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Eligibility & Rules
Eligibility & Rules
To be eligible for com.au or net.au domains, registrants must be:
To be eligible for org.au domains, registrants must be:
To be eligible for asn.au domains registrants must be:
To be eligible for id.au domains, registrants must be:
In order to register or renew a domain name the applicant must satisfy Criteria A, B or C as described in this section. At the time of submitting an application to register or renew a domain name in the gTLD, the applicant must warrant that:
The applicant must be an entity registered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission or the Australian Business Register that:
There is no restriction on the number of domain names that may be applied for. There are no additional composition requirements for domain names registered under Criteria A other than as described in this and any other of our policies.Criteria B – Victorian Residents
The applicant must be an Australian citizen or resident with a valid address in the State of Victoria.
There is no restriction on the number of domain names that may be applied for. There are no additional composition requirements for domain names registered under Criteria B other than as described in this and any other of our policies.Criteria C – Associated Entities
The applicant must be an Associated Entity. The applicant may only apply for a domain name that is an Exact Match or Partial Match to, or an Abbreviation, or an Acronym of:
There is no restriction on the number of domain names that may be applied for. Domain names registered under Criteria C must meet the composition requirements as described in this and any other of our policies and the additional composition requirements as required by the definition of Exact Match.Continuing eligibility
Where the Registrant no longer meets the eligibility requirements of the gTLD, it must contact its Registrar as soon as possible, and in any case no greater than 14 calendar days of its ineligibility, request that the domain name be cancelled, locked, placed on hold, transferred or deleted.
Coop TLDs are restricted to organizations that are cooperatives, and individuals who work primarily with cooperatives. Coop domains can be registered by any of the following:
When you place an order for a .COOP domain, you need to submit a CVC (Coop Verification Code) number. The CVC is issued by the dotCoop registry, and proves that the registrant is eligible to register a .COOP domain name.How can I get a .Coop Verification Code (CVC)?
To obtain a CVC number, go to the dotCOOP registry page http://www.nic.coop/preverification and complete the application form. If your application is approved, the registry will email you a CVC number. You can then complete the domain order form.