Domain names are the most recognized and important part of any Internet endeavor. .PRO provides domain names that are uniquely valuable and distinct. Because .PRO is a restricted namespace, names are only associated professional communities.
To offer a secure, trusted platform that professionals can leverage for their Internet presence, starting with a domain name. Professionals can register second-level names, e.g., smith.PRO. Or create an easily identifiable and scalable Web address with a third-level name:
PRO is an exclusive top-level domain reserved for use exclusively by licensed business and service professionals and entities internationally. All applicants meeting the following qualifications may register a .PRO domain name:
In addition, registrants will be asked to provide the following information related to their professional eligibility:
To register a .PRO domain name, you must be:
2nd level .PRO domains (ex: johnsmith.pro) are active immediately on registration.
For 3rd level .PRO domains (ex: johnsmith.eng.pro) the registry will send the Registrant Contact an email address describing the instructions on where to submit Authentication and Verification information. You must complete this step within 44 days; otherwise you risk losing your domain.
You will need to provide:
Yes, RegistryPro will monitor new and renewed .PRO domains to ensure compliance with all terms and conditions of our agreements. You may be required to provide additional information to the registry in order to activate or retain your domain.
Yes, RegistryPro offers second-level registrations to qualified registrants who meet the professional eligibility requirements.
No, RegistryPro will continue to offer third-level profession specific second level domains (PSSLDs), such as yourcompany.med.pro, but the requirement of using a third-level domain name to get a second-level domain has been eliminated.
All professionals and professional entities who self-certify that they meet the eligibility requirements are able to register .PRO domains. If you own a business license, you may qualify if:
No, residents of any country can register a .PRO domain name.