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  1. singhhooda

    singhhooda Established Member

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    Hi all of you,

    Please pardon me if my question is not formed properly as this is my first post for discussion with respect to domain industry.

    I hope you will help me in understanding whether a non U.S citizen or a person having no valid U.S identity can buy .US domains...

    Based on my research, I think it's not acceptable, but I just want to be sure.

    Similar to this, for .uk, .au, we need to have a valid address?

    There are many experts here and I am sure they can add some valuable comments.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. Eric Lyon

    Eric Lyon Member Services, NamePros Member Services PRO Business Account VIP Trusted Contest Holder

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    Here's the general restriction on .us:
    I hope that helps,
     
  3. stub

    stub Top Member VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Eric. That didn't resolve for me. at least.
     
  4. Eric Lyon

    Eric Lyon Member Services, NamePros Member Services PRO Business Account VIP Trusted Contest Holder

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    Fixed ;)
     
  5. MapleDots

    MapleDots Domain Properties 2010 - 2018 VIP

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    That does not prevent you from buying it. I own a few .us and can easily register them via a few major registrars. I think the problem may be if anyone ever challenges you for it. Mine are no big deal and only registered to complete a set. They have very little value to anyone and if challenged I would just let them go.

    So to answer your question... Yes you can register them... Holding on to them can be tricky though.
     
  6. singhhooda

    singhhooda Established Member

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    Thanks for your valuable reply. Is the restriction same for .co.uk and .com.au to be the native citizens?
     
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