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Proxy Service Framework applications

How to apply to provide a Proxy Service under the new Proxy Service Framework.

Accredited Channel Partners that wish to apply to provide a Proxy Service within the framework should email their expression of interest to the Compliance team.  We will send you an application pack with details on next steps.

Key features:

·       Only Accredited Channel Partners are eligible for participation.

·       Participating registrars will be required to submit either a suitable Proxy Service Incident Plan (PSIP), or ensure a suitable third-party data escrow scheme is in place.

·       For DRS claims, the Proxy Service Provider will have a two working days timeframe in which to supply details of the underlying registrant.

·       Proxy Service Providers will be obligated to respond to LEA data requests within a one working day timescale.

·       Participating registrars will be subject to an annual compliance audit to ensure underlying data is accurate.

·       Marketing must not imply that without proxy services personal data will be published by default.


A summary of the feedback and Nominet response can be found here. A revised version of the registry-registrar agreement has been published and is available here. The effective date for the new framework being 7 January 2019.

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