Browse and register domain names in .EU extension without physical presence in Europe

Registration of European domains with local trustee, Local Presence Service provided

.EU regulations synopsis:

Applicant must be located within the European Union or EFTA. EuropeID provide a Local Presence/Trustee service at no additional cost for applicants located outside this geographical area.

Registration charge: USD 0.00
Annual domain charge: USD 71.00
Annual Local Presence/Trustee Service charge (if applicable): USD 0.00

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

Full regulations for .EU

Applicant must be located within the European Union or EFTA. EuropeID provide a Local Presence/Trustee service at no additional cost for applicants located outside this geographical area.

FAQ for domain names in .EU and Europe
Is local company in Europe required?
YES
Applicant must be located within the European Union or EFTA. EuropeID provide a Local Presence/Trustee Service for registrants outside this area. At no additional cost.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Europe?
NO
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Europe to register a .EU domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Europe?
NO
Trademark is not necessary in order to register a .EU domain name.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
YES
You can register .EU domain names with non-ASCII characters in Europe.
No IDN pattern is currently available.
Are generic domains available for .EU domains?
N/A
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in Europe. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .EU domain.
How long does it take to register a .EU domain name?
1 day/s
Usually, it does not take longer than 1 day to register a .EU domain in Europe. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the European domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .EU domain name can consist of?
3
Applications for .EU domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .EU domain name can consist of?
63
Applications for .EU domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one European domain name?
YES, unlimited
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of European .EU domain names.
Are there other TLDs related to Europe available?
YES
Yes, there are other European 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 Europe below:

Proxy service for European .EU domain names

Please notice that the Proxy Service for Europe is offered at no charge!
If you have no local representation in Europe, but wish to register a .EU 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 European 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 .EU domains.

Acceptable types of .EU domain:

Domain names associated with your company name, products, services and trademarks can all be registered through our Proxy Service for .EU 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 Europe:

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

User Certificate for European Proxy domains:

Upon the registration of the .EU 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 Europe - 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 European 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 .EU domain names, by registering matching trademarks in Europe.

Warehousing of European .EU domain names with Proxy Service is not allowed!

It is expressly not permitted to use our Proxy Service for .EU 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 .EU domain names with Proxy Service is not permitted!

If you are planning to send out massive amounts of e-mails from your .EU 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 European 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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.EU domain names .EU domains

Domain suffix: .EU
Country: Europe
Location: Europe
.EU info rating:
4.8 / 5 in 43 votes
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Applicant must be located within the European Union or EFTA.

Applicant must be located within the European Union or EFTA. EuropeID provide a Local Presence/Trustee service at no additional cost for applicants located outside this geographical area.

.EU domain names pricing:

1 Year registration: USD 71.00
Trustee/Proxy service fee: USD 0.00
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Do you require additional information?

If you need more information or have questions about the .EU domain registration or transfer, please contact us at or via phone on: +44 (0) 208 133 3994.

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