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
a 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 £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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200 MB web space
Unlimited e-mail addresses
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