.COLOGNE Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .cologne from $11.84 per year all included.

.COLOGNE domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by NetCologne since May, 2014
Price: see the .COLOGNE price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .COLOGNE domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and also at the third and fourth place), the characters “ß”, “ä”, “ö” or “ü” will not be considered equivalent to “ss”, “ae”, “oe” or “ue”.
IDN (accented domain names): yes, German IDNs are supported
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domains: no


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP and URS
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, will not expire in less than 90 days, is older than 60 days and was not transferred the past 60 days. The successful transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail), and will renew the domain for 1 year.
Change of Ownership: available on our interface
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .cologne
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .cologne
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .cologne
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .cologne

Prices include Gandi's full range of services.

If you manage a larger portfolio of domain names, B to E rates are available with a discount of up to 50%.

Prices for United States, in $ (USD), for A rates. Change

Registration price/year 1 to 10 years $11.84
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $11.84
Transfer - $10.03
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $95.44

Have questions? Call us: 415-429-4923