Get yourself a .re domain name
The .re domain ending was created in 1997 as the official domain ending for Réunion, one of France's overseas departments. While this domain name was made especially for individuals and organizations (including businesses) on the island of Réunion, it's possible register a .re domain name if you're from anywhere in the European Union: like .fr, .re is managed by the Association française pour le nommage Internet en coopération (Afnic).
Expand your reach overseas with a .re domain name
You can register a .re domain name if you're from any country in the European Union, but also Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, or Iceland, whether you're an individual or an organization, including businesses, for anywhere between one and ten years. Why miss out? A .re domain name is secure, and governed by Afnic's naming policies, which guarantee quality of technical services, but also respect for the rights of third parties and the public interest.
Today, more than 32,000 businesses or individuals have a .re domain name, which provides them with real visibility in Réunion, but also in the surrounding region.
A solid level of stability and performance for .re
Because .re is managed by Afnic, it has the same high level of stability and performance — and also security — that .fr does, which is why it enjoys an excellent reputation with many businesses. DNSSEC, a protocol that ensures the integrity of DNS responses, is also available on .re.
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Rules and particularities of .re domain names
.RE domain names at GandiAccreditation: Gandi has been accredited by AFNIC since March 2004 and has managed .RE domain names since November 2005.
Terms and ConditionsAttribution: .RE is open to individuals over 18 years old and organizations that reside within the European Economic Area or Switzerland. Individuals must indicate their information of birth. We strongly suggest that organizations fill out the company identification fields (VAT number, SIREN, WALDEC, DUNS, etc.) as this will facilitate any verification that AFNIC might perform at a later date.
The same eligibility conditions apply to the administrative contact
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or hyphen (other than in the first or last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes
Registration period:1 to 10 years
Second-level extensions:no, the subdomains were abandoned or confided to various organizations
ProceduresReserved domain names:names and terms subject to additional particular conditions and to AFNIC prior review (Naming Charter Article 2.4):
- domain names previously reserved or prohibited (list not exhaustive) open to applicants that justify a legitimate right and act in good faith
- names beginning with "ville-", "mairie-", "agglo-", "cc-", "cg-", "cr-" subject to AFNIC naming conventions rules
Renewal:domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 28 days following the expiration date
Disputes: Dispute resolution policy, SYRELI
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not expire soon. A transfer usually takes 8 days (22 days if the losing registrar refuses the transfer request). The new expiration date of the domain name will be 1 year after the effective date of the transfer, to which will be added, if applicable, the additional years for which your domain name was registered (excluding the current year during the transfer).
Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the procedure consists in email confirmation by both current and new domain name owner. Expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see the table
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