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.ngo Domain

What is a .ngo domain?

From a first glance, the .NGO domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. .NGO is the dedicated namespace for non-governmental organizations. The .NGO domain is being enthusiastically adopted by not-for-profit organizations looking to spread their mission online. The .ONG domain is recognized where French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian is prevalent and is the counterpart of .NGO domain. They are sold as a package during registration and together, they create a domain solution that helps expand your global reach and target different cultures simultaneously. .NGO domains are versatile and attention-grabbing, giving your brand an instant affiliation with non-profit organizations. The .NGO domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

.NGO domain is a restricted domain, meaning only genuine NGOs can register one. All brands who register .NGO domains are verified, which tells the world and local communities that you are a reliable resource for your cause. A .NGO 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 researching a cause is more likely to click on a link that has the trustworthy .NGO keyword and seal in the domain name. This helps improve your visibility so you can reach a larger audience and make a greater difference in the world.

The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a vision of your brand before they even visit your website. Not-for-profit organizations are renowned worldwide and recognized across many continents and languages, for the good they do and the lives and movements they positively impact. Establish yourself as an certified NGO, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand from the competition with .NGO domain, namespace dedicated to non-profits.

How do I buy a .ngo domain?

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

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How do I transfer a .ngo domain?

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FAQs for .ngo

What is the registration term allowed for .ngo domain names?
The minimum term for .ngo cpr144449003101 domain names is 1 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .ngo domain name?
The domain registration time frame for cpr144449003101 .ngo during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .ngo domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 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.ngo); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.ngo).
Trustee Service for .ngo

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

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How do I host my .ngo domain name?
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .ngo. 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 .ngo requirements before transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration cpr144449003101 during the purchase of a new domain.
Grace period for .ngo 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 .ngo domain names?

Public Interest Registry manages the registration of domain names with the .ngo Top Level Domain. You may visit them here: Public Interest Registry.

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.ngo Domains Dispute & Policy

.ngo is a top level domain (TLD) regulated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). You, as a registrant of .ngo 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 .ngo

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

Only members of the NGO community may register a .ngo/.ong domain name bundle. Any registration requests for .NGO will automatically be technically “bundled” with an .ONG and vice versa. You cannot purchase one by itself. The additional .NGO or .ONG will have no additional charge. Any change or action made to either the .NGO name will also be taken for the corresponding .ONG domain.

Registration and/or sign-up fees are non-refundable once registration request is submitted to registry. This include premium domain names.

Registrants must demonstrate such through evidence of NGO status or as a membership organization of NGOs. The Registry uses seven distinct characteristics to define an NGO: Registrants in .ngo|.ong must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. Focused on acting in the public interest. Whether in support of education or health, the environment or human rights, members of the .ngo|.ong community work for the good of humankind and/or the preservation of the planet and do not promote discrimination or bigotry.
2. Non-profit making/non-profit-focused entities. While many NGOs engage in commercial activities or generate revenue in support of their missions, members of the .ngo|.ong community do not recognize profits or retain earnings.
3. Limited government influence. Recognizing that many NGOs have important interactions with government, not least for reasons of funding (which may include receipt of some government funding in support of their programs), members of the .ngo|.ong community decide their own policies, direct their own activities and are independent of direct government or political control.
4. Independent actors. Members of the .ngo|.ong community should not be political parties nor should be a part of any government. Participation in the work of an .ngo|.ong is voluntary.
5. Active Organisations. Members of the .ngo|.ong community are actively pursuing their missions on a regular basis.
6. Structured. Members of the .ngo|.ong community, whether large or small, operate in a structured manner (e.g., under bylaws, codes of conduct, organisational standards, or other governance structures.)
7. Lawful. Members of the .ngo|.ong community act with integrity within the bounds of law.

Validation Process

Registrants will be required to submit information and documentation to PIR registry to establish it meets the eligibility requirements of an NGO. The Registrant will be asked to provide evidence of its NGO status through a document upload function when it begins the validation process. Validation documentation may consist of one or more of the following: government lists, corporate documents (e.g., Articles of Incorporation), tax records or other documents evidencing the entity’s charitable status and work in the community it serves. After submission, the PIR registry will notify the registrant if additional information is needed. Once validation is complete the registrant will be notified of the outcome and the domain name bundle will resolve.

Registrant must successfully complete the validation within one year (360 days) from the date the bundle was original submitted or it will be deleted.

Naming Policy

The PIR Registry permits .ngo|.ong Registrants to register the following types of domain name bundles:

1. the name of (entire or portion of) the NGO, e.g. its “doing business as” name;
2. an acronym representing the NGO;
3. a name that recognizes or generally describes the NGO; or
4. a name related to the mission or activities of the NGO.

Are some .ngo 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 .ngo domain have a special use? Yes
Dedicated to NGO's
Other information I need to know about .ngo? Yes
The Registrant will be required to certify that the information and documentation it submitted in the validation process remains true, complete and accurate at least once every two years after initial validation.
Are there any additional fees for .ngo? No
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .ngo? No
Private Registration service available? Yes
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No

How do I renew a .ngo domain?

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