AFRINIC's IPv4 transfer process allows for intraregional transfers only, and transfers due to mergers or acquisitions. To initiate the transfer as a recipient, the organization must be an AFRINIC member and sign the Registration Services Agreement. The recipient must also justify the need for IPv4 resources. The transferring organization must be the rightful owner of the resources, cannot request IPv4.
The African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) is one of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) responsible for allocating internet number resources within Africa. Serving the African continent, AFRINIC ensures the balanced distribution of IP addresses, Autonomous System Numbers (ASN), and other essential internet resources. As an independent entity, AFRINIC emphasizes transparency, collaboration, and a community-driven governance structure. Background and Formation.