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FAQ for Registrars

Who can be accredited? What is required of the company or organization asking accreditation?

Only comapnies and organizations can become ISOC-IL Accredited Registrars. Individuals can not be accredited. Companies and organizations interested in becoming accredited registrars, will go thorough an accreditation process which starts by submission of an application form [Word File | Open Office File] to ISOC-IL. If the applicant meets the initial criteria, ISOC-IL will sign the accreditation agreement with the applicant. Following the signing of the agreement, the registrars will need to demonstrate a software client that is able to perform the entire set of registration actions against the regsitry server and meets the requirement of the reference manual. For further information on the accreditation process, please refer to the accreditation info page. In addition to the techincal and service requirements, there is also a requirement for a bank guarantee and valid insurance policy, as set forth in the accreditation agreement.

What are the stages of the accreditation process?
The pplication form should be completed and be submitted to ISOC-IL along with all the information and documents required. The form is a proposal by the applicant to ISOC-IL to become an accredited registrar. If the applicant meets the initial criteria, ISOC-IL will sign the accreditation agreement with the applicant. Signing the agreement is not the accreditation. Only after the registrar demonstrates a client that is able to perform the entire set of segistration actions against the registry server will the regsitrar receive from ISOC-IL an accreditation approval and the status of an accredited regsitrar.
What is the accreditation period?

The initial accreditation period is one year. However, as long as the registrar meets all the accreditation requirements set forth in the accreditation agreement, the accreditation will be automatically renewed, each time for an additional period of one year.

What is the price of a registration act for the registrar? How is the end user price being determined?

As costumary in this area, the Registry charges the registrars a unified price per registration act. The registrars are the ones who determine the price they charge from their clients, taking into consideration, among others, the service they give and market conditions.

Where can I find the accreditation agreement?
The accreditation agreement can be viewed at the legal info page
How will the registrars verify that the client-side application they build works properly?

ISOC-IL provides a test-bed to allow registrars to test the clients they implemented for correct operation. For further information on the test-bed please refer to the technical info page.

What will be ISOC-IL's involvement after the new mechanism is launched?

Alongside the operation of the Domain Name registry infrastructure, ISOC-IL will keep supporting the registrars, in order to ensure smooth and controlled transition to the new mechanism.

How will this affect the consumer and the Israeli internet community?

The objective of this move is to further enhance the service to the Israeli internet community. Companies and organizations which will become accredited registrars will be required to maintain proper level of service, and are expected to improve some aspects of the service given to the Israeli consumer.

Where can I find relevant technical information?

Please refer to the technical info page.