The Verified Top-Level Domains (vTLD) Consortium’s mission is to enhance public trust, online safety, and Internet commerce by promoting the unique value and increasing the awareness of verified domain name extensions as trusted channels for products, services, and communications online.

The Consortium is defined by:

  1. Shared commitment to building trust online and supporting global public safety;
  2. Proactive verification and monitoring processes; and
  3. Commitment to policy issues that impact consumer protection online.