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

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.

2020 Engagement programme

4th November 202013:30 - 14:30Virtual Coffee Break OnlineRegister Now
3rd December 2020TBCChristmas EventOnline
9th December 202010:00 - 11:00Virtual Coffee Break OnlineRegister Now
7th January 202113:30 - 14:30Virtual Coffee Break OnlineRegister Now
16th February 202110:00 - 11:00Virtual Coffee Break OnlineRegister Now
24th March 202113:30 - 14:30Virtual Coffee Break 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.

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.

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