.EU domain names .EU domain names

A .eu domain name is perfect if you conduct business in the European Union and want to target pan-European or cross-border audiences. Adding .eu to your domain portfolio will help you target your different audiences more effectively.

Why register .eu domains?

If you do operate in local, European and worldwide markets, you should protect your brand also by securing your .eu domain name.

  • Promote your presence in multiple European member countries
  • Acquire an easy to remember domain name focused on Europe
  • Engage with your audience in the European Union
  • Protect your brand and establish your brand identity

Who can register .eu domain names?

The registration of a .EU domain name is restricted to residents of the European Union, companies that have a registered office in the European Union, or businesses/organizations established in the European Union. Eligibility also extends to EEA members Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway. In order to register a .eu domain name, registrants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • An undertaking having their registered office, central administration or principal place of business within the European Community or
  • An organization established anywhere within the European Community or
  • A natural person resident within the European Community
In order to register a .eu domain name successfully, you need to have a .EU address for your domain Whois record.

How do I transfer my .eu domain name to you?

To initiate the transfer of a .EU domain name you will be asked to provide an authorization code (AuthID). You can obtain it from your current domain name's registrar. You must also ensure that the domain name is unlocked for transfer at the current registrar. Make sure you have access to the administrative email of your domain Whois record. You will receive approval email at that email address where you must reply back to the email to authorize the transfer. Once the transfer has been finalised, the domain name's expiration date is extended for a one year period starting from the date of the end of the transfer.