The .health domain extension is being launched in a phased registration process to ensure that .health domain names are available as soon as possible to the appropriate communities, while building a credible domain landscape that meets the needs of end users.
Learn more about the full launch schedule below.
May 8th - July 7th, 2017
During the Sunrise phase, entities that hold an existing trademark in ICANN’s Trademark Clearinghouse had the opportunity to claim their .health domain before anyone else. This was an important first step in ensuring a credible and focused .health domainspace.
July 20th - Nov 30th, 2017
During the Industry Access period, qualified health industry brands, organizations, and individuals can register .health domains before the general public. Registrants were qualified as being a part of the health industry via a token process.
Dec 5th, 2017
General availability indicates registrations are open to the public, yet backed by .health’s terms and policies that safeguard the credibility of the domainspace.