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America: United States

The .US territorial domain is the United States domain extension, it was created year 1985. The registrants must be residents or entities with a presence in the U.S.

Actually there are 650,000 .US registered domains and they are managed by Neustar US.

Premium Domains

Some .us domains are premium names with a higher initial registration fee over a standard registration with all subsequent renewals and transfers at a standard rate. All .us search results will automatically reflect premium names fees.

.us domain rates and features

Domain rates .us

Action Periodes Price
Registration 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 9,95 €
Renewal 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 9,95 €
Transfer 1 year(s) 9,95 €
Restore Does not include renewal 45,95 €


  • Residency requirements
  • Domain length between 3 and 63 characters
  • IDN characters are not permitted
  • Allows DNS modification
  • The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year
  • Possibility to block transfers

.us domain life cycle

Domain available
Domain registration
Domain active
Expiration date
42 days
Renew grace period
30 days
Redemption period
5 days
Pending delete
Deletion date
Domain available

.us domain regulations

Residency requirements

When registering a .US domain, the registrant must meet one of the following "Nexus" categories:

Category 1

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

Category 2

  • A United States entity or organization that is (i) 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 (including a federal, state, or local government of the United States or a political subdivision thereof, and non-commercial organizations based in the United States).

Category 3

A foreign entity or organization that has a bona fide presence in the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories. It shall be a continuing requirement that all usTLD domain name Registrants remain in compliance with Nexus. To implement the Nexus requirement, NeuStar will:

  • Require that Registrars certify that they enforce the Nexus requirement upon their Registrants, and that Registrars require Registrants to certify tha t they meet the Nexus requirement.
  • Conduct a scan of selected registration request information.
  • Conduct “spot checks” on Registrant information.

Technical requirements

The DNS servers must be located in the U.S.


.us domain registrations are immediate.


To complete .US domain transfer, you'll need your current registrar to provide you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key to verify the ownership of the domain.

Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars provide manual transfers allowing transfers to be completed on the same day, contact your current registrar to find out if they offer this service.

More information about .US domain transfers.

The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year


Renewing your .US domain only takes a minute and can completed at any time.


It's possible to request a cancellation of your .US domain, visit the support center to open a support ticket. Please note, cancelling a name does not provide a refund of any registration fees.

DNS modifications

DNS modification is immediate, please note they must propagate through the network, this process can take up to 6-12 hours to complete, until then the domain will still point to the previous DNS servers.


We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .us domains. Your domain can take advantage of this additional security layer that DNS servers that are compatible with this technology can provide.
More information is available at: DNSSEC: What is it and how does it work.

Domain owner change

.US domains permit automatic owner changes, you'll be able to change this data from your client area.

Permitted characters

.us domains permit characters from 'a' to 'z', numbers from '0' to '9' and hyphens '-'.
A hyphen '-' is not permitted in the first or last position of the domain name.
Two consecutive hyphens are not permitted in the 3rd and 4th position.

Official documentation

In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.

  • .US don't have extra documentation.

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