A business based anywhere in the world can apply for a .com domain name. But only entities registered as a corporation, incorporated business, benefit corporation, mutual benefit corporation or non-profit corporation in the US can register a .corp domain name. If you have one, you are demonstrating proof you have a right to do business in the U.S. Applicants for a .corp domain name will be verified through that the corporation registry authority of the applicant's state – usually the Secretary of State.
We may send you an email regarding your .corp free pre-registration to confirm you request. If this cpr144449003101 email is not deliverable, your account will be closed and your free pre-registration will be deleted.
When the a gTLD .corp is approved, ICANN will set forth rules and guidelines as well as a launch sequence which dictates who can register a new gTLD .corp, when and under what conditions. The expected launch sequence will be: