.us domains

register it for 9,95 €
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 search results will automatically reflect premium names fees.

Rates and features

.us

9,95 €

More information below

Registration period extension

Action Price/year Periodes Dominitis
Registration 9,95 € 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Renewal 9,95 € 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Transfer 9,95 € 1 year(s) 2 dominitis
Restore 45,95 € Does not include renewal -
Features
Domain length: 3 - 63 characters
Residency requirements / Membership: More information below
Transfer system: The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

.us domain life cycle

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

Renew Grace Period
Redemption Period
Pending Delete


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.


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.


Registrations

.us domain registrations are immediate.


Transfers

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


Renewals

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


Cancellations

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.


DNSSEC

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: What is DNSSEC 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.


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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