Bulk access to whois data

Bulk access to whois data, including domain objects, is available under an Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). This restricts the uses to which whois data may be applied. Requestors must sign the AUP agreement and lodge it with APNIC. Contact the APNIC Helpdesk for assistance.


To request access to the Whois data for bulk download, please complete and return the APNIC whois data acceptable use agreement.

Restricted rights to the APNIC Whois Database

Except for agreed Internet operational purposes, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording, or otherwise, without prior permission of APNIC on behalf of the copyright holders. Any use of this material to target advertising or similar activities are explicitly forbidden and will be prosecuted. APNIC requests to be notified of any such activities or suspicions thereof.

Spam and hacking

If you have a question relating to spamming or hacking activity, please see About network abuse and spamming.

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