.NRW Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .nrw from $52.59 per year all included.
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    .nrw is a local extension indented for use in the promotion of the Germain federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia

.NRW domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Minds and Machines since December, 2014
Price: see the .NRW price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .NRW domain names are open to :
- individuals with residence in the postal code area of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia; or
- individuals that have place of business in connection with self-employment or freelance work in the postal code area of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia; or
- entities that have place of business in the postal code area of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes, German scripts are supported
Registration period: 1 year during Sunrise and from 1 to 10 years during General Availability
Second-level extensions: 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 online via our website. The expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .nrw
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .nrw
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .nrw
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .nrw

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 $52.59
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $52.59
Transfer - $44.57
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $52.59