NRPM 2020.2 - New Policies Implemented

Posted: Tuesday, 22 September 2020

At their meeting on 21 May 2020, the Board of Trustees adopted the following:

  • Editorial Change ARIN-edit-2020-1: Clarify Holdings Restriction for Section 4.1.8 Waitlist Entries

At their meeting on 29 July 2020, the Board of Trustees adopted the following:

  • Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2019-1: Clarify Section 4 IPv4 Request Requirements
  • Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2019-12: M&A Legal Jurisdiction Exclusion
  • Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2019-20: Harmonization of Maximum Allocation Requirements under Sections 4.1.8 (ARIN Waitlist) and 4.2.2 (Initial Allocation to ISPs)
  • Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2019-21: Reserved Pool Replenishment
  • Editorial Change ARIN-edit-2020-4: Clarification of reference to 8.2 in 8.3

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 2020.2 is effective 22 September 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)