BANK

TLD Specifications

.bank
Registration Time
real-time
Registration period
1-10 years
Renewal period
1-10 years
Allowed character length
1 - 63 characters
Allowed characters
a-z, 0-9, - MUST NOT contain two consecutive hyphens in the third and fourth character positions and MUST NOT start or end with a hyphen
TLD supports
IPv6
DNSsec
IDN
Transfer locks possible
yes
Renewal on transfer
yes
Transfer time
5 days
Authcode length
8 - 32 characters
Handle updates
yes
Preconfigured DNS
no
Allowed Nameservers
1 - 13
Autorenew Grace Period
35 days
Deletion Timeframe
35 days after expiration date
Redemption Period
30 days

Eligibility Policy

The following organizations are eligible to register domain names in .BANK:

  • State, regional and provincial retail banks that are chartered and supervised by the relevant
    Government Regulatory Authority;
  •  Savings associations that are chartered and supervised by the relevant Government Regulatory
    Authority;
  • National retail banks that are chartered and supervised by the relevant Government Regulatory
    Authority;
  • Associations whose members are primarily comprised of entities identified above
  •  Groups of associations whose members are primarily comprised of associations identified above
  •  Government Regulatory Authorities of chartered and supervised retail banks or savings
    associations or organizations whose members are primarily comprised of such relevant
    Government Regulatory Authorities (if approved by the Registry Operator Board);
  •  Other Regulated entities supervised by the relevant Government Regulatory Authority (if
    approved by the Registry Operator Board); and
  • Retail bank and savings association holding and parent companies supervised by the relevant
    Government Regulatory Authority.

Organizations approved under the former Service Provider category and their domain registrations are
grandfathered in under their current status as of the date of implementation of this Policy 

Registrant Documentation
As part of the registration process, Applicants will be required to provide certain information to Registry
Operator, or its designated third-party service provider, to verify their eligibility to register a domain
name in .BANK. This information may include, but is not limited to, the following:
  • Full legal name:
  • Organization name:
  • Organization address:
  • Organization phone:
  • Organization email:
  •  Another proof of identity necessary to establish that the Applicant is eligible (e.g., business
    license, certificate of formation, articles of incorporation, corporate operating agreement,
    charter documents, attorney opinion letter, mission statement for non-profit organization):
  • For retail banks and savings associations, the assigned regulatory ID and Government Regulatory
    Authority issuing its charter or license.
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