.pro domains

Immediately communicate your credentials to clients with a .PRO

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.

PRO Domain Names: Your Professional Identity on the Internet.

.PRO's fundamental purpose is simple:

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:

Accountancy AAA, ACA, CPA, ACCT
Engineers ENG
Legal AVOCAT, BAR, LAW, JUR, RECHT
Medical MED

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:

  • Provides professional services.
  • Admitted to or licensed by a government certification body or jurisdictional licensing entity recognized by a governmental body that regularly verifies the accuracy of its data.
  • In good standing with the licensing authority.

In addition, registrants will be asked to provide the following information related to their professional eligibility:

  • Identification
  • Contact information.
  • Profession-specific information such as license number.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the process for Authentication and Verification of Registrant Information?
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.

What information will RegistryPro require from me to activate my domain?
You will need to provide:

  • Name
  • Profession
  • Jurisdictional country
  • Licensing authority
  • License number
  • A link to your licensing authority's Web site

Will my professional credentials be subject to review?
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.

Will I be able to register my second-level resolving domain right away?
Yes, RegistryPro offers second-level registrations to qualified registrants who meet the professional eligibility requirements.

Do I need to have a third-level domain (eg., mycompany.law.pro) to register a second-level domain (eg., mycompany.pro)?
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.}

Will I be eligible to register second-level .Pro domains, e.g. domainname.Pro, if it's not in accountancy, law, medical or engineering?
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:

  • You are a person or entity who provides professional services.
  • You have been admitted to or licensed by a government certification body, or jurisdictional licensing entity recognized by a governmental body.
  • That body or licensing entity requires that its members be licensed or admitted to provide services.
  • You are in good standing.

Are there any residency restrictions?|green}
No, residents of any country can register a .PRO domain name.

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