.dk Domain Names
Creation date: 1987
Description: .DK is the official ccTLD of Denmark
(updated 7 times per day)
.DK domains at Gandi.netAccreditation: Gandi has been accredited by DK Hostmaster since October 2010.
Price: see the .DK price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts
Terms and ConditionsAssigning: .DK domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes
Registration period: 1 year
Third-level domains: no
Private domain registration: yes, available at the registry level under some conditions, for natural persons
ProceduresTechnical requirements: your registration application must specify at least 2 DNS approved by the registry (fill out this and correctly configured for the domain name, according to the registry's "zonecheck" (approved DNS / DNS registration form)
Registration: if you are a legal person, during your registration request you must provide:
- your CVR number if you are located in Denmark,
- your VAT number for other persons
Verification procedure: the Registry verifies the personal contact information of contacts associated to .DK domain names:
- for persons in Denmark: the Registry verifies your information with the information in the Danish Civil Registration Register (CPR-register) for individuals or in the Danish Central Business Register (CVR-register) for legal persons,
- for persons outside Denmark: the Registry carries out the validation process by sending you a letter to the address you have provided during your registration request.
If the Registry fails to validate your information, the Registry will delete your domain name.
Activation: the Registry sends you an email that allows you to activate your domain name. To do this, please log you on the Registry website (with your user ID and your password indicated in the Registry's email) and follow the steps (the full procedure is available in Danish only). If your domain name is not activated within the deadline given, it will be deleted by the Registry.
Change of DNS: if you want change your DNS, they must also be approved by the Registry, then please fill out the DNS change form on the registry's website. The Registry will send you a confirmation email requiring your approval.
Modification of the contact details: updating the contact information associated with a .DK domain name must be made by you via the Registry interface
Renewal: no later than 26 days before the expiration date
Disputes: Complaints Board
Transfer (change of Registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's new registrar, be sure that your domain name does not expire soon. In case of a transfer to Gandi, after launching your request on our website, please contact our customer service department to finalize the transfer (there is a special procedure).
Change of Ownership: please fill out the change owner form on the registry's website, print and sign it, then send it to the registry by postal mail, fax or email. Then, please contact our customer service department to finalize the owner change
Deletion process: the domain is released to the registry 25 days before the expiration date, no redemption period, no restore. See this table