Cost $391.00 /yr
Open From 18 August '16

About .motorcycles

This restricted new gTLD is targeted towards those involved companies and individuals involved in the motorcycle industry.

All .MOTORCYLCES registrants will be required to complete a verification process within 15 days of submitting their application. The registry will email login credentials to the registrant's email. The registrant must login to the verification portal and complete all required information. Once this process is complete the domain will be approved and registered. 

Eligibility Criteria:

This gTLD is restricted to individuals and entities that fall within certain categories. The registrant must fall into one of the following categories:

  • * Motorcycles Product Manufacturers
  • * Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM)
  • * Automobile Product Manufacturers
  • * Distributor
  • * Dealer / Dealer Group
  • * Parts Vendors
  • * Motorcycle Service Providers
  • * Financer
  • * Insurer
  • * Association
  • * Educator
  • * Athletes
  • * Race Teams
  • * Event Organizer
  • * Media

The registration policy contains more information about the category definitions and eligibility requirements.

Registrants must show a bona-fide use and have an ongoing nexus with the relevant sector for the lifetime of the domain name registration.

Furthermore, the registrant’s actions in the sector, as well as the registrant’s use of the registered domain name, must be:

a)    generally accepted as legitimate;

b)    non-detrimental to the interests of the motorcycle sector; and

c)    in good faith at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the active registration.

Name Selection Policy

The Registry does not allow domain names to be registered that do not reflect a company name or trademark/brand, or derivative thereof as per the registration policy. More details can be found in the Registry's Naming Guidelines.

General Remarks
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 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 Supported
Supports IDN Yes
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