Here are some quick facts about the .US top level domain.

What is the .US top-level domain?

.US is the web address for everyone with a dream, idea or business made for the USA. It is the official country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the United States within the global domain name system (DNS).

What does .US mean?

.US is the “country code” web address for the United States, just as .UK is the country code web address for the United Kingdom. Country code web addresses are typically denoted by only being two characters. .US is overseen by the U.S. Department of Commerce who has contracted with Neustar, Inc. to manage the namespace. In addition, “.US” captures the collective spirit of the nation as well as its individual communities, families and everything it means to be “us.”

What makes .US unique and why do I need it?

.US is the web address for American dreams of all kinds. The business you started. The cause you embrace. Your home and family life. With .US, you get a unique web address that helps you stand out in a digital landscape. It’s a great way to differentiate yourself as the Internet becomes more crowded than ever.

Who can register a .US domain name?

.US can be registered by any individual, business big or small, blog or organization that is a citizen of, or licensed in, the USA including federal, state and local governments. In addition, .US may be registered by foreign entities that have a bona fide interest or presence in the United States. For more information on the .US Nexus Policies, please click here.

What is the price of a .US domain name?

Market-based retail prices for .US domain names are established by .US-Accredited Registrars and their resale channel partners. The pricing structure is an annual subscription fee; multi-year subscriptions are also available.

To learn more about .US top level domains, see our full list of Frequently Asked Questions or search our usTLD Directory.