Updated Request for Proposal: ICANN's Technical Compliance Monitoring System

10 April 2019

LOS ANGELES – 10 April 2019 –The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is seeking to identify a provider to develop and maintain a Technical Compliance Monitoring system. The Technical Compliance Monitoring system is intended to enable the ICANN organization to help generic top-level domain (gTLD) registries and registrars ensure compliance with ICANN's consensus policies, as well as the provisions described in the 2017 gTLD Base Registry Agreement and the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (contracted parties' agreements).

This system will allow the ICANN org to operate more efficiently and engage contracted parties in a consistent, transparent manner for issues related to compliance with their agreements.

The objective of the system is to automate the monitoring of compliance with approximately 77 provisions in the contracted parties' agreements and consensus policies. The system is intended to pull information from internal and external data sources, check compliance with relevant provisions, and push results to a central repository.

ICANN is seeking to identify a provider to develop this system based on ICANN's requirements, as well as to maintain the system and develop additional enhancements.

For a complete overview of the RFP including the timeline, please see here [PDF, 133 KB].

This announcement updates the previously announced request for proposals, by including additional control points covered by more recent policy documents.

Indications of interest should be emailed to TechnicalComplianceMonitoring-RFP@icann.org. Proposals should be electronically submitted by 23:59 on 14 May 2019 UTC using ICANN's sourcing tool. Access to the ICANN org sourcing tool may be requested via the same email. Participants who have already requested access to the sourcing tool for the previous announcement may continue to use the same credentials and do not need to request access again.


ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a not-for-profit public-benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.