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.us Domains

Registrations, Renewals and Transfers.

Domain Registration


Help Kickstart America

We know that businesses like yours are the engine powering our economy and America's future. With a .us domain name, you'll not only create a great web address to launch your business online, you'll join a growing community of American-based businesses.

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Neustar manages the global registry for .us, the country code top-level domain (TLD) for the United States. We maintain a growing roster of registrars that sell .us domain names, so companies with U.S. operations can bolster their identities. If your business depends on American markets, .us can help.


Why Choose a .US Domain?


.US Domain Registration Links


Registry: NeuStar
TLD Type: Country Code Top-Level Domain

Open Registration: No
WHOIS Server: whois.nic.us
WHOIS Updates: Real-Time
Dispute Policy: ICANN
Registrant Education: ICANN Domain Registrant Education
Benefits and Responsibilities: ICANN Registrant Benefits and Responsibilities

View pricing for .US domain registration

Important dates related to .US domain names. Please keep in mind that these schedules and periods are exact.


Registration Periods: 1Y,2Y,3Y,4Y,5Y,6Y,7Y,8Y,9Y,10Y
Add Grace Period: 0
Accounting Period: 0
Finalization Period: 44 days
Failure Period: 44 days
Payment Period: -61 days
Deletion Restorable Period: 30 days
Deletion Hold Period: 5 days
Explicit Renewals: Yes
Renewal Periods: 1Y,2Y,3Y,4Y,5Y,6Y,7Y,8Y,9Y

Transfering in your .US domain to DOMAINScanada.ca is easy. Simply enter in the domain name in the search box above and select the transfer button on the results page.

Registry Transfer Details:

Transfer Periods: 1 year
Transfer Authcode required: Yes
Transfer Real Time: No
Transfer Pending Period: 5 days
Transfer Lock: Yes
Transfer Confirmation:

Do I need to be a citizen or registered business in the specific country to register its ccTLD?

Some country-code-Top-Level-Domain (ccTLD) registries are completely open to everyone. Other ccTLD registries do require the registrant to be citizen, resident, business, or simply an address for the respective country.

For more information, please refer to our domain name FAQ


Additional .US Registration Support

If you need any assistance or have questions regarding a .US domain registration, try searching our knowledgebase for .US domain related topics, create a support ticket from within your account, or contact us by phone.


DOMAINScanada.ca is your source for quick and easy .US Domain Registration. We are Canada's leader for .US domains.