or any corporations who comply with the registration guidelines (see Restrictions).


Restrictions

A .US Domain can only be registered by 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.
One of the following eligibility requirements should be:
  • A natural person
  • who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories or
  • whose primary place of domicile is in the United States of America or any of its possessions, or
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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".

Registry

TLD

.us

Registry

NeuStar

Dispute Policy

Rules

Registrar

1api GmbH

WHOIS-Server

whois.nic.us

WHOIS-Update

Real-Time

Min. Characters

3

Max. Characters

63

Character Set
  • Letters and numbers
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD
  • IDN: not allowed
Limitations
  • Registrant Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Admin Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Tech Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Billing Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
IDN capable

No

Restore capable

Real-Time

Handle Updates

Supported

Registration System

Real-Time

Allowed number of NS

0 to 10

Registry Nameservercheck

No

Host IP-Addresses Type

IPv4

Hosts managed as

Object

Root Nameserver Update

Real-Time

SEC DNS Interface

not available

Transferclass

Pull

Transfer Periods

1Y

Transfer Authcode required

Yes

Transfer Real-Time

No

Transfer Pending Period

5 days

Transfer Expire Action

ACK

Transfer ACK by

Registrar

Transfer NACK by

Registrar

Transfer Lock

Yes

Transfer Confirmation (Request / Approve)

FOA E-Mail / -

Owner Change by

Update

 

Periods

Registration Periods

1-10 years

Add Grace Period

0 days

Accounting Period

-5 days

Finalization Period

1 day

Failure Period

44 days

Payment Period

-61 days

Deletion Restorable Period

30 days

Deletion Hold Period

5 days

Explicit Renewals

Yes

Renewal Periods

1-9 years

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