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.bank Domain

What is a .bank domain?

From a first glance, the .BANK domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. Establishing an online presence is important now but it will be essential in the future. .BANK domain is a restricted domain, meaning only certain people and groups can register one. With phishers and scammers running rampant customers need to know the place they are storing their most important information and life's savings is a place that is trusted and verified, and that place is .BANK domain. The .BANK domain is attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

A .BANK domain name is short, professional and memorable, helping you improve your search engine rank with keywords directly in the URL. It's no doubt that someone searching for online banking services is more likely to click on a link that has the .BANK keyword they were searching for in the domain name and as we know every click on organic search results means dollars saved in paid marketing - and that's a big win!

The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a preview of your brand before they even visit your website. Mobile and online banking are the future of the banking industry. Establish yourself as an industry leader and early adopter, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand with .BANK domain, the namespace dedicated to creating a space place for banking online.

How do I buy a .bank domain?

Looking to buy a .bank domain name? You've come to the right place! fTLD Registry Services, LLC, the registry authorized to operate the .bank domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .bank domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .bank registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.

How do I transfer a .bank domain?

Transferring your .bank domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .bank domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system.

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FAQs for .bank

What is the registration term allowed for .bank domain names?
The minimum term for .bank cpr144449003101 domain names is 1 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .bank domain name?
The domain registration time frame for cpr144449003101 .bank during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .bank domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor cpr144449003101 end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.bank); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.bank).
Trustee Service for .bank

Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.


Trustee service is not available for this extension

How do I host my .bank domain name?
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .bank. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.cpr144449003101
Can I transfer out my domain if I’m using your Trustee Service?
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you cpr144449003101 must update ownership according to .bank requirements before transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .bank domain zone does not provide means to hide the information cpr144449003101 of the domain owner. All information (name, address, email, etc.) will be displayed in WHOIS.
Grace period for .bank domain name?
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that cpr144449003101 your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
Who is the registry that manages .bank domain names?

fTLD Registry Services, LLC manages the registration of domain names with the .bank Top Level Domain. You may visit them here: fTLD Registry Services, LLC .

.bank Domains Dispute & Policy

.bank is a top level domain (TLD) regulated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). You, as a registrant of .bank names or any other ICANN-sponsored names, are bound by the ICANN Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) and Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy (TDRP). You may find information about these policies in the below provided links.

The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, available at: www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/udrp/policy
The Uniform Rapid Suspension Procedure and Rules, available at: newgtlds.icann.org/en/announcements-and-media/announcement-05mar13-en
The Transfer Dispute Resolution cpr144449003101 Policy, available at: www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/tdrp

Some registries may have additional dispute resolutions policies and services including Sunrise Dispute Resolution Policies. Contact our customer service for additional assistance.

Domain Requirements for .bank

Are Individual .bank domain registrations allowed? No
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .bank? Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .bank? Yes


Only verified members of the global banking community are eligible to register .bank domains. Qualified registrants are for-profit and not-for profit business or organizations such as:

  • (3.1) State, regional and provincial banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority;
  • (3.2) Savings associations that are charted and supervised by a government regulatory authority;
  • (3.3) National banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority;
  • (3.4) Associations whose members are primarily comprised of entities identified above in 3.1, 3.2 or 3.3;
  • (3.5) Groups of associations whose members are primarily comprised of associations identified above in 3.4;
  • (3.6) Service providers that are principally owned by or predominantly supporting regulated entities identified above in 3.1, 3.2 or 3.3. (if approved by the Registry Operator Board); and
  • (3.7) Government regulators of chartered and supervised banks or savings associations or organizations whose members are primarily comprised of such government regulators (if approved by the Registry Operator Board).

Domain name must: (a) correspond to a trademark, trade name or service mark of the business or organization; (b) not be a Reserved Name; and (c) not be likely to deceive or cause material detriment to a significant portion of the banking, insurance and/or financial services communities, its customers or Internet users.

Your domain submission will go through a detailed verification process to ensure that registrations are made only with organizations that meet the eligibility requirements and verification is performed at the time of initial registration and at each renewal or every two years, whichever comes first. You will complete this verification process directly with the registry. If registration is unsuccessful, only the registration fee is refundable after your domain registration request is submitted to the registry for verification. You may be required to submit certain information to Registry Operator, or its designated third-party service provider, to verify your eligibility to register a domain name in .BANK.

In accordance with our agreement with fTLD Registry Services, the Registry Operator, .BANK Registered Name Holder consents to the collection and use of Personal Data by the Registry Operator. In addition the Registry Operator reserves the right to deny, cancel or transfer any Registered Name registration at their sole discretion. Registered Name Holder also agree that in the event of any dispute concerning the time of the entry of a Registered Name registration into the Registry System, the timestamp shown in the Registry System records shall control. All applicable national, state or local law, regulation or court order in relation to its operations and registrations of the .BANK shall apply. In addition, the use of privacy or proxy registration services by the Registered Name Holder in registering or maintaining domain name registrations are not permitted.

Additional information on eligibility, Registrant Obligations, naming requirements and verification process can be found Registry Operator’s website at https://www.ftld.com/WP/policies/.

In addition to the .BANK Policies, which are the foundation of a protected, trusted and more secure environment for .BANK domains, other documents are included to identify a variety of security and operational requirements.

Public Interest Commitments (PICs)

These commitments are mandated by ICANN and included as Specification 11 in fTLD’s Registry Agreement. Public Interest Commitments (PICs) are reflected in 101domain Legal Agreements, the .BANK Policies or .BANK Security Requirements. Some PICs are included in .BANK Policies and in the Security Requirements.

fTLD Security Requirements

These Requirements are essential for fTLD to fulfill its mission for the .BANK domain. Some of the Requirements are drawn from the PICs and others from the Community Registration Policies included as Specification 12 to fTLD’s Registry Agreement. The Requirements address issues such registrant verification and DNSSEC and identify the responsible party (i.e., Registry Operator, Registrar or Registrant) to ensure compliance. More information is available at Enhanced Security and the Requirements may be amended from time-to-time to meet the security and other needs of the global financial services community.


Re-Verification of registrants and their domains names will occur 1) upon renewal if registered for 1 year, if registered for multiple years, then every two years upon renewal, 2) if there is a change to the organization name and 3) upon request to the registrar by the Registry Operator.

Premium Names

Registry Operator may offer premium domain names that are subject to non-standard registration fees. Please ask us about pricing for these domain names.

Are some .bank domain names restricted? Yes

Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.

To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.

Does .bank domain have a special use? Yes
Intended for banks and financial institutions.
Other information I need to know about .bank? Yes

Registry Operator may offer premium domain names that are subject to non-standard registration fees. Please ask us about pricing for these domain names.

Are there any additional fees for .bank? Yes
A change in the registrant company name will trigger a re-verification of the domain name. Such changes must be requested by submitting a support ticket. The fee for re-verification is $150.
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .bank? No
Private Registration service available? No
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No

How do I renew a .bank domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .bank domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

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