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.

.name Registry Agreement

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.name Registry Agreement
(15 August 2007)

.name Registry Agreement

Assignment and Assumption Agreement (28 February 2009)

Amendment No. 1 to .NAME Registry Agreement (18 May 2009)

Amendment No. 2 to .NAME Registry Agreement (14 July 2010)

Amendment No. 3 to .NAME Registry Agreement (23 August 2010)

Amendment No. 4 to .NAME Registry Agreement (25 March 2011)

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



  1. Data Escrow Specification
  2. Escrow Agreement
  3. Zone File Access Agreement
  4. Registry Operator's Monthly Reports
  5. Whois Specifications
  6. Schedule of Reserved Names
  7. Functional and Performance Specifications
  8. Registry-Registrar Agreement
  9. Approved Services
  10. Service Level Agreement
  11. Registration Restrictions


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