Authorization letter template: Federal
[Federal agency letterhead]
.Gov Domain Registration
c/o Verisign, Inc.
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston, Virginia 20190
To the .gov Program:
As authorizing authority for [Agency Name], I request that responsibility for the domain name [___________.gov] be delegated to my organization.
[Briefly describe your agency’s mission or initiative that drives the domain name request, explaining what the domain name will be used for.]
In order to obtain and maintain [___________.gov] [Agency Name] will meet the general and specific requirements for federal agencies, found at https://home.dotgov.gov/registration/requirements.
The following will be listed as contacts for [___________.gov], which [Agency Name] will keep up to date in the .gov registrar.
[Administrative and technical contacts are named individuals and must be unique; a security contact should generally be a team email address.]
Security contact [required for the executive branch]
I understand that if I wish to retire [___________.gov], I must submit a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org.