.es domain names


the .ES extension is the official ccTLD of Spain

It includes

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

Why .es?

What are the advantages of registering a .es domain name?

Created in the early days of the internet in 1988, .es is Spain's geographic domain ending: it uses the first two letters of the country's name in Spanish (España). However, .es domain names are available to people well beyond the borders of Spain and registering one doesn't require fulfilling any particular condition, except, of course, that the domain name should still be available. Businesses, organizations, and individuals can still purchase one without having a direct connection to Spain.

An opening to the Spanish-speaking world with a .es domain name

The .es domain ending is very effective if you have some kind of link to Spain or Latin America, where Spanish is spoken in nearly all countries. By registering a .es domain name, you open the door to a market of more than 47 million individuals in Spain, most of whom have internet access, and an even larger market in Latin America, where nearly 430 million people speak Spanish.

Cultivate your business identity with a .es domain name

For most European internet users as well as Latin Americans, the .es domain ending has a trustworthy reputation in terms of digital security and no one will hesitate to visit your website. A .es domain name can also help you promote your business in Spanish-language search engine results.

.es domain prices




per year
  • From 1 to 2 years: €12.00
  • From 3 to 5 years: €10.20



  • Does not change the expiration date



per year
  • From 1 to 5 years
Pricing Options Prices for France, taxes excluded, in € (EUR)

Other prices and periods


10 days after the late renewal period


the first year, then renewal at normal price

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Rules and particularities of .es domain names

Creation date

Related Contract

View the .es contract

.ES domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by RED.ES since September 2008

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .ES domain names are open to anyone having interests in or ties with Spain
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (other than in first or last position).
IDN: yes
Registration period: 1 to 5 years
Second-level extensions: .com.es, .org.es and .nom.es


Registration: The administrative, technical and billing contacts must be individuals.
Renewal:no later than 7 days before the expiration date
Disputes: domain resolution policy
Contacts change: for any contact change you need to provide proofs of identity
Change of owner: please contact our customer service department
Change of Registrar: the process is started with the new registrar. The administrative contact will receive an email from the registry, asking to validate or deny the transfer within 10 days. If you don't valid the transfer within this time period, it will be automatically canceled. The domain name expiration date does not change.
Deletion process: quarantine of 10 days, see this table

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