Register your .de domain name

Register or transfer your domain name .de now

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

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

The « .de » Domain is administered and managed by the « Denic », the central registry and manager of all domain names on the Internet with the country code ending « .de ».

The registration and use of « .de » domain names are subject to clear rules.

Domain name registration « .de » :

For any registration request of a « .de » domain name, there are no residency requirements.

However, the applicant must provide a legal contact who can be reached in Germany. This person will hold the responsibility of receiving official and legal documents there.

In order to obtain the « .de » 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 « .de » 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 .de 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 change my registrar for a .de domain name ?

The Customer can request the transfer of the ".de" 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 three (3) days following the date of receipt of the request.