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The smooth running of the Internet depends on the involvement of those who give their input on membership and policy issues. And there are many ways to get involved, online and in person.

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Get involved in RIPE

RIPE is a forum open to all parties interested in wide area IP networks. The objective of RIPE is to ensure the administrative and technical coordination necessary to enable the operation of the Internet.

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Upcoming Events

The RIPE community carries out much of its work through mailing lists, but face-to-face meetings are equally important. The RIPE NCC facilitates a range of meetings for different audiences.

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Membership Information

Our members can benefit from a wide range of membership services, such as training and Internet analysis tools, that the RIPE NCC provides to help organisations with their technical operations. The RIPE NCC also carries out coordination activities that allow members to discuss issues of common interest online and at events throughout its service region.

Become a Member

If your organisation needs IPv6 address space and AS Numbers, and/or makes assignments to End Users or customers, you should become a RIPE NCC member. While we have run out of IPv4 addresses, eligible RIPE NCC members can normally request a single /24 allocation via our IPv4 Wai

Become a Member

LIR Basics for Members

This page outlines the steps you need to take in order to take advantage of all the services that the RIPE NCC has to offer.

LIR Basics

Billing, Costs and Fees

The membership fee is based on the current RIPE NCC Charging Scheme, which was approved by the membership at the RIPE NCC General Meeting.

Billing and Fees

List of RIPE NCC Services

View the list of services offered by the RIPE NCC

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Mailing Lists

The RIPE NCC offers several mailing lists for its members to stay up to date with news and announcements and to discuss topics of interest with other members.

Mailing Lists for Members

General Meetings

The RIPE NCC holds a General Meeting (GM) twice a year - in spring and in autumn. If you are a member, you have the right to attend the GM, vote on resolutions and vote to elect members of the Executive Board.

General Meetings

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Updated Approach to IPv6 Transfer Requests

We will now prioritise enforcing policy requirements when evaluating IPv6 allocation transfer requests.

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2024 APNIC Survey

Global stakeholders are invited to contribute to the 2024 APNIC Survey, open until 5 July 2024.

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RIPE Policy "IPv4 Address Allocation and Assignment Policies for the RIPE NCC Service Region" Updated

It is now possible to change the status of an IPv4 allocation object in the RIPE Database from "ALLOCATED PA" to "ALLOCATED-ASSIGNED PA".

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Retiring ns.ripe.net: No New Delegation Requests

We have stopped accepting new delegation requests with "ns.ripe.net" as of 17 June 2024 as part of our steps to retire ns.ripe.net.

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RIPE NCC Quarterly Sanctions Transparency Report (Q2 2024) Published

Our latest Quarterly Sanctions Transparency Report (Q2 2024) is now available.

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RIPE Cooperation Working Group Interim Session on Europe's Digital Infrastructure and Regulation

Join an interim session organised by the RIPE Cooperation Working Group on Thursday, 6 June.

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