RIR Transfer Policy Guide

Criteria ARIN RIPE APNIC
Date Registry Reached Final /8 Expected Q3, 2013 September 14, 2012 April 11, 2011
Number of Tranfers 358 (8.2-8.4 thru March 2013) Unavailable. Policy proposal exists that would show monthly aggregate data. 138 as of March 2013
Trafficking Restrictions The buyer must justify the supply it receives based upon no more than 24 months of utilization. The seller cannot have received space from ARIN in the 12 months prior to the sale and cannot receive space from ARIN for 12 months after the sale. The buyer cannot re-allocate complete or partial blocks of the same address space to another Local Internet Registry (LIR) for 24 months. The buyer must justify the supply it receives according to current RIPE policies. The buyer must justify the supply it receives, and it can receive up to 12 months of utilization.
Needs Assessment of Recipient (Buyer) The buyer must justify both existing allocations and the amount transferred (up to 24 months of utilization). The buyer cannot transfer an allocation to another, related entity without justifying the need for space using the current needs-based policies (80% utilization requirement). The buyer must justify both existing allocations and the amount transferred (up to 12 months of utilization can be justified).
Fees The seller pays a one-time transfer fee in addition to normal fees associated with all addresses held. No transfer fee mentioned. Re-allocated blocks are no different fro teh allocations made directly by the RIPE NCC. The buyer pays a transfer fee in addition to normal fees