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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Process

The .cpa domain application process has been established based on other domain issuance best practices. The process has been designed to ensure domains are issued in accordance with a systematic logic-based criterion that has been reviewed by an independent third-party:

Timeframe
Eligibility
Objective
Application Process

Phase 1
(Sep 1, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020)
  • All licensed CPA firms are eligible.
  • Allow firms to acquire a .cpa domain most consistent with their current digital branding.

  • Domains issued at end of 60-day application period.
  • Basic activation requirements apply.
  • Multiple domain applications can be submitted.

Phase 2
(Nov 5, 2020 - Jan 14, 2021)
  • All licensed CPA firms are eligible.
  • Allow firms to acquire other preferred domains.

  • Domains issued on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Basic activation requirements apply.
  • Multiple domain applications can be submitted.

Phase 3
(Jan 15, 2021 onwards)
  • All licensed CPA firms and individual licensed CPAs are eligible.
  • Allow firms to acquire other preferred domains.
  • Domains issued on a first-come first-served basis.
  • No activation requirements for purchased domains.
  • Multiple domain applications can be submitted.

 
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