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How to register a .US domain in another country?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Kickflip, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Anyone know of any websites or services which can register your .us Domain using their information for the whois? I found a keyword domain with 200,000+ exact monthly searches... Or, if anyone would be interested in what the domain name is, PM me. If I cant register it, maybe I can just pass on the knowledge to someone else.
     
  2. gregstereo

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    Have you looked at the .us nexus requirements? Aside from citizens, residents, and US 'entities' such as companies, foreign entities with a "bona fide" presence in the US also qualify.

    Also from what I've seen the .us registry doesn't really check much...there big thing is you can't have whois privacy on a name from them.

    If after looking into this you still are struggling with how to get the name let me know, we might be able to work something out (I don't really want the name, but I might be able to further advise or assist).
     
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  3. MaxWeber

    MaxWeber Regular Member

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    try domainmonster .com
    and if all else fails... with the other registrars use Freinds address from US, and
    get (phone) verified, and you should not have any problems until renewal, as long as it is a legit biz. Then once profitable, you have good time to change / alter your details.
     
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  4. Gibz170

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    GoDaddy will let you ;)
     
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  5. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Thanks everyone. My concern is a "what if" type scenario, where they actually DO check into my status and take the domain from me. I registered it using a "friends" information, should be ok as long as I stay under the radar, which I plan to.
     
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    Yeah yeah! i have 3 us domain and i am doing just fine ;)
     
  7. hotworm

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    go to godaddy.com

    there you can register a .us domain .
     
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    unitednotions Newbie

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  9. jb007uk

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    I had one with namecheap I think but when I read that I could not legally own the domain as I not a US citizen I dropped it.
     
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    use name.com ,i have .us domains without problem with them :)
     
  11. gregstereo

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    As I already said, you don't have to be a citizen of the States to be the registrant of a .us name. The nexus requirements of that TLD are pretty clear.

    And unlike some ccTLD's, they don't appear to really police them all that much. IIRC, .us is administered by the same registry that handles .info.

    If it's a name you really want/value, just make sure there is some way they can contact the registrant if they have any questions about whether "you" meet their nexus requirements. I've never been questioned about a .us name.