What are .us domain names?

The .us domain name is intended for use by residents of the United States of America. However, it’s not an Americans-only deal. Anyone with a connection to the U.S. may register .us domains, including individuals and organizations like:

  • Citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or one of its territories, or someone whose primary residence is in the U.S.
  • Organizations incorporated in the U.S. or one of its territories, or those that have a bona fide presence in the U.S.

The .us domain name is the web address of choice for anyone with a dream to chase, an idea to share, a cause to champion or a business to promote. The .us domains community welcomes businesses based inside and outside of the United States with a substantial U.S.-based interest. Details are available in the .us domain name TLD Nexus Requirements.

Why register .us domain names?

When you go with .us domains, your online presence gains a number of unique characteristics that other web addresses just don’t get across. The .us domain name helps you:

  • Get a powerful, easily-recalled domain name
  • Show your support for the American small business
  • Connect your cause and country
  • Share your story with a personalized web address
  • Establish a local destination for global brands

When is the best time to get a .us domain?

The time is now. Looking back into U.S. history, it’s like the midnight ride of Paul Revere. But instead of an opposing army massing against you, it’s people who might snag your perfect .us domain name. If you have a plan for a .us domain, don’t wait. Register it now.