Rules and particularities of .ευ domain names
.ευ with Gandi.netAccreditation: Gandi has been accredited by EURid since July 2005
Terms and conditionsAssigning: .ευ (xn--qxa6a) domain names are open to:
- individuals residing within the European Union, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein,
- individuals having their citizenship in an European Union Member State,
- business having its registered office, central administration or principal place of business within the European Union, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein,
- organizations established within the European Union, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.
Please note: from October 31st 2019, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union, therefore, natural or legal persons residing in the United Kingdom will no longer be eligible for .EU, except natural persons who are citizens of the European Union.
In the framework of opening of .ευ extension, the Registry has allocated to the current holders of a .EU domain name in Greek characters the domain name corresponding in .ευ free of charge for 3 years. At the end of this 3 years period, .EU domain names in Greek characters will be definitively deleted.
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes, Greek characters only
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Second-level extensions: no
ProceduresRenewal: before the expiration date
Transfer (change of Registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's new Registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (valid 40 days), and that the domain does not expire soon. The transfer must be confirmed by email and the registration period is extended by one year. Trade (changing the owner and the Registrar at the same time) takes place via the same procedure as transfer (the current owner must provide the authorization code obtained to the new owner who will submit it to the new Registrar)
Change of owner: available on our interface, the current 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:quarantine of 40 days, see this table