Why should you consider a .eu domain name?
The .eu domain ending was approved by ICANN and introduced to the internet's root zone in 2005 before being opened to the public in 2006 and accounted for one million registrations from day one. In the following year, the annual registration rate surpassed 8%. Since then, .es has remained popular with the number of registrations stablizing over time. Today, .eu is one of the most popular domain endings and attracts both businesses and private individuals.
An opportunity to show your link to Europe with a .eu domain name
The .eu domain ending has a built-in international dimension in that it represents all the countries of the European Union, and its name allows you to easily identify your platform with the EU. Covering 27 countries and a market of more than 500 million internet users, .eu allows those who adopt it to show their European character and develop their business across national boundaries.
Promote your openness to the world with a .eu
The .eu domain ending is renowned internationally, even beyond the boundaries of the EU, and has a reputation for being very trustworthy. Less widely known than .com, you can still easily find a fitting domain name. Today, thousands of businesses use it in a variety of areas, including clothing, luxury goods, spirits, etc.
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Rules and particularities of .eu domain names
.EU with Gandi.net
Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by EURid since July 2005.
Terms and conditions
Assigning: .EU domain names are open to:
- Individuals residing within the European Union, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein,
- Individuals having their citizenship in an European Union Member State, or from 2 August 2021 in 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.
Registration period: 1 to 10 years.
Second-level extensions: No.
Renewal: Before the expiration date.
Transfer (change of Registrar): The process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code (valid 40 days). The transfer renews the domain name for one year.
Change of owner: Available on our interface, the procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date remains unchanged.
Deletion process: Quarantine of 40 days, see this table.
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