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.US Domain Name Rules/Requirements

The following regulations must be followed while registering a .US domain name:

  • The Name Server restrictions are as follows:

    • It is mandatory to mention at least 2 Name Servers during Registration.

    • These Name Servers' IP Address should be registered in the United States of America (USA).

  • While providing Contact details for .US domain names, you would be asked to specify the Nexus Information, which pertains to:

    • Application Purpose: Whether the domain name being registered is for Business use (Profit/Non-profit), Personal use, etc.

    • Nexus Category: Whether the person registering the domain name is a resident/citizen of the United States of America, or the domain name is registered for an organization based in the United States of America, or having an office or facility therein.

  • The following words/phrases, or combination of any of these seven words/phrases are not allowed in any .US domain name:

    • shit

    • piss

    • fuck

    • cunt

    • cocksucker

    • motherfucker

    • tits

  • Domain names satisfying the following categories are reserved:

    • All domains of any length beginning with 18XX or 1-8XX or 8XX, where X is any number from 0 to 9 (both 0 and 9 being inclusive).

      Example:

      • 1800abc.us

      • 812abc-def.us

      • 1-805-999-9999.us

    • All domains beginning with NXX or 1NXX or 1-NXX followed by exactly seven numbers not including hyphens, where N is any number from 2 to 9 (both 2 and 9 being inclusive) and X is any number from 0 to 9 (both 0 and 9 being inclusive).

      Example:

      • 12-999-9999.us

      • 19009998888.us

      • 1-212---1-2-3-4-5-6-7--.us

    • All domains beginning with XXXXX, where X is any number from 0 to 9 (both 0 and 9 being inclusive).

      Example:

      • 20176.us

      • 90210-Melrose.us

    Note

    Furthermore, some other .US domain names have been reserved by the .US Registry.