Organizations that request IP addresses (IPv4, IPv6) directly from LACNIC become members with access to various benefits. They can also apply to join as adhering members.

Being a LACNIC member comes with various benefits, rights, and a series of technology services.

Organizations that receive IP address space or ASNs either directly from LACNIC or indirectly through NIC Brasil and NIC Mexico become LACNIC members and are included in the Active A category.

In addition to Active A members, member categories also include founding and adhering members.

Active A Members

Those who receive IP address space directly from LACNIC or indirectly through national registries NIC Brazil and NIC Mexico. Also those who have received address space from ARIN corresponding to address space allocated to LACNIC and who apply for admission.

Active Founding Members
  • AHCIET (the Ibero American Association of Research Centers and Telecommunications Companies)
  • CABASE (the Argentine Chamber of Databases and Online Services)
  • CGI-Br (the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee)
  • eCOMLAC (the Latin American and Caribbean Federation for Internet and Electronic Commerce)
  • ENRED (the Network Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean)
  • NIC-Mx (NIC Mexico)
Adhering members
  • Organizations based in the Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC) region or those that carry out their activities mainly in LAC, are involved in Internet development or Internet service providers, make a relevant contribution to Internet-related policies in the region, agree with the goals of LACNIC, and apply for admission.
  • Organizations that manage IP addresses, which are not part of the address space allocated to LAC but are geographically located in the LAC region.
  • Any person, company or institution designated as such by the decision of the LACNIC Member Assembly in recognition of their activities in the furtherance of LACNIC's goals.
  • Any individual or entity with “legal person” status who makes a significant financial contribution to support LACNIC.
  • Organizations that receive only an ASN do not become LACNIC members.


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