Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Registry Agreements

gTLD Registry Agreements establish the rights, duties, liabilities, and obligations ICANN requires of registry operators to run gTLDs.

.com Registry Agreement

  icann logo .com Registry Agreement
(1 March 2006)

On 1 March 2006, ICANN and VeriSign, Inc., entered into an Unsponsored Registry Agreement under which VeriSign operates the .com top-level domain. The agreement and its appendices may be viewed by following the links below.

.com Registry Agreement

Amendment No. 1 to .COM Registry Agreement (23 June 2009)

Amendment No. 2 to .COM Registry Agreement (6 January 2010)

Amendment No. 3 to .COM Registry Agreement (14 July 2010)

Amendment No. 4 to .COM Registry Agreement (22 September 2010)

Amendment No. 5 to .COM Registry Agreement (5 July 2012)



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