FAQ7: No .GOLD TLD Restrictions

We found there are NO usage restrictions for .GOLD domains. They are freely obtained on a first come first serve basis and can be used anytime by anyone for any activity. 

Registrar Statements:
ICANN and the world's largest domain registrars, GODADDY and NAMECHEAP, all indicate that anyone can freely secure and use .GOLD TLDs.

ICANN : ".GOLD is an active TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 24 March, 2015 and is managed by Donuts (June Edge, LLC).The TLD reached General Availability July 08, 2015."'

GODADDY World's largest registrar  c/w 84,000,000 domains):
"Who can register .GOLD domains? 
Anyone can register .GOLD domain names on a first-come, first-served basis."

NAMECHEAP  (World's second registrar  c/w 20,000,000 domains)"
"Is a .GOLD domain extension right for me?  
The .GOLD TLD is perfect for businesses such as jewelers, banks, and gold-to-cash businesses, as well as metallurgical scientists, bloggers, currency analysts, and collectors. Clubs and organizations can also use .GOLD as a recognizable destination for their top-tier members."

Mandatory Domain Reputation Check:
Prior to 'parking' the domain at our broker, we verify the reputation of the domain against GOOGLE's Web Risk Links.[info]. We encourage you to perform these checks yourself on any domain you own or are planning to acquire.[8]