What is a .creditunion domain?
Credit unions in the US hold nearly $1 trillion on behalf of 90 million members. Globally, there are 50,000 credit unions serving more than 180 million people in 100+ countries. Now any of them can apply for a .creditunion domain name, and raise their sometimes-too-low profile. Apply for a name ASAP.
How do I buy a .creditunion domain?
To purchase your .creditunion domain name, you must first search for the availability of the unique phrase (without spaces or with hyphens). If the domain name is available, you may then add it to the cart to register for up to 10 year(s). If the domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.
DotCooperation, the registry authorized to operate the .creditunion domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .creditunion domains.
- 101domain is .creditunion Accredited
- You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
- 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .creditunion 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 start a .creditunion website?
Once you have registered your .creditunion domain name, if you want to utilize it as a website or email address, you will need to associate it with a cloud-based hosting service like Easy Website Builder, a server-based hosting service like Web Hosting, or an email and collaboration service like Google Workspace.
A website can be built either through a browser-based builder, an installed content management system like WordPress or Drupal, or done professionally by a web designer/developer. Additionally, it is recommended securing your website with SSL, and enhancing your website's speed using Secure Web Accelerator.
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How do I transfer a .creditunion domain?
Transferring your .creditunion domain name is a fast and easy process. To get started, you'll need an Authorization Code from the registrar that currently has the domain registered. Once you have that, get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below or visit our Transfers Page, enter your domain name to transfer in, provide the Authorization Code, and our system will process the transfer.
Every .creditunion 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. If you are not provided an Authorization Code or having problems locating it, contact our Domain Specialists to help you navigate the process.
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FAQs for .creditunion
.creditunion domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .creditunion during general availability is Instant.
.creditunion Domain Names must:
- have minimum of 2 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 end with a dash;
- not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.creditunion); and
- not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.creditunion).
DNSSEC is available for .creditunion domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .creditunion domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
Trustee Service is not available for .creditunion extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
No. At present the .creditunion domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
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 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.
CUNA Performance Resources, LLC manages the registration of domain names with the .creditunion Top Level Domain.
You may visit them here: CUNA Performance Resources, LLC.
Domain Requirements for .creditunion
To register, renew, or accept the transfer of a .CREDITUNION domain name, you must be a legal entity with a bona-fide nexus to the .CREDITUNION sector. This connection means that You as the registrant of the domain name must be able to reasonably demonstrate a link or an interest to the Relevant Sector at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the .CREDITUNION domain name registration.
Nexus to the Relevant Sector
Members of the sector are anticipated to include (the “Relevant Sector”):
a) Natural-person Credit Union legally domiciled in the United States.
Registrations under the .CREDITUNION TLD are limited to bona-fide members of the Relevant Sector, and are subject to the further requirement that the registrant’s actions in the sector, as well as the registrant’s use of the registered domain name, must be:
a) generally accepted as legitimate;
b) non-detrimental to the interests of the Relevant Sector; and in good faith at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the active registration.
Verification and Ongoing Relevant Section nexus review
Registrants may be, from time to time, required to state or reaffirm their intended use of the registered domain name. A false statement of intended use, or a statement demonstrated to be false at a later time, is an indication of bad faith and can be the basis for the suspension or cancellation of the .CREDITUNION domain name.
CUNA Performance Resources (Registry) or their designee may request information from You to verify Your eligibility for registration of a .CREDITUNION domain name, and any such requested information must be timely provided to them. CUNA Performance Resources may charge a fee for verification of Your eligibility to register a .CREDITUNION domain name or to receive a transfer of a .CREDITUNION domain name from another registrant.
Until further notice, the name must reflect Your company name or trademark/brand, or derivative thereof, related to the Relevant Sector.
CUNA Performance Resources (Registry) reserves the right to deny, suspend and/or cancel a .CREDITUNION domain with no refund if a registrant fails to meet the requirements within the registration policy or have lost the ongoing nexus.
See CREDIT UNION Registry Policies for more information.
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.
Use by credit unions, credit union trade associations and leagues, credit union service organizations, regulatory bodies, and entities offering products and services aimed primarily at credit unions.
How do I renew a .creditunion domain?
Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below or visit our Renewals Page, and enter your domain name to renew, or log into your Account Manager, select your ext domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out.
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 Auto-Renew enabled.
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