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Written by: 
Kirsty Holmes
31 January 2017

Registry operator Deutsche Vermögensberatung Aktiengesellschaft DVAG has announced the launch schedule for its new restricted gTLDs .xn--vermgensberatung-pwb (.VERMÖGENSBERATUNG - German for ‘financial advice’) and .xn--vermgensberater-ctb (.VERMÖGENSBERATER - German for ‘financial advisor’) as follows:

Sunrise opens

Sunrise closes

Sunrise Type

General Availability



End Date Sunrise
(not first-come, first-served)


During the Sunrise Phase, trade mark rights holders meeting the eligibility requirements below may register their domain names provided that the term applied for is in the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), with multiple applications for the same domain resulting in an auction.
Under General Availability, domains may be registered by all those meeting the eligibility requirements below on a first-come, first-served basis.


Eligibility Requirements
Domains under both TLDs are restricted to financial advisors who are verified members of the Bundesverband Deutscher Vermögensberater e.V Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Domain registrants will be required to provide the following information within 14 days:

  • Full legal name
  • Business name
  • Business address
  • Business phone
  • Business email
  • Proof of identity necessary to establish that the applicant is a member of the Bundesverband Deutscher Vermögensberater e.V Frankfurt am Main, Germany (and any updates on an ongoing basis)
  • Proof of business license pursuant to § c, f and i Gewerbeordnung

Privacy/proxy services are not permitted for these TLDs.
The registry will routinely monitor the use of domains to ensure that the content displayed thereon is in accordance with good practices for financial advisors.
Domains are available in ASCII, as well as the German Ä, Ö and Ü characters and with from 1-63 characters.
Should you wish to place an order, or for further information, please contact your Client Manager or