I need address space. Do I need to become a RIPE NCC member?

If you require a /32 or larger of IPv6 address space, need to make end user assignments and access member only services you should become a RIPE NCC member, also known as an LIR.

If you are a small Internet Service Provider (ISPs) or end site, you can obtain an IPv6 address space assignment or sub-allocation from an upstream provider, known as an LIR to ISP allocation. If you do not make assignments to customers, you may also qualify for an IPv6 PI assignment. An IPv6 PI assignment can be requested through a RIPE NCC member. This means that you do not need to become a RIPE NCC member to obtain IPv6 address space. Please note that you can only obtain up to a /29 via an LIR to ISP allocation.

See "IPv6 Address Allocation and Assignment Policy" for more information about IPv6 allocations and assignments.

If you require IPv4 address space and access to member only services you should become a RIPE NCC Member. Please note that RIPE NCC members may receive a one-time /22 (1,024 IPv4 addresses) allocation only if they have already requested an IPv6 allocation.

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