New gTLD .SPA: sunrise period from 20 avril 2021

Asia Spa and Wellness Promotion Council Limited introduces the new .SPA gTLD. This TLD will be available from April 20, 2021. It is aimed primarily at natural and legal persons involved in the well-being industry (art. 4.1. And 4.3. Of the Eligibility Rules). However, Società Per Azioni (S.p.A.) are also eligible (art. 4.2.). In both cases, applicants must provide supporting documents and the registry will carry out subsequent checks on the compliance of the use of the domain name.

The sunrise period will run from April 20 to May 20, 2021.



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