NRPM 2020.1 - New Policies Implemented

Posted: Wednesday, 01 April 2020

On 20 June 2019, the Board of Trustees adopted the following:

  • ARIN-2017-12: POC Notification and Validation Upon Reassignment or Reallocation
  • ARIN-2018-5: Disallow Third-party Organization Record Creation

On 22 January 2020, the Board of Trustees adopted the following:

  • ARIN-2019-3: Update 4.10 – IPv6 Deployment Block
  • ARIN-2019-8: Clarification of Section 4.10 for Multiple Discrete Networks
  • ARIN-2019-15: Hijacking Authorization Not-intended

On 5 March 2020, the Board of Trustees adopted the following via unanimous written consent:

  • ARIN-2018-6: Clarify Reassignment Requirements in

These policies are now in effect. A new version of the ARIN Number Resource Policy Manual (NRPM) has been published to the ARIN website.

NRPM version 2020.1 is effective 31 March 2020 and supersedes the previous version.

The NRPM is available at:

Board minutes are available at:

Draft Policies and Proposals are available at:

The ARIN Policy Development Process (PDP) is available at:


Sean Hopkins
Policy Analyst
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)