Guide to the APNIC Second Opinion Request form

The APNIC Second Opinion Request form will help navigate through the steps required to seek APNIC’s approval to:

  • Make assignments or sub-allocation of IPv4 address space to customers that exceed the LIR’s Assignment Window
  • Assign multiple or additional IPv6 /48s to a single customer

Before you start

Please be aware that:

  • For each type of request, you must submit a separate request form.
  • Only APNIC Members may use this form.

If you are an APNIC Member, but have forgotten your account name, please contact You will need to provide details of the name and location of your organization.

How to get help

Click where you see Help for specific help with this form.

Saving your work

You can save your work on this form at any time by clicking on the “Save” button at the bottom of the page you are working on. All the details you have entered will be securely saved on APNIC’s server.

You will be asked to create a password that is to be used for returning to your saved work.

When you save your work, you will be emailed a URL which will allow you to access the information you have saved and continue to complete the request.

Please note, your details will be held on the APNIC server for a maximum of 14 days.