Members

We’re a membership organisation with around 2,500 members. Under our articles of association the Board consists of appointed non-executive directors (including the Chair), non-executive directors elected by the members and executive directors.

Members role includes:

  • Voting on resolutions at our Annual General Meetings (AGMs), either by attending in person or by proxy, or voting online
  • Proposing and seconding candidates to stand for elections to the Board
  • Electing Non-Executive Directors to the Nominet Board

Anyone with an interest in the internet can become a member. They just need to pay a one-off joining fee followed by a yearly subscription fee. You can find a list of our members here.


Why join Nominet?

As a member of Nominet you receive the following benefits:

  • Access to the .UK zone file
  • Free attendance at events throughout the engagement programme
  • A link to your home page from the list of members on our website
  • Nominet Members’ GiveHub, Nominet members can apply to make a philanthropic gift to a registered charity in the UK they are closely connected with

If you are also a registrar

  • Discounted wholesale registration and renewal fee on .UK domain names
  • Register and renew domain names from between one and ten years
  • Access to our subscription-based Domain Availability Checker
  • Promotions and Co-marketing

We have a range of events throughout the year for Nominet members to attend.

Member events

Due to the current public health challenge we are all facing with Covid 19, we have cancelled all planned in-person events until further notice. Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time. We will keep this page updated.

2021 Engagement programme

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6th October 202111:00 - 12:00Virtual meet up - .UK Registry systems overview OnlineRegister Now

These events are a great way to network with other Nominet members and meet Nominet staff.

Updates on upcoming events are sent by email to the member mailing list contact. Please ensure you update your email preferences in your online services account to receive these notifications.

Member Hub

We have recently launched the Member Hub, your exclusive platform to manage registration for events, and a centralised place for you to access all the information and content you need as a Nominet member.

From registering for events and keeping up with the latest announcements, to accessing helpful information and insightful content. Including the latest recordings of member webinars and virtual events, copies of the quarterly newsletters, operational statistics, industry insights and the latest news and content from Nominet and theukdomain.uk.

All members subscribed to the member mailing list at launch have been created an account. You can login to your Member Hub account or request an account.

Need assistance, contact the Member Engagement Team.

Members’ GiveHub

The Members’ GiveHub gives you the chance to apply for a grant on your chosen charity’s behalf and make a real difference to their work. Each successful application will see the chosen charity receive up to £10,000 directly from Nominet as a philanthropic grant. Please contact the Member Engagement team or visit the Member Hub for more information on how you can apply.

A symbol of trust

If you’re a member, you can display our logo on your website and printed materials to show you’re part of Nominet. Read up on our Terms of use and Membership Logo Usage Guidelines, then apply to use it through your Online Services account.

The Members’ Code

As a member of Nominet, you’ll have to follow our Members’ Code. This sets out the professional standards required for membership, as part of our commitment to make the internet a more trusted space.

Electing non-executive board members to the Nominet Board

As a member, you’ll have a say over who sits on the Nominet Board. Read more about your voting rights here, including the bye-law for electing non-executive directors. You can find out more about the elections process and recent results in our AGM section.


Ready to apply?

If you’d like to join Nominet, simply complete our application form and pay a one-off joining fee of £400 (plus VAT). There’s also an annual subscription charge of £100 (plus VAT) if you’d like to continue your membership.

The membership year runs from 1st August to 31st July. If you join after 1st February, your first year’s subscription charge will be reduced to £50 (plus VAT).

Apply to become a member