This is the first stage of the liberalization process of a domain extension. In this stage, only trademark owners can apply for a domain.
If you want apply for a domain in this stage, you must obtain a Trademark Clearinghouse validation code. If you do have a trademark, but not the validation code, please send and email
Note that registration of a domain name in this stage is subject to registry confirmation. If there is more than one applicant for the same domain name during Sunrise, an auction will be held at the end of this phase in order to determine to whom the domain name is awarded.
If dont have a trademark or a trademark clearing code, you can pre-register
you domain before the General Availability stage begins.