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Community Landrush

Period During community landrushperiod, special considerations will be provided to allow the spa community to register names corresponding to their existing operations and brands. This will be introduced in addition to and consistent with the standard Sunrise, Trademark Clearing House and Trademark claims requirements according to the Applicant Guidebook and Specification 7 of the New gTLD Registry Agreement.

More specifically, to be eligible for community sunrise as a community member, the registrant must be able to provide information demonstrating that they have:

  1. A valid operating license, where applicable;
  2. A spa, beauty or wellness certification, where applicable;
  3. A valid business registration;
  4. A membership with any spa or wellness industry association;
  5. A declaration that the domain will be used for the promotion of spas and wellness related products or services.

For community organizations, such as spa associations, to be eligible, the registrant must be able to provide information substantiating that they have:

  1. A valid entity registration, or equivalent;
  2. Proof that the organization accepts members from the spa and wellness community; and,
  3. A declaration that the domain will be used for the promotion of the spa and wellness community

For non spa and wellness related coincidental communities registration type such as Town of Spa in Belgium as well as the Italian Chambers of Commerce who is responsible for “Società Per Azioni” (i.e. S.p.A.) registrations, the following information is required:

  1. A valid entity business registration, or equivalent;
  2. Director/Owner proof of identity
  3. Address proof e.g. utility bill with address in Town of Spa or Italy

Requirements for .GA

As .SPA is a community TLD, registration for .SPA TLD will be subjected to the registration policy clause

4 - Eligibility Criteria for Domain Names:

4.1 Community Mandatory Guideline To be eligible for .SPA domain, the registrant must be able to provide information demonstrating that they have any of the following:

  • An applicant in this category must be a commercial or trading company with a valid business registration certificate
  • A membership with any spa or wellness industry association;
  • A declaration that the domain will be used for the promotion of spas and wellness related products or services.
  • A valid operating license, where applicable;
  • A spa, beauty or wellness certification, where applicable;

4.2 Coincidental Community Guideline For non spa and wellness related coincidental communities registration type such as Town of Spa in Belgium as well as the Italian Chambers of Commerce who is responsible for “Società Per Azioni” (i.e. S.p.A.) registrations, and any abbreviation which may form the word “SPA”, any of the following information is required:

  • An applicant in this category should provide a valid entity business registration, or equivalent;
  • Director/Owner proof of identity
  • required to furnish address proof e.g. utility bill with address

4.3 Individual Community Members must provide any of the following:

  • An applicant in this category must provide proof of identity which may include identification card copy, passport copy.
  • A declaration that the domain will be used for the promotion of spas and wellness related products or services.
  • A valid operating license, where applicable;
  • A spa, beauty or wellness certification, where applicable; Note that no proof of documentation is required during registration, but the registry implements post registration check and would request for supporting documents /proof of eligibility as and when deemed necessary.

The launch of .spa is currently in progress.

As soon as .spa is generally available the standard commands will be shown instead.

Launch Phases

The following launch phases are currently available:

SPA-GOLIVEAddDomainApplication
Command
command         = AddDomainApplication
class           = SPA-GOLIVE
domain          = yourdomain.spa
period          = 1
ownercontact0   = (CONTACT)
admincontact0   = (CONTACT)
techcontact0    = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)

for .zuerich:
X-ZUERICH-UID = (ID)
Enterprise Identification Number UID (mandatory)
If you're a Zurich Public Authority, you can add the word "PUBLIC" in the UID field.

X-ZUERICH-AGREEMENT = 0|1
The interested party declares that they accept the local laws of the Canton of Zurich (mandatory).
Features
IDN allowed TMCH enabled
Application
Start: 2021-04-20, 09:54:42 UTCEnd: 2021-10-12, 15:00:00 UTC
Launch
2021-10-12, 16:00:00 UTC

Application API commands

Domain Registration

(API Command reference » AddDomainApplication)
Command
command         = AddDomainApplication
class           = GTLD-PREORDER|SUNRISE|LRP|EAP|GOLIVE|BACKORDER|LITEBACKORDER
domain          = YOURDOMAIN.TLD
period          = 1
ownercontact0   = (CONTACT)
admincontact0   = (CONTACT)
techcontact0    = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)

for .zuerich:
X-ZUERICH-UID = (ID)
Enterprise Identification Number UID (mandatory)
If you're a Zurich Public Authority, you can add the word "PUBLIC" in the UID field.

X-ZUERICH-AGREEMENT = 0|1
The interested party declares that they accept the local laws of the Canton of Zurich (mandatory).

Domain Modification

(API Command reference » ModifyDomainApplication)
Command
command     = ModifyDomainApplication
application = INT
class       = Change GTLD-PREORDER to desired launch phase CLASS
pay         = 1        - REQUIRED

Domain Deletion

(API Command reference » DeleteDomainApplication)
Command
command     = DeleteDomainApplication
domain = YOURDOMAIN.TLD
class = (TEXT)
application = (INT)

Domain Status

(API Command reference » StatusDomainApplication)
Command
command     = StatusDomainApplication
application = (INT)

API commands

Please find in the following a set of the most commonly used standard API commands in order to register, modify, renew, and transfer a domain name.

Domain Registration

(API Command reference » AddDomain)
Command
command         = AddDomain
domain          = yourdomain.spa
period          = (INT)
ownercontact0   = (CONTACT)
admincontact0   = (CONTACT)
techcontact0    = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0	= (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 	= (NAMESERVER)

Domain Modification

(API Command reference » ModifyDomain)
Command
command = ModifyDomain
domain  = yourdomain.spa

Domain Renewal

(API Command reference » RenewDomain)
Command
command    = RenewDomain
domain     = yourdomain.spa
period     = (INT)
expiration = (INT)

Domain Deletion

(API Command reference » DeleteDomain)
Command
COMMAND = DeleteDomain
DOMAIN = yourdomain.spa

Domain Transfer

(API Command reference » TransferDomain)
Command
command = TransferDomain
domain = yourdomain.spa
action = REQUEST
auth = (TEXT)

Domain Restore

(API Command reference » RestoreDomain)
Command
command = RestoreDomain
domain  = yourdomain.spa

Domain Restrictions

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Supported IDN Scripts

The following IDN scripts are supported by .spa.
Provide the LANGUAGE TAG corresponding to your desired IDN within the AddDomain command as X-IDN-LANGUAGE extension.

Simplified ChineseZH-CN
Traditional ChineseZH-TW

Get more information of "IDN tables", which represent permitted code points (letters) allowed for Internationalised Domain Name registrations in particular registries on IANA Repository of IDN Practices.

Wedomains :)