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.CO.UK domain

Top-level domain for the United Kingdom.

This domain is listed in the categories: English, Europe, Top Country Domains, All
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Useful information about .co.uk domains

Trends & General Information

Co.uk domain is the Internet country code top-level-domain of the United Kingdom and Norther Ireland. You may only buy and register your personal .uk web address as third level domain: This could be the above-mentioned co.uk domain, interesting especially for companies, the .me.uk domain, actually for general or personal use and the org.uk for public institutions and organizations. Buy and register a co.uk domain is very easy and comfortable: Only your personal information is required by easyname to register your desired domain in real time.

When choosing your personal co.uk domain, please check the following requirements: Between 3 and 63 characters are available, both numbers and hyphens are permitted Special characters are unfortunately not allowed, it is in you option to register pure numeric domains

General information about the .co.uk domain extension

Domain transfer .co.uk domain transfer is possible
Transfer auth-code No auth-code is required for the transfer of a .co.uk domain
Domain security You cannot set a transfer key to your .co.uk domain
Change of ownership Change of ownership is possible for .co.uk domains
Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Your .co.uk domain cannot contain special characters
Numeric domains A .co.uk domain may only contain numbers


New registration 1 year
Renewal 1 year
Duration of registration It takes up to one day to register the .co.uk domain
Notice period The notice period for termination is 6 days before the domain expires.

Special provisions if you want to buy a .co.uk domain

Domain length If you buy a co.uk-domain, it is allowed to have 3 - 63 signs.
Do not place hyphens at the beginning or at the end of a domain nor put 2 consecutive ones (e.g. aa--bb.co.uk).

Further information on .co.uk domains


The co.uk domain demonstrates clearly a business orientation: Particular British companies or those companies with cultural, ethnic or economic connection to Great Britain and Northern Ireland buy and register their personal co.uk domain. Most of co.uk domains are registered in the British territory, because this kind of domain offers great potential concerning search engine optimization (SEO): International search engines evaluate the co.uk domain really high precisely because it is one of the most popular top-level-domains worldwide. Visitors immediately recognize an English-language orientation with business focus at the requested page.

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British companies and individuals could choose some alternative ways to buy and register a matching domain: Besides the gb.net domain, in many cases the generic top-level-domains .com and .org are a great choice.


In November 2011, a study has been published which shows the enormous spread and popularity of the .uk domain: Nearly 10 million registered .uk domains make the British top-level-domain the fourth most popular domain extension worldwide.

The top-level-domain of the United Kingdom was introduced already in 1985. British company Nominet is responsible for administration. Further information and services are available on the website of the registry, which you can reach at www.nic.uk

Price information

New registration £12.90
Annual fee £12.90
Setup £0.00
Transfer (excluding annual fee) £12.90
Domain changes £0.00
Change of ownership £45.00

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