Qualification for an IPv6 Provider Independent (PI) Assignment:
To qualify for a direct assignment, the organisation must become a RIPE NCC member or have a similar contractual relation with the RIPE NCC (to be defined by the board) and must demonstrate a need for an allocation of IPv6 address space.
PI IPv6 Assignment Size to End User Organisations:
The minimum size of the assignment is /32. However, a larger assignment can be provided if duly documented and justified.
Subsequent Assignment Size to End User Organisations:
Whenever possible, further assignments will be made from adjacent address blocks, but only if duly documented and justified.
Assignment 'Super Block':
Assignments will be allocated from a separate 'super block' to allow LIRs to filter them, if required.
Expiry for Assignments:
Assignment blocks made under this proposal to address Multihoming issues must be returned to the RIPE NCC after a maximum period of three years. The three year period will run from the date that an alternative technically valid and deployable solution becomes available and is accepted by the Internet community. Any organisations that want to avoid renumbering would, at this time, be able to opt to become an LIR, if they qualify, and be allocated the same prefix.