Registrars must fulfill the following eligibility criteria. The Registry will evaluate your answers based on the .IN accreditation process.
Include area/city code. Example: +91.1126424001
Provide information about your company status and business plan. This should include details about the company's management, technical systems, and financial status. This information should be sufficiently detailed in a business plan so as to show the ability to develop reliable registrar capabilities by the commencement of registrar's operation under accreditation.
(If you are a publicly traded company, this may be done by providing relevant sections of your most recent annual report.)
If so, indicate which one(s), and the number of new domain name registrations your company has made in the last 12 months.
Is this level of liquid capital sufficient for your projected registration volume? The Registry may request evidence of working capital (for example, an audited statement for your most recent fiscal period).
Please list (i) all directors, (ii) all officers, and (iii) any persons or entities owning five percent or more of your current or proposed business entity. Include the percentage of ownership for each person or entity. Note that any individual can appear on no more than three applications (total) to the Registry.
Please indicate whether (i) the applicant or any of its (ii) officers, (iii) directors, or (iv) managers:
a. within the past ten years, has been convicted of a felony or of a misdemeanor related to financial activities, or has been judged by a court to have committed fraud or breach of fiduciary duty, or has been the subject of a judicial determination that is similar or related to any of these;
b. within the past ten years, has been disciplined by the government of its, her, or his domicile for conduct involving dishonesty or misuse of funds of others;
c. is currently involved in any judicial or regulatory proceeding that could result in a conviction, judgment, determination, or discipline of the type specified in (a) or (b):
d. is the subject of a disqualification imposed by .IN Registry and in effect at the time of this application.
Provide secure, authenticated access to the Registry. The Registrar should also provide procedures for information systems security to prevent malicious or accidental disruption of the registrar's operations.
Provide robust and scalable operations capable of handling the registration volume reasonably projected by the registrar.
Allow for prompt handling of registrant requests for changes in registration data.
Achieve a reliable and readily usable data backup and archival of all registrant and registration data.
Maintain electronic copies of all transactions, correspondence, and communications with the Shared Registration System (SRS) for three years beyond the length of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement. The registrar will make these records available for inspection by the Registry upon reasonable notice.
Have the capacity to engage a sufficient number of qualified employees to handle the registration, update, and customer inquiry volumes.
Ensure that the registrar's obligations to registrants and to the Registry administrator will be fulfilled in the event that the registrar goes out of business, including ensuring that registrants will continue to have use of their domains and that operation of the registrant's domains will not be adversely affected for the term of the registered domains.
Agree to and demonstrate the ability to comply with policies of the .IN Registry.
Provide realistic capacity and plans to help market .IN domain names.