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Request to Transfer Registrar Accreditation

In accordance with section 5.9 of the existing Registrar Accreditation Agreement between ICANN and the undersigned Transferor, the Transferor requests ICANN's written consent to transfer its accreditation to the proposed Transferee:

(Name of Proposed Transferee)

By signing this Request to Transfer Accreditation, the undersigned Transferor acknowledges and agrees that any transfer of registrar accreditation is subject to the following:

  1. ICANN, at its discretion, giving written approval of a new accreditation application submitted by the proposed Transferee;
  2. If ICANN approves the application, ICANN and the approved Transferee entering into a new Registrar Accreditation Agreement; and
  3. Prior to the execution of the new Registrar Accreditation Agreement, no obligations or liabilities of the Transferor (including unpaid fees) under the existing Registrar Accreditation Agreement are terminated, waived or otherwise released and the Transferor will continue to perform all its obligations and be responsible for all its liabilities under the existing Registrar Accreditation Agreement.

IANA ID of the accreditation to be transferred: ___________________________________

Signed for and on behalf of the Transferor
(registrar currently holding the accreditation):


Transferor's Name

Authorized Signatory of the Transferor:


Signed: _______________________________




Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as"""" is not an IDN."