Billing Procedure

Affiliation terms are effective for one year. IRINN Affiliates are to renew their Affiliation every 12 months to keep the Affiliation account open.

Renewal reminder

An annual Affiliation renewal reminder is mailed to all IRINN Affiliates at around 30 days before the Affiliation expiry date.

Annual Affiliation fee calculations are based on the total number of IP addresses held under your account on the anniversary of your IRINN affiliate.


Upon Affiliation expiration

Renewal fee payment

Upon account expiration, the invoice for affiliation renewal, together with the payment instruction letter, is mailed to affiliates.

The Affiliation fee is based on the account's Internet resource holdings as of the Affiliation anniversary date

A hard copy of the invoice may also be obtained via MyIRINN under Administration > Billing history or upon request.

Payment guide

When paying affiliation fees: Please include the invoice number and affiliation account name in the payment details to avoid processing delays

To enable convenience and smooth transaction, payments to IRINN may be made to IRINN via various modes:

  • Cheque or Demand drafts drawn in favour of "National Internet Exchange of India"
  • Online Payments through Credit or Debit Card

All payments are due within 30 days of the affiliation expiry date, or upon receipt of the invoice. Failure to pay IRINN Affiliation fees will result in suspension of services and a withdrawal of all resources previously allocated.

In case of cheque getting bounced or dishonored, a charge of Rs. 250/- would be levied.

How do I return Internet resources?

Your annual affiliation renewal fee is directly related to the amount of Internet number resources you hold on your affiliation anniversary date.

If you wish to return your resource holdings, please contact the IRINN Helpdesk as soon as possible and provide details of the resources that need to be returned

Please note that the resources must be returned to IRINN before your affiliation renewal date to be eligible for a revision of your renewal fee.

Return of resources procedure

  • Keep your contact details up-to-date
  • To ensure your annual affiliate renewal invoice arrives at your billing department, it is important to keep your affiliate contact details up-to-date.
  • It is the responsibility of the affiliate to inform IRINN of any changes to their billing address and contact details
  • Late payment as a result of incorrect contact details is the responsibility of the affiliate.
  • Please contact us to update your contact details. Alternatively, affiliation can log in to view and update their billing and contact details via MyIRINN

Once IRINN receives your renewal fee payment, your affiliation status will be changed to OPEN and your affiliation account will be renewed again the following year.

Late payment procedure

i) Due Date – 30 days from the date of billing

ii) Reminder Policy – 15 days before due date, 7 days before due date and on due date.

iii) Grace period – 15 days grace period (after due date) will be given to the Affiliates during which he can seek re-connection without re-connection charges. During grace period, services will continue without break.

iv) Re-connection – Re-connection charges will be Rs.5000/- or 2% of the yearly charges whichever is more. For first 02 months no interest will be charged on the outstanding. From 3 rd month onwards, 12% interest will be levied on outstanding.

v) Retaining the Resources – Resources allocated to a dis-connected Affiliates will be reserved for six months from the date of billing after which IPs will be made free for sale in the open market as per Policy issued by APNIC from time to time.

Account Reactivation

An affiliate whose affiliation has been terminated for non-payment of outstanding dues may be returned the affiliation, if the defaulting affiliate pays a "Affiliation reactivation fee" of Rs 25,000 plus applicable taxes in addition to payment of the outstanding dues (w.e.f. 1st January 2019). This option is available for a limited period of three months after affiliation termination, after which time all previously allocated and assigned resources are subject to reallocation.