Cost $950.00 /yr
Open From 15 June '16

About .insurance

.INSURANCE is a protected, trusted, more secure and identifiable domain extension for the global insurance community and the customers it serves. The .INSURANCE domain extension has enhanced security requirements that exceed that of most existing extensions as well as provide insurance companies with new marketing and branding opportunities.

The .INSURANCE Registry prohibits the use of proxy or private domain name registration services.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must fall under one of the follow categories to qualify for a .INSURANCE domain.

1

Insurance companies regulated by a government authority;

2

Licensed insurance agents/agencies, brokers/brokerages or other equivalents regulated by a government authority;

3

Associations whose members are primarily comprised of entities or individuals identified above in 1 and 2;

4

Groups of associations whose members are primarily comprised of associates identified above in 1 and 2;

5

Service providers that are principally owned by or predominately supporting regulated entities identified above in 1 and 2;

6

Government regulators of insurance companies, agents/agencies, brokers/brokerages or other equivalents or organizations whose members are primarily comprised of such government regulators.

General Remarks

Name Selection Policy
.INSURANCE domains must comply with the following: 

  1. Standard Name Requirements – Domain must:
    1. correspond to a trademark, trade name or service mark of the business or organization;
    2. not be a Reserved Name; and
    3. not be likely to deceive or cause material detriment to a significant portion of the insurance and/or financial services communities, its customers or Internet user
  2. Registry Operator Reserved Names and ICANN Reserved Names – The domain names in these two classes will be incorporated into the Registry Operator’s Name Allocation Policy.
  3. Reserved Names are not available for registration.

Registration Documentation
As part of the registration process, applicants will be required to provide certain information to the registry operator to verify their eligibility to register a .INSURANCE domain name. This information may include, but is not limited to: Full legal name, business name, business address, business phone, business email, and another proof of identity to establish that the Applicant is an eligible member of the insurance community (e.g. business license, certificate of formation, articles of incorporation, corporate operating agreement, charter documents, attorney opinion letter). Insurance companies will need to provide the assigned regulatory ID and government regulatory authority issuing its charter. Agents/agencies, brokers/brokerages and other equivalents will need to provide the assigned license ID and government regulatory licensing agency issuing its permission..

Verification
To register a new .insurance domain, please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the pre-verification with fTLD Registry Services here https://www.register.insurance/get-started/
  2. Once you are verified, you will receive a token from the registry. Use this token when processing your .insurance registration in your Lexsynergy account. Alternatively, you may email your token along with the domains you wish to register to support@lexsynergy.com and we will process your registrations for you. Please note that tokens are valid for 15 days.

This verification will be performed at the time of initial registration then annually. During the verification process, fTLD Registry Services will verify the following:

  1. Organization, Jurisdiction and Credentials – the registrant must be a registered and active organization in a jurisdiction appropriate to its business location and has valid credentials proving that it meets the requirements of the eligibility policy.
  2. Domain Name Selection – the applied-for domain name must meet the requirements of the .INSURANCE Name Selection Policy.
  3. Physical Address – the address on the application must be verified as a valid address using approved databases
  4. Telephone Number – the telephone number on the application must be verified using approved databases
  5. Registrant Contact Employment and Authority – fTLD will email the registrant's human resources (or appropriate department) and ask them to verify that the registrant is a full-time/non-contracting employee to the organization and has the authority to request domains on behalf of the organization.

Verification Fee
If a domain name is submitted but ultimately rejected by the Registry, the registrant will receive a refund on the domain name less a $250 verification fee. 

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 support@lexsynergy.com to process your application.

Registration Information

Registration Periods 1 - 10 years
Renewal Periods 1 - 10 years
Backorder Not Supported
Local Presence Not Required
WHOIS Privacy Not Supported
Supports IDN No
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