.gov domains are free to all U.S. based government entities.
Email your authorization letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax a copy to 540-301-0160.
The Domain Name System (DNS) is an internet service that translates your domain name (i.e. yourname.gov) into an IP address. This makes it possible for people to access your website by typing in the domain name instead of the website’s IP address. This is often done through your domain registrar, like GoDaddy or NameCheap. Since … Continued
Search for available .gov domains at the .gov domain name registration service website.
Commercial purposes A .gov domain must not be used for commercial purposes, such as advertising benefitting private individuals or entities. Political campaigns A .gov domain must not be used for political campaign purposes. Illegal content A .gov domain must not be used to distribute or promote material whose distribution violates applicable law. Malicious cyber activity … Continued
Visit the domain management page on the DotGov website.
Annually. As a domain contact, you’ll receive several reminder emails. If your domain names are not kept current, they will be removed from active status.
Support is available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time on federal working days, and 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.
The DotGov Program is managed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
The official website of the DotGov program is https://dotgov.gov.