.us (United States) - Amazon Route 53

.us (United States)

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Registration and renewal period

One to ten years.


The registry for .us domains doesn't allow domain names that contain any of the seven words identified in the "Appendix to Opinion of the Court" of Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation No. 77-528.

Open to the public, with one restriction:

  • The .us extension is for websites or activities that are located in the United States of America.

Privacy protection

Not supported.

Domain locking to prevent unauthorized transfers


Internationalized domain names

Not supported.

Authorization code required for transfer to Route 53



Supported for domain registration. For more information, see Configuring DNSSEC for a domain.

Deadlines for renewing and restoring domains
  • Renewal is possible: Until the expiration date

  • Late renewal with Route 53 is possible: Until 29 days after expiration

  • Domain is deleted from Route 53: 30 days after expiration

  • Restoration with the registry is possible: Between 30 days and 60 days after expiration

  • Domain is deleted from the registry: 65 days after expiration


The registrar for this TLD is our registrar associate, Gandi.