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2019-01-15.dev: Pre-orders possible as of now

.dev is the new secure TLD of the Google Registry for developers and technology.

Launch schedule:
Sunrise: From January 16 (16:00 UTC) until February 19, 2019 (15:59 UTC). For trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. First-come, first-served.
Early Access Program (EAP): From February 19 (16:00 UTC) until February 28, 2019 (15:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
General Availability (GA): As of February 28, 2019 (16:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

.dev prices:
Sunrise: 14.50 USD (Gold) / 15.90 USD (Silver) / 17.50 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain
EAP: 14.50 USD (Gold) / 15.90 USD (Silver) / 17.50 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable Early Access Fee of 11,000.00 USD on day 1, 3,600.00 USD on day 2, 1,200.00 USD on day 3, 375.00 USD on day 4-6, 135.00 USD on day 7-9
GA: 14.50 USD (Gold) / 15.90 USD (Silver) / 17.50 USD (Bronze) per year per domain

Requirements:
.dev is an encrypted-by-default TLD by virtue of being inscribed in the HSTS Preload list. As such, all second-level domains under .dev will only load on modern browsers if a valid SSL certificate has been configured and the web server is serving HTTPS. This behavior of .dev must be clarified to registrants. A respective notification must be integrated as part of the registration flow and presented prior to purchase. read more about these requirements in our RRPproxy Knowledge Base.

2019-01-15Updated .basketball launch details

The periods EAP and General Availability for the .basketball TLD have been postponed from January 2019 to October 2020. Moreover, there are now only 6 EAP days instead of 7 days. Already submitted applications for EAP-DAY-7 were canceled and refunded, all other applications remain unchanged.

Launch time-table:
Early Access Program (EAP): October 12, 2020 (14:00 UTC) until October 18, 2020 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
General Availability (GA): As of October 18, 2020 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

2019-01-15Updated .rugby launch details

The periods EAP and General Availability for the .rugby TLD have been postponed from July 2019 to June/July 2020. Moreover, there are now only 6 EAP days instead of 7. Already submitted applications for EAP-DAY-7 were canceled and refunded, all other applications remain unchanged.

Launch time-table:
Early Access Program (EAP): June 30, 2020 (14:00 UTC) until July 6, 2020 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
General Availability (GA): As of July 6, 2020 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

2019-01-07Postponement of .basketball / .rugby launch

Please note the following changes in the launch dates of .basketball and .rugby. Detailed information will be provided soon.

  • .basketball: EAP & General Availability have been postponed from January 2019 to October 2020.
  • .rugby: EAP & General Availability have been postponed from July 2019 to June/July 2020.

2019-01-02.museum domains now available

As of now we are offering .museum domain names for registration.

The .museum TLD suffix is open to any individuals or corporate bodies, anywhere in the world, that can substantiate their link with a museum activity. No particular proof is required, but a check may be made to avoid exploitation of the domain name that is not permitted by the .museum registry policies.