Now Available: Instructions for Governments to Request Objection Funding

ICANN has released instructions and a request form for eligible governmental entities to request funding for filing objections. The Government Objection Funding Instructions provides the following:

  • Governmental entity eligibility criteria;
  • Instructions to complete the objection funding request form; and
  • Summary of the fund disbursement process

Per the Applicant Guidebook, ICANN guarantees that a minimum of one objection per government will be fully funded by ICANN for approved requests. Governments requesting financial support must submit their applications to no later than 11 March 2013.  The objection filing period closes on 13 March 2013 at 11:59 UTC.

Download the Objection Funding Request Form [DOCX, 159 KB].

Learn more about objection and dispute resolution.