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Pre-register your .XXX domain name - adult extension

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After a 6 year wait, battles, turnarounds and lobbying, ICANN has finally provided its approval to ICM Registry to launch the extension. XXX. Since 15 April 2011, the domain name extension .XXX has even been added to the internet root. Currently, over 600,000 .XXX domain names have already been pre-registered.

The commercial launch of the .XXX extension is scheduled for 7 September 2011.
This launch will take place in 4 classic phases for an extension opening, even if certain aspects of the launch can reserve some surprises (* see bottom of page).
During the first phase, the registration will be open to owners of verifiable trademark rights (trademark sunrise A); subsequently, it will be open to owners of corresponding domain names under another extension (GrandFathering sunrise A). The second phase, sunrise B, is for trademark owners who are not members of the adult entertainment industry, allowing them to protect their trademark(s) against possible cybersquatters. The Landrush phase will follow, open solely to members of the pornographic community, at a slightly higher price than at the opening. Lastly, the total opening phase where everyone can register the domain name of their dreams - especially the hottest!

With NAMEBAY, you can today pre-register your .XXX domain names for each of the phases described below. All pre-registered orders will be sent and submitted to the registry at the opening time of each phase, ensuring that you have a better chance of obtaining your domain names.

You can submit your domain name for a one-year period for each registration phase.

Enter your domain name in the box above, then during the ordering process choose the desired registration phase.

Attention : Les titulaires de marque doivent impérativement vérifier le certificat donnant droit à l’enregistrement du nom de domaine. Le nom de la société, ou du particulier, déclaré dans les contacts du client, doit être identique au nom du déposant indiqué sur le certificat de marque. Le titulaire de marque ne pouvant respecter cette condition, devra impérativement choisir le statut « assignee »lors de la soumission de sa candidature. En cas de non-respect, le registre refusera l’enregistrement, et ne procèdera à aucun remboursement.

Sunrise B: from 7 September to 28 October 2011 COMPLETED
reserved to trademark owners, not members of the adult entertainment industry

This registration stage is reserved for trademark holders, non members of the charm or pornography community. The trademark must be registered before 1 Sept. 2011. Domains will be pre-emptively blocked for life, but not activated. Evan if a company's business activity shifts to the adult industry, after registration the .XXX domain name that is blocked for life (lifetime = duration of the ICM/ICANN contract set at 10 years for the moment) cannot be used.

**The domain name is paid once and blocked for life (the ICM/ICANN contract is currently set at 10 years), without the possibility of using it, or accessing it in a management interface.

Sunrise B: from 7 September to 28 October 2011 COMPLETED
reserved to trademark owners, not members of the adult entertainment industry

This registration stage is reserved for trademark holders, non members of the charm or pornography community. The trademark must be registered before 1 Sept. 2011. Domains will be pre-emptively blocked for life, but not activated. Evan if a company's business activity shifts to the adult industry, after registration the .XXX domain name that is blocked for life (lifetime = duration of the ICM/ICANN contract set at 10 years for the moment) cannot be used.

**The domain name is paid once and blocked for life (the ICM/ICANN contract is currently set at 10 years), without the possibility of using it, or accessing it in a management interface.

Sunrise B: from 7 September to 28 October 2011 COMPLETED
reserved to trademark owners, not members of the adult entertainment industry

This registration stage is reserved for trademark holders, non members of the charm or pornography community. The trademark must be registered before 1 Sept. 2011. Domains will be pre-emptively blocked for life, but not activated. Evan if a company's business activity shifts to the adult industry, after registration the .XXX domain name that is blocked for life (lifetime = duration of the ICM/ICANN contract set at 10 years for the moment) cannot be used.

**The domain name is paid once and blocked for life (the ICM/ICANN contract is currently set at 10 years), without the possibility of using it, or accessing it in a management interface.

**The domain name is paid once and blocked for life (the ICM/ICANN contract is currently set at 10 years), without the possibility of using it, or accessing it in a management interface.
Applications for registration will not be made ​​public, only registrars will have access. Once the domain name has been registered, only the ICM Registry name will appear in the whois; the applicant's name will not.

Landrush: from 8 to 25 November 2011

This registration phase is open solely to members of the pornographic community, who can register the domains of their choice, without restriction.

Pre-register your .XXX domain away for this phase for only 150€ ex VAT/1 year.

Total opening: from 6 December 2011

This registration phase is open to all porno industry professionals as well as all individuals who are not members of this industry and wish to protect their brands (without depositing their brand, name, product, ... For the latter, as for the Sunrise B, protected domains, pre-emptively locked following the selected registration duration, will not be activatable.

What will the validation process be to verify your membership in the adult community (Community Sponsor)?


What will the validation process be to verify your membership in the adult community (Community Sponsor)?
What will the validation process be to verify your membership in the adult community (Community Sponsor)?
What will the validation process be to verify your membership in the adult community (Community Sponsor)?
What will the validation process be to verify your membership in the adult community (Community Sponsor)?

  • be an online provider of 'consenting' adult entertainment (adult site webmaster, artist, studio, shop owner, club manager, etc.),
  • act as a representative for adult entertainment providers (lawyers, agents, advisors, accountants, affiliate companies)
  • be a provider of goods and services for adult entertainment suppliers and representatives (adult domainers, manufacturers, delivery companies, caterers, distribution companies, makeup artists, stylists, hosts).

What will the validation process be to verify your membership in the adult community (Community Sponsor)?

  • Order your domain name with Namebay for the Sunrise A or Landrush.
  • The ICM Registry will send an introduction email to the domain name's owner contact, containing a validation link.
  • By clicking on the validation link, you will be directed to the ICM registration form.
  • Complete this free form (within 5 minutes, one form per email account, not per domain).
  • Be sure to complete the form with real information (correct birth date, accepting ICM terms and conditions, attestation of membership to the Sponsor Community).
  • ICM will then validate some of your contact details: address and telephone number.
  • ICM will contact you by telephone (number provided in the application form) and give you a PIN #, so that you can integrate this pin # in the box provided for this purpose during the membership application process.
  • Once the application form has been completed, ICM will provide Namebay with a membership token, thus allowing all .XXX domain names associated to this messaging account to resolve.

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