prop-095: Inter-RIR IPv4 address transfer proposal

Proposal text prop-095-v003

This is a proposal to allow and define a mechanism for the transfer of IPv4 address space between APNIC account holders and organizations in other RIR region(s), providing that the counterpart RIR has a policy that allows transfers of address space with APNIC account holders.

Current status Implemented.

Tomohiro Fujisaki


Fuminori Tanizaki, Masaru Akai, Toshio Tachibana, Akira Nakagaw

Relevant forum Policy SIG
Previous versions prop-095-v001
Status at other RIRs

ARIN: Policy proposal 119, "Globally Coordinated Transfer Policy," is currently on the ARIN Address Council's docket for development and evaluation.

There is no similar policy or proposal in the AfriNIC, LACNIC or RIPE regions.

Proposal history
25 January 2011 Submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
22 February 2011 Version 2 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
24 February 2011 Reached consensus at APNIC 31 Policy SIG with revised text.
1 March 2011 Version 3 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list.
1 March – 26 April 2011 Version 3 in final eight-week comment period.

6 May 2011

Endorsed by APNIC EC.

9 August 2011 Implemented