.EG domain name registration without physical presence in Egypt

Egyptian domains with trustee service, Local Proxy Service available

.EG regulations synopsis:

Restricted. Egyptian companies and owners of Egyptian trademarks are allowed to register second level .EG domain names, www.company.eg or www.trademark.eg. Trademark owners do not need to have a local representation. Local contact persons are also necessary. However, EuropeID will provide this at no cost through our Trustee/Local Presence service for .EG domain names.

Registration charge: USD 0.00
Annual domain charge: USD 249.00
Annual local presence/trustee charge: USD 0.00

DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.

Full regulations for .EG

Restricted. Egyptian companies and owners of Egyptian trademarks are allowed to register second level .EG domain names, www.your-company.eg or www.your-trademark.eg. Trademark owners do not need to have a local representation. If you own multiple trademarks, you are free to register multiple domain names.



Local contact persons are also necessary. However, EuropeID will provide this at no cost through our Trustee/Local Presence service for .EG domain names.

FAQ for domain names in .EG and Egypt
Is local company in Egypt required?
YES
Applicant must be either an Egyptian company, or own an Egyptian trademark (both foreign and national trademark owners are eligible). The domain name must be identical to company name or trademark.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Egypt?
YES
We will offer local contact persons as part of the registration process. This service is provided free of charge.
Are trademarks applicable in Egypt?
YES
Owners of Egyptian trademarks, including foreign trademark holders, may register identical domain names. The trademarks can be registered through the Egyptian Trademark Registry or WIPO.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
NO
Registration of .EG IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .EG domains?
NO
Generic names are permitted, providing they are identical to a registered Egyptian company name or trademark. All company names and trademarks qualify. Domain names cannot be in violation of traditional and conventional ethics and moral values, or offend religion. They further cannot match names of countries or cities. Domain name speculation, buying/selling/leasing domain names, is not permitted.
How long does it take to register a .EG domain name?
14 day/s
Usually, it does not take longer than 14 days to register a .EG domain in Egypt. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Egyptian domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .EG domain name can consist of?
3
Applications for .EG domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .EG domain name can consist of?
22
Applications for .EG domain names with more than 22 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Egyptian domain name?
YES, unlimited
Any additional domain names must be connected with either company name or trademark.
Are there other TLDs related to Egypt available?
YES
Yes, there are other Egyptian domain extensions available at EuropeID. Some of them might not have the local presence requirement and may be unrestricted. Please check the available domains for Egypt below:

Proxy service for Egyptian .EG domain names

Please notice that the Proxy Service for Egypt is offered at no charge!
If you have no local representation in Egypt, but wish to register a .EG domain name, simply select Local Presence/Proxy Service while placing your order.

If you choose to take advantage of our Local Presence/Proxy Service for Egyptian domains, EuropeID itself, our local branch office or a local representative designated by us will become the legal holders and administrative contacts of the pertinent .EG domains.

Acceptable types of .EG domain:

Domain names associated with your company name, products, services and trademarks can all be registered through our Proxy Service for .EG domain names. If you are seeking to register domains relating to gambling, erotic content, chat, advertising or similar name categories, such domain names must be pre-approved on an individual basis and may incur a higher service charge. Please contact us in advance at .

DNS choice for Egypt:

All the domain names within .EG may be hosted on your own name servers. If you do not specify anyname servers, we will provide DNS for your Egyptian domain names free of charge.

User Certificate for Egyptian Proxy domains:

Upon the registration of the .EG domain names, we will forward to you a User Certificate which describes your rights and the terms under which we are providing the Proxy Service for Egypt - including that you will be regarded the legitimate user of the domain names, with full authority to specify technical settings and to control the usage of the domain.

If you wish to review a sample User Certificate, please e-mail us at . Some of the terms of use of the Local Presence/Proxy Service are also refered to in our general terms of business at Terms & Conditions

Limitations:

EuropeID will be providing the Local Presence/Proxy Service as is, and cannot guarantee against unforeseen interference or discontinuance of service. We cannot be held responsible for any losses sustained by our clients, whether directly or indirectly, even if we have been notified of the possibility of such losses or damages.

Register the Egyptian trademark!

There may always be risks involved with using a local presence or proxy service such as this. We strongly advise that our clients reinforce the legal standing of their .EG domain names, by registering matching trademarks in Egypt.

Warehousing of Egyptian .EG domain names with Proxy Service is not allowed!

It is expressly not permitted to use our Proxy Service for .EG domain names for the purpose of trading domain names. Certain generic type domain names can be considered as exceptions, in which case an agreement must be made in a written form between ourselves, prior to the registration of the domain name.

Spamming using your .EG domain names with Proxy Service is not permitted!

If you are planning to send out massive amounts of e-mails from your .EG domain with Proxy Service (over 50 recipients at once), you must notify us in advance and seek prior approval.

If you need more information concerning Proxy Service for Egyptian domain names, or wish to review a draft User Certificate, please get in touch with our support team.

How to transfer domain names to EuropeID?

Required info:

  • List the domains you wish to have transferred to EuropeID into the box
  • Enter your name and email address
  • Press Send. A representative from EuropeID Support will contact you in order to process the domain transfer request

Additional info:

  • If you have Authorisation Codes ready, include these. If not, you can provide them later
  • If possible and relevant, please unlock the domains, so they are ready for transfer
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Domain suffix: .EG
Country: Egypt
Location: Africa
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Available to Egyptian companies and owners of Egyptian trademarks.

Restricted. Egyptian companies and owners of Egyptian trademarks are allowed to register second level .EG domain names, www.company.eg or www.trademark.eg. Trademark owners do not need to have a local representation.



Local contact persons are also necessary. However, EuropeID will provide this at no cost through our Trustee/Local Presence service for .EG domain names.

.EG domain names pricing:

1 Year registration: USD 249.00
Trustee/Proxy service fee: USD 0.00
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If you need more information or have questions about the .EG domain registration or transfer, please contact us at or via phone on: +44 (0) 208 133 3994.

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