.roma Domain Name Information

.roma is in pre-registration, meaning it has not yet launched for general availability. You may pre-regsiter for free right now, but availability is not guaranteed.

  • Type gTLD
  • Renewal Grace Period None. It must be renewed by it's expiration.
  • Redemption Period 30 days
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
    .roma General FAQ
    .roma is the proposed top-level domain for the city of Rome, Italy. A city full of history and wonders from the ancient world, it is one of the most visited cities in Europe. Roma is the capital of Italy with over 2.7 million inhabitants. Also known as the Eternal City, it is home to some of the most amazing monuments and museums such as the Colosseum, Piazza Navona and the Vatican Museums. Roma TLD S.r.l. hopes to introduce the .roma extension allowing citizens, business and organizations to register domain names Roman. Roma already has a huge identity on the web with a plentiful amount of websites pertaining to Roma tourism and the history of Roma.

    According to Roma TLD S.r.l. the advantages of .roma are:

    1. Roman citizens: with the introduction of the domains .roma, Roman citizens will be able to register a .roma as MarioRossi.ROMA to use as a personal website or just send e-mail. Owning a domain name .roma in the world will unite and identify the Roman citizens, representing an indissoluble connection between Roma and the rest of the world.
    2. Companies Roman: Thanks to a domain .roma, local business or a branch in the Eternal City can offer a fast track, exclusive to its customers Romans. Local companies will immediately be identified as Roman, thanks to their website .roma, and will get more visibility on search engines (eg CaffeSantEustachio.ROMA ). Large companies with branches in Roma would immediately benefit from the registration of a domain .roma as they may use it to send customers directly to the Romans page of the local branch, offering a more organized and directed (for example IKEA.ROMA could redirect clients directly on the IKEA site dedicated to Roman clients, with specific information on stores in Roma and on special offers).
    3. The City of Roma: The Roma TLD Srl will donate a significant portion of its revenue from domain name registration .roma for the City of Roma allocate these profits to the community-oriented projects. Roma TLD will also provide free supply of Internet addresses .roma to all organs and municipal offices.
    4. All others: Creating portals with specific extension .roma will create numerous opportunities to provide public services to citizens, businesses and tourists. Looking for a restaurant? Ristoranti.ROMA About the city traffic or on the weather for the day tomorrow? Traffico.ROMA , Meteo.ROMA . Roma is the next stop on your vacation? Hotel.ROMA . Looking for the latest news about your favorite team: AS.ROMA.
    Why are there new gTLD's? .roma new gTLD domain names?
    The internet has revolutionized the modern world, connecting more than 2.4 billion internet users for commercial, social, cultural, and educational purposes. Vying for domain name space in this virtual real estate market has become increasingly difficult at a cost-effective level for new businesses, entrepreneurs, and even individuals. To break out from the limited space provided by current gTLD extensions, ICANN has begun the process of releasing over 1,000 new extensions. By adding to the internet’s list of extensions, ICANN intends not only to allow more domain names, but create a safer, more efficient internet that has instant significance of a website’s content in regards to its extension. The .roma clearly shows what the website will contain, and therefore saves time and helps streamline the internet user’s experiences online. Get your .roma domain today!
    When will .roma be available ?
    ICANNs New gTLD program is well under way and as the program continues to progress New gTLDs will be released at a consistent pace. As 101domain gets more information on New gTLD releases, we will be updating release dates on a per-extension basis. Look for many more new and exciting domain names becoming available in the near future!
    Are there any limitations on .roma free pre-registrations?
    101domain.com has set a limit of 500 .roma free pre-registrations per user. This limit is intended to allow equal opportunity to our customers and prevent domain name warehousing. Any .roma free pre-registrations that exceed this amount or create multiple accounts will be deleted.
    Is 101domain.com authorized to accept .roma free pre-registrations?
    Yes, 101domain.com is authorized to accept .roma free pre-registrations.
    What will the gTLD launch sequence be for .roma

    When the a gTLD .roma is approved, ICANN will set forth rules and guidelines as well as a launch sequence which dictates who can register a new gTLD .roma, when and under what conditions. The expected launch sequence will be:

    • Trademark Sunrise .roma – is a special period that provides current brand and trademarks owners the opportunity to secure their trademarks under the new top level domain. The fee for registration during this period is usually higher as trademarks will need to be verified and cleared.
    • Landrush – a short registration period for entities and individuals who do not own a trademark in the name they wish to register. It is intended for highly sought-after generic .roma domains and are usually priced significantly higher than registering during general availability. If more than one landrush application is received for the same .roma domain, the .roma domain will usually go to auction in which the applicants will have the chance to bid for the domain.
    • General Availability – This phase is open to the general public and is a first-come, first served launch. When a .roma domain is registered, it is officially reserved and registered in real time.
    • Premium or Reserved Names – A registry can and will withhold .roma domains names from open registrations that are considered premium domains, which are names that are highly desired or unique. These .roma domains with this premium status will eventually be auctioned to the highest bidder.