We’re a membership organisation with around 2,500 members. Nominet has a Board of twelve directors; four appointed non-executive directors (including the Chair), four non-executive directors elected by the members and four 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 full list of our members here.

Why join Nominet?

As a member of Nominet you receive the following benefits:

  • Access to the .UK zone file
  • A copy of our Annual Report and Accounts
  • Free attendance at events throughout the engagement programme
  • A link to your home page from the list of members on our website

If you are also a registrar

  • Discounted wholsesale 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
  • Access to UK Domain Categorisation (UKDC)
  • Promotions and Co-marketing

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

2018/2019 engagement programme

DateTimeEventLocationSign up
10th January 2019 13:30 - 14:30 Nominet’s Registrar Compliance Programme webinar with Juliette Dalitz, Head of Compliance and RiskOnlineRegister Now
24th January 2019 12:00 – 15:00 Cambridge Lunch Midsummer house Register Now
5th February 2019 14:00 - 15:00 Member engagement update webinar with Leanne Kenny, Member Engagement Lead and Ruth Henderson, Member Engagement Executive OnlineRegister Now
7th February 2019 12:00 – 15:00 Liverpool Lunch The London Carriage Works Register Now
14th February 2019 14:00 - 15:00 Strategy update webinar with Russell Haworth, CEO and Mark Wood, Chair OnlineRegister Now
14th March 2019 18:00 – 21:00 Dublin Dinner Chapter One Register 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.

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.

Member webinars

We have a dedicated space for our member webinars, allowing you to watch them at your leisure. Our webinars are on a wide variety of topics, from business updates to GDPR.

Nominet member webinars

This is password protected, so please contact us to gain access.

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