Do you meet the criteria to receive APNIC resources?
Before applying for numeric Internet resources, you should refer to the associated policies to determine if you are eligible to receive them.
IPv4 requests will be assessed under Part 2 of the APNIC Internet Number Resource Policies.
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IPv6 initial delegation criteria
Automatic qualifications for IPv6 addresses if you have IPv4 addresses
|APNIC Members with IPv4 but no IPv6 automatically qualify for an appropriately sized block of IPv6 addresses.|
Members who already hold IPv4 address space will not pay any resource application fees.
|[APNIC-127] APNIC Internet Number Resource Policies|
Qualification if you don’t have IPv4 or want more than the minimum allocation size
Members receiving only IPv6 address space will:
- Need to qualify under allocation criteria described in the tables below
- Need to pay the annual membership fee and a non-refundable IP resource application fee.
Members who already hold IPv4 space and are applying for more than the minimum IPv6 allocation size will not pay any resource application fee.
Minimum initial allocation size
To also qualify for an initial allocation of IPv6 address space, an organization must meet one of the two following criteria:
|Section 9.2 of APNIC|
Internet Number Resource Policies
Allocation of /32 or greater
|Section 9.1 of APNIC Internet Number Resource Policies|
|Experiment documented in:|
Please contact the APNIC Helpdesk for more information.
|Section 5.7. of the APNIC Internet Number Resource Policies|
More information on Experimental allocations
|APNIC provides four policies under which organizations can receive portable assignments for the organization’s infrastructure.||[APNIC-127] Section 10.0 APNIC Internet Number Resource Policies|
Already have IP address space and want more?
|Subsequent allocations of IPv4 or IPv6 address space depend on certain criteria being fulfilled in accordance with relevant address management policies.|
|If you wish to receive additional IPv4 or IPv6 assignments, you can, provided you meet the criteria for one of the three portable assignment policies.|