.BANK Domain Names

.BANK
Create or transfer your .bank from $801.19
  • Technical operator

    Verisign

  • Origin

    International

  • Creation date

    2015

  • Description

    .BANK is an extension restricted for use by: (1.) state, regional and provincial banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority; (2.) savings associations that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority; (3.) national banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority, (4.) associations whose members are primarily comprised of entities identified above in 1, 2 and 3; (5.) groups of associations whose members are primarily comprised of associations identified above in 4; (6.) service providers that are principally owned by or predominantly supporting regulated entities identified above in 1, 2 and 3. (if approved by the Registry Operator Board); and (7.) government regulators of chartered and supervised banks or savings associations or organizations whose members are primarily comprised of such government regulators (if approved by the Registry Operator Board), and that meets the policies set up by the Registry available at: https://www.register.bank/policies/


.BANK domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited for .BANK since April, 2015
Price: see the .BANK price list
You acknowledge that non-standard domains have non-uniform registration and renewal pricing such that the fee of a non-standard domain name may differ from the fee of a standard domain name in .BANK.
Verification fees (include into the price you pay to Gandi) will not be refunded in the event the Registry rejects your registration request (ie: you do not pass the verification of eligibility).
Corresponding Gandi contract: as .BANK are restricted to corporate customers at Gandi, the contract will be available during the registration process

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: (1.) state, regional and provincial banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority; (2.) savings associations that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority; (3.) national banks that are chartered and supervised by a government regulatory authority, (4.) associations whose members are primarily comprised of entities identified above in 1, 2 and 3; (5.) groups of associations whose members are primarily comprised of associations identified above in 4; (6.) service providers that are principally owned by or predominantly supporting regulated entities identified above in 1, 2 and 3. (if approved by the Registry Operator Board); and (7.) government regulators of chartered and supervised banks or savings associations or organizations whose members are primarily comprised of such government regulators (if approved by the Registry Operator Board).
The domain name requested must correspond to a trademark, trade name or service mark of the business or organization.
You commit yourself to comply with the Registry's policies: https://www.register.bank/policies/, and in particular Registrant Eligibility Policy, Name Selection Policy and Security Requirements.
Documentation and explanations about security requirements are provided by the Registry on its website.
- Email authentication to ensure brand protection by mitigating spoofing, phishing and other malicious email borne activities.
- Multi-factor authentication (in particular for your Gandi account) to ensure that any change to registration data is made only by authorized users of the registered entity.
- .BANK domain names must use .BANK DNS Name Servers to ensure compliance with technical requirements.
- Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) to ensure that Internet users are landing on legitimate websites and not being misdirected to malicious ones.
- Strong Encryption (i.e., TLS) to ensure confidentiality and integrity of communications and transactions over the Internet.
You can check aspects of your compliance with Registry’s security requirements at the following link: https://www.register.bank/domaincheck
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domains: no
Private domain registration: no

Procedures

Registration: in order to register a .BANK domain name with Gandi, you must be a corporate customer and reach our corporate team at: https://www.gandi.net/corporate
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: URS, UDRP and ERDRP
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year
Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .bank
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .bank
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .bank
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .bank

Gandi provides you with special rates depending on the total volume of purchases that you have made with us over the past 12 months. For example:

  • If you manage 40 domains or less (at $15 USD each), our A rates apply, and include Gandi's full range of services
  • For resellers or key clients with over 40 domains, B through E rates are available, depending on the volume of your purchase. These rates may save you up to 50% off our normal rates (example: $8.80 per year for a .com at E rates).

If you have more questions about our rates and billing options, please check our documentation.

Search by currency and prices

Registration price/year 1 to 10 years $801.19
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $783.19
Transfer 1 year $772.39
Owner change 1 year $7.20
Restore (more info) 1 year $826.39
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