fTLD Registry, the registry that manages .bank, has announced they will be accepting applications for the Common Community Names that were previously reserved. The list of names being released are:

citizensbankandtrust
citizensnational
citizensstate
communityfirst
farmersandmechanics
farmersandmerchantsstate
firstamerican
firstbankandtrust
firstfederalsavingsandloanassociation
firstnationalbankandtrust
firstsecurity
national
peoplesbankandtrust
security
securitystate
thecitizensnational
thecitizensstate
thefarmersstate
thefirststate
thenational
thepeoples
unionstate
 
 
Details of this release are:
  • Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis beginning March 1, 2021, at 11:00 am EST. Any applications received prior to this time will not be considered.
  • Applicants must meet the .bank eligibility requirements which can be found here: https://www.register.bank/eligibility/
  • To apply for one of these domains, applicants must complete the verification application here: https://www.register.bank/get-started/
  • If your application is successful, fTLD will issue you a token that will be used to process the registration through Lexsynergy
  • Hyphenated versions of these names will also be made available (e.g. communityfirst.bank and community-first.bank).

If you have any questions about this application process, please email support@lexsynergy.com