NRPM 2012.2 – New Policies Implemented

Posted: Friday, 10 February 2012

On 3 February 2012 the ARIN Board of Trustees adopted the following policies:

These policies are being implemented today.

A new version of the ARIN Number Resource Policy Manual (NRPM) has been published to the ARIN website. NRPM version 2012.2 is effective 10 February 2012 and supersedes the previous version. NRPM 2012.2 contains the implementation of ARIN-2011-11 and ARIN-2011-12.

Please note that the policy for Specified Transfers (NRPM 8.3) has changed. Organizations requesting address space via specified transfers can now request up to a 24-month supply. For more information, please see the Transfer Guidelines at:

The NRPM is available at:

Board minutes are available at:

Draft policies and proposals are available at:

The ARIN Policy Development Process is available at:


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