.eu Domain Names

.eu
Registry: EURid
Origin: Europe
Date of creation: 2005

Description: .EU is the official TLD of the European Union

Whois: http://www.whois.eu
(updated in real time)

Rules

.EU with Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by EURid since July 2005
Price: see .EU price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and conditions

Assigning: .EU domain names are open to:
- individuals residing within the European Union, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein,
- business having its registered office, central administration or principal place of business within the European Union, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein,
- organizations established within the European Union. Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes, Latin and Greek characters
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: no
Whois privacy: yes, by the registry for natural persons (except email address)

Procedures

Renewal: before the expiration date
Disputes: ADR
Transfer (change of Registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's new Registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (valid 40 days), and that the domain does not expire soon. The transfer must be confirmed by email and the registration period is extended by one year. Trade (changing the owner and the Registrar at the same time) takes place via the same procedure as transfer (the current owner must provide the authorization code obtained to the new owner who will submit it to the new Registrar)
Change of owner: available on our interface, the current procedure consists of sending a confirmation e-mail to the new and current owners of the domain name. The expiration date remains unchanged.
Deletion process: quarantine of 40 days, see this table
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