Register your .uk domain name

Register or transfer your domain name .uk now

First things first, what is a «.UK» extension ?

The domain « .uk » is a top-level Internet domain that refers to the Internet space reserved for The United Kingdom. It belongs to a list of “Country Code Top Level Domains” (CCTLDs), as defined by the ISO-3166 standard.

Direct registrations on the .UK short domains have been available since June 2014. Before the .

UK was introduced, .CO.UK became the world's fourth most popular domain extension, second only to .COM, .DE and .NET.

The registration and use of « .uk » domain names are subject to clear rules. Also, you should add to your knowledge that « .uk » is administered by the Nominet registry.

Domain name registration « .uk » :

For any registration request of a « .uk » domain name, there are some requirements or restrictions that you have to meet. In fact, « .uk » domain names can only be registered and accessed by british citizens, businesses, organizations and community groups.

In order to apply for a .UK domain name registration, a valid postal address in the United Kingdom is required. An address located in the following British colonies can also be accepted: Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. Please note that mailboxes cannot be accepted.

Thereby, to obtain the « .uk » domain name that you wish for, you have to check if it’s available first. Then, once it is available, you must register it with a minimum period of one year.

Are you ready to register your « .uk » domain name ?

Registration, Renewal, Transfer… All you need to know about the processes !

How do I register a .de domain name ?

To register your .de domain name, you must first check the availability of your domain name. Once it is available, you can start your procedure via the registration form available on the website.

How do I renew a .uk domain name ?

You can easily renew the domain yourself from the client area on your personal account.

Genious Communications undertakes to inform the Customer of the expiration of his domain name thirty (30) days and ten (10) days before the expiration date with an additional reminder five (5) days after the expiration date.

However, you can always contact your registar if you have any difficulties following up the renewal process.

How do I transfer a .uk domain name ?

The Customer can request the transfer of the ".uk" domain name at any time, as long as the terms of the Domain Name Decision and terms of this Agreement are respected.

In order to do so, the Customer may ask Genious Communications for the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key to verify the ownership of the domain. Genious Communications commits to provide this code within a few days following the date of receipt of the request.