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Program Materials

The information on this page is applicable to the 2012 round of the New gTLD Program only. Please go to for information on the New gTLD Program: Next Round.

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Glossary [PDF, 557 KB]


Contracting Deadlines and Extensions [PDF, 340 KB]

Specification 13 [PDF, 428 KB]

Code of Conduct Exemption

Specification 11 of the Revised New gTLD Registry Agreement: Public Interest Commitments

Pre-Delegation Testing (PDT) v.2.7 [PDF, 214 KB]

Trademark Clearinghouse

Centralized Zone Data Service [PDF, 324 KB]

Fact Sheets

Information for Rights Holders [PDF, 1.71 MB]



Evaluation Clarifying Questions

Community Priority Evaluation [PDF, 377 KB]

Fact Sheets

Basic Fact Sheet [PDF, 1.15 MB]

Applicant Support Program Fact Sheet [PDF, 677 KB]

IDN Fact Sheet [PDF, 794 KB]

Government Fact Sheet [PDF, 355 KB]

Objection & Dispute Resolution Fact Sheet [PDF, 832 KB]


New gTLD Basics Presentation [PDF, 1.06 MB]

New gTLD Applicant Support Program Overview [PDF, 629 KB]