|Open From 24 June '15|
.BANK is a protected, trusted, more secure and identifiable domain extension for the global banking community and the customers it serves. The .BANK domain extension will have enhanced security requirements that exceed that of most existing extensions as well as provide banks with new marketing and branding opportunities.
Applicants must fall under one of the follow categories to qualify for a .BANK domain.
State, regional and provincial banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority
Savings associations that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority
National banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority
Associations whose members are primarily comprised of entities identified above in 1, 2 or 3
Groups of associations whose members are primarily comprised of associations identified above in 4
Service providers that are principally owned by or predominately supporting regulated entities identified above in 1, 2 or 3 (if approved by the Registry Operator Board)
Government regulators of chartered and supervised banks or savings associations or organizations whose members are primarily comprised of such government regulators (if approved by the Registry Operator Board).
Name Selection Policy
This verification will be performed at the time of initial registration then annually. During the verification process, fTLD Registry Services will verify the following:
Reserved Domain Names
Some domain names are reserved names; these are names which are ineligible for registration due to ICANN restrictions or Registry Operator designation. Certain Domain names have been classified as Premium and will be sold at higher prices. If you wish to apply for a Premium domain name, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to process your application.