Knowledge Base

The process described below is required if the registrars plan to register domains with claims.

Please note that Trademark Clearinghouse is not a Donuts Service and that any questions related to accessing their system need to be directed to them, please find their contact information in the table below.

12013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement Executed
2Registrar requests token from customer service at The request must include GURID (IANA ID) TMDB contact information (name and email address) Request should come from Registrar Primary Contact via Primary Contact email address. Other sources may be considered if adequately explained.
3ICANN Customer Service provides a token to the TMDB contact
4Registrar uses the TMDB website to create user credentials using the token
5User credentials are emailed to theTMDB contact email address
6Registrar completes testing (TMDB Test Services) in the TMDB site
7IBM certifies successful completion of testing & notifies Registrar and ICANN
8Registrar is free to contract with
new registries
9ICANN GDD Operations updates the Certified Registrars List
10Questions? Contact