A .Pro domain name is the first and only restricted top-level domain exclusively for professionals, approved and regulated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and operated by RegistryPro It is a domain indicating professionalism and credibility, and includes authentication and verification. Pro domain is now available to all professionals, regardless of industry, country or organization.
Trust in the business world is difficult to establish. A .Pro domain gives additional credibility and confidence to your business as only registrants that are in good standing with their licensing entity are permitted to register a .Pro domain. In short, the .Pro TLD offers professionals a distinctive presence on the Internet, and allows individuals to be associated with a domain name space which represents exclusivity, security and distinction.
Regular prices for registrations, renewals and transfers will be £11.95* per year.
Yes! .Pro registrations are available internationally.
All licensed and credentialed professionals and professional entities who self-certify that they meet the eligibility requirements are able to register .Pro domains. You can register if you:
To determine if your business is eligible to qualify, the general idea is as follows. As long as the organization provides the service associated with its registration identification, and meets all eligibility requirements outlined in the domain registration agreement, the organization is eligible to register a second-level .pro domain. For example, a customer’s business license states that they retail running shoes will be eligible if they use the .pro domain to sell shoes.
The list is very extensive. If you have a business license, you’re likely to be eligible! If you are a professional fisherman or plumber, you are also eligible! See Q&A 9 below for the information you are required to supply as part of the Authentication / Verification process.
A .Pro registrant may either be an individual professional or a professional organization. When the registrant is an organization, the organization can use its registration identification (e.g., business license) as its professional eligibility contact information. As long as the organization provides the service associated with its registration identification, and meets all eligibility requirements outlined in the registration agreement, the organization is eligible to register a second-level .Pro domain. For example, a customer’s business license states that they retail running shoes will be eligible if they use the .Pro domain to sell shoes.
All applicants will need to submit personal and professional information in order to be eligible for a .Pro domain. Information includes:
Yes, the Registry will monitor new and renewed .Pro domains to ensure compliance with all terms and conditions of their agreements. You may be required to provide additional information to the Registry in order to activate as well as retain your domain in the future.
If your A/V information does not pass the registry test, you will have an opportunity to resubmit your professional information within a total of 30 days as per the email’s instructions. If satisfactory information is not supplied with 7 days the domain will be deactivated. On the 31st day following the initial request, the domain will be deleted.
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