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Business Plan, Policies, Agreements, Supporting Document Templates

Business Plan, Policies, Agreements, Supporting Document Templates


List of Templates:

Business Plan (Reseller & Direct to Consumer Model)

Domain Registration Agreement

Acceptable Encryption Policy

Reseller Agreement

Privacy Policy

InfoSec Policy

Acceptable Use Policy


DotUp offers comprehensive ICANN accreditation consultancy services, providing expertly crafted Policies, Agreements, and Supporting Document Templates. Tailored to meet ICANN's stringent standards, our templates ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency for domain registrars. Streamline your accreditation process with our trusted solutions, designed to simplify policy implementation and documentation, empowering your business to navigate the complexities of domain registration with confidence.

Who is this book for?

In this comprehensive guide on ICANN Accreditation for Domain Registrars, we deep dive into the intricate process of becoming an ICANN-accredited registrar, it will equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate this complex landscape with confidence.


With more than 8 years of experience in the domain industry working with various registrars, registries and stakeholders the vast experience gathered by the author will depict the real essence of this business. We will discuss not just about how to start, scale and exit a successful domain registrar business but also add more from the author's personal experience about both positive and negative sides of this business. 


This book is your roadmap to understanding the fundamental concepts of ICANN accreditation and its significance for businesses aspiring to enter the domain registrar industry. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur looking to expand your business ventures or a newcomer intrigued by the possibilities of domain registration, this book offers valuable insights tailored to your needs.


Chapter's & Titles

Chapter 1: Getting Started with ICANN Accreditation

1.1 Understanding ICANN and its Role

1.2 ICANN’s Multi Stakeholder Model

1.3 Why ICANN Accreditation Matters for Domain Registrars

1.4 Domain Name Reselling Vs Domain Registrar 

1.5 Who Should Consider Applying for ICANN Accreditation?

1.6 Exploring the Benefits and Opportunities of ICANN Accreditation

1.7 Assessing Your Readiness for ICANN Accreditation

Chapter 2: Preparing Your Application

2.1 Navigating the ICANN Accreditation Eligibility Criteria

2.2 Meeting the Technical and Operational Requirements

2.3 Understanding Financial and Business Requirements

2.4 Supporting Documents & Application Package

2.5 Assembling Your Application Documentation

Chapter 3: Applying for ICANN Accreditation

3.1 Step-by-Step Guide to Completing the Application

3.2 Submitting Your Application to ICANN

3.3 Tips for Communicating with ICANN During the Application Process

3.4 What to Expect After Submitting Your Application

3.5 Problems Applicants Might Face

3.6 Background Verification

3.7 Application Outcome

Chapter 4: Launching Your Registrar Business

4.1 Celebrating Your ICANN Accreditation Approval

4.2 RDE Setup, ICANN Onboarding & Registry Signups

4.3 Setting Up Your Registrar Business Infrastructure

4.4 Registrar Automation Software & Marketplace

4.5 Useful Software Tools (WHMCS, DNS, Abuse, Parking)

4.6 Developing Your Marketing and Sales Strategies

4.7 Providing Exceptional Customer Service

Chapter 5: ICANN Accredited Registrar Business Models

5.1 B2B Reseller/ White Labelled Registrar Model

5.2 B2C Direct to Consumer Model

5.3 Dropcatch/ Batchpool Registrar Model

5.4 Corporate/ Brand Protection Registrar Business Model

5.5 Upselling/ Cross-selling (Web Hosting, SSL, DNS, EMail)

Chapter 6: Cast Studies of Successful ICANN Registrar Business

6.1 The GoDaddy Success Story

6.2 Namecheap: A Case of Innovation and Growth

6.3 Tucows: Pioneering Excellence in Domain Registration

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