NRPM 2021.2 - New Policies Implemented

Posted: Thursday, 12 August 2021

At their meeting on 23 June 2021, the Board of Trustees adopted the following:

  • Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2020-7: 4.4 gTLD Micro-allocation Clarification
  • Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2020-8: Clarify and Update Annual Renewal Fee

At their meeting on 28 July 2021, the Board of Trustees adopted the following:

  • Editorial Change ARIN-edit-2020-11: Add Textual Description for the Number Resource Hierarchy Image in Section 2

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 2021.1 is effective 12 August 2021 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
Senior Policy Analyst
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)