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Registering a '.us' domain? (Non-us resident)

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Ardit, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. Ardit

    Ardit Junior Member

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    I want to register a '.us' domain but I'm not a USA resident. Can I get around this? Or it's pretty much impossible?
     
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    yes u can simple do that with fake info but u can,t hide ur whois info

    whois protector not worked for .us domain
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    If you don't live in America, the only legal way you can register .US domains is to establish a "significant" business presence inside the US. One way would be to set up a US corporation which would hold the domains.
    You can set up a legitimate US LLC or corporation for anywhere from $100 to $500.
     
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    eloquenceeee Regular Member

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    Setting up a legitimate corporation is actually a LOT easier than you'd expect.
    Granted there is a fair bit of paperwork, it can be worth it.
     
  5. banttay

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    Im not from US I registered .us domain from namecheap without a problem.
     
  6. en.smartis

    en.smartis Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Thats bull.

    I have .US domain, and i dont needed to have any US connections.
    Just used my regular registrar and got it. US domain cost 10 Euros per year.

    And my local Swedish registrar uses this registrar for .US domains: joker.com
     
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  7. Ardit

    Ardit Junior Member

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    @en.smartis what's your registrar?
     
  8. Ardit

    Ardit Junior Member

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    Well seems now way around this :(

    Too bad

    Luckily the '.net' version of the domain is available too but I wanted it to be '.us' since I'm targeting the USA audience.

    Thanks you all for trying.
     
  9. senior

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    I quit buying them since I never had any luck ranking them and they cost more. com/net/org seem much easier to get ranked.
     
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    you should easily be able to buy .us from outside the us. Id go with a .com net org
     
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