Note: The eligibility criteria as described below will no longer be effective as of 1 November 2018 at 16:00 UTC. The eligibility criteria as currently defined will be enforced for all registrations submitted prior to that time.

To register, renew, or accept the transfer of a .MOTORCYCLES domain name, you must be an individual or a legal entity with a bona-fide nexus to the .MOTORCYCLES sector. This connection means that You as the registrant of the domain name must be able to reasonably demonstrate a link or an interest to the Relevant Sector at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the .MOTORCYCLES domain name registration.  Complete list of requirements and name selection criteria can be found in the registration policy.

Nexus to the Relevant Sector
Members of the sector are anticipated to include (the “Relevant Sector”).

  • Original Equipment Manufacturers: A commercial entity that produces motorcycles.
  • Motorcycles Product Manufacturers: A commercial entity that produces products intended specifically for use with motorcycles.
  • Dealers: A commercial entity with inventories of motorcycles for purchase.
  • Distributors: A commercial entity whose primary purpose is to procure inventories from Motorcycle Product Manufacturers for wholesale purchase by dealers.
  • Parts Vendors: A commercial entity that offers OEM and aftermarket components for use in motorcycles.
  • Motorcycle Service Providers: A commercial entity or professional that performs general maintenance or repairs on motorcycles.
  • Insurers: A commercial entity that is licensed to insure motorcycles.
  • Financers: A commercial entity that is licensed to lend monies for purchasing motorcycles.
  • Associations: A group of professionals, firms, and/or individuals organized together for a specific purpose that is focused on motorcycles.
  • Educators: A commercial entity or professional that is accredited, approved, or recognized by a reputable organization to offer courses or produce guidelines for the motorcycling community.
  • Athletes: An individual who participates in sporting motorcycle events sanctioned by an internationally recognized body.
  • Race Teams: A group of individuals who participates in sporting motorcycle events sanctioned by an internationally recognized body.
  • Event Organizers: Commercial or professional entities that arrange or promote sanctioned events related to motorcycles.
  • Media: Commercial or professional entities that publish content specifically intended for the motorcycling community.