.uk domain names



.UK is the official ccTLD of the United Kingdom.

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • LiveDNS nameservers Anycast + DNSSEC
  • 10,000 aliases and forwarding addresses

Why .uk?

Launch your website using the official Top Level Domain for British businesses online.

A .uk domain name is perfect for UK businesses regardless of sector or size. From local businesses to international ones who want to keep a British touch — the perfect .uk domain is out there for everyone. A .uk identity for your business contributes to brand awareness. Plus, there is a wide variety of domain names to choose from that are still available.

Get your .uk website online and start getting visitors right away.

The availability of domain names ending in .uk enables you to find a short and memorable name that is easy for your visitors to remember. Google favors .uk websites in results for people searching in the UK, and consumers will also trust a website with a country code top-level domain more. In fact, 7 out of 10 UK consumers prefer to click on websites ending in .uk.* source: ‘Trust & Awareness Research 2021, conducted by Yonder on behalf of Nominet’

Advantages of a website with .uk.

  • Gain the trust of your customers with an official top-level domain.
  • Advertise your geographic location with a .uk ending to your web address.
  • Make it easy for consumers to remember you and therefore mention you on social media.
  • Get better positioned on search engines for searches in the UK.
  • Offer UK consumers products and services from overseas businesses.

.uk domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years



  • Does not change the expiration date



per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 60 days after the domain's expiration date - £11.99
Pricing Options Prices for United Kingdom, taxes included, in £ (GBP)

Other prices and periods


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Owner Change


Does not change the expiration date

Period before release

Pending Delete

2 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .uk domain names

Creation date


Related Contract

View the .uk contract

.UK domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Nominet since March 2006.

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .UK are open to anyone.

Syntax: From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place).

IDN (accented domain names): No.

Registration period: 1 to 10 years.

Second-level extensions: Yes, Gandi provides .CO.UK, .ORG.UK and .ME.UK.


Renewal: Deactivation of the domain name 30 days after expiration, late renewal possible during 60 days after deactivation of the domain name.

Disputes: DRS.

Transfer (change of Registrar): The process is started with the current registrar, by replacing their registrar tag with Gandi's, which is: GANDI. Make sure that the domain name does not have a TransferProhibited status (ClientTransferProhibited status does not prevent to make the transfer via your registry account). Then, within 5 days, the transfer must be initiated from our website and validated by email. The transfer does not change the expiration date of the domain name.

Change of Ownership: Available on our interface, the 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: No quarantine period.

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