United Kingdom United Kingdom

.UK domain

Top-level domain for the United Kingdom.

This domain is listed in the categories: English, Europe, Top Country Domains, All
in the 1st year

General information about the .uk domain extension

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


New registration 1 year up to max. 10 years
Renewal 1 year
Duration of registration It takes up to one day to register the .uk domain
Notice period The notice period for termination is 6 days before the domain expires.

Special provisions if you want to buy a .uk domain

Domain length If you buy a 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.uk).
Residence The Owner has to be resident in:
  • United Kingdom

Furthermore, it should be considered

Because of the subsequent possibility to register a domain directly under .uk the owner of a co.uk domain has the "right-of-registration" of the same domain name under .uk. Entitled are all .co.uk domains which where registered before 2014-06-10 08:00 (UTC). The entitlement ends on 2019-06-10 07:59 (UTC). To check who has the "right-of-registration" please visit the .uk launch website or use whois to get this information.

Price information

New registration with hosting*) £0.00
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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*) offer is temporary and only valid in combination with a hosting product. Can only be claimed once per customer. Price reduction only viable during the first term. Costs for the following year according to the prices of the top level domains.