Browse and register domain names in .DE extension in Germany

Registration of German domains with EuropeID

.DE regulations synopsis:

Registration charge: EUR 0.00
Annual domain charge: EUR 87.00

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

FAQ for domain names in .DE and Germany
Is local company in Germany required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Germany in order to get a .DE domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Germany?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Germany to register a .DE domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Germany?
Unfortunately, access to .DE domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Germany or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?

The following characters are included in the IDN pattern offered:
Are generic domains available for .DE domains?

How long does it take to register a .DE domain name?
1 day/s
Usually, it does not take longer than 1 day to register a .DE domain in Germany. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the German domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .DE domain name can consist of?
Applications for .DE domain names with less than 1 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .DE domain name can consist of?
Applications for .DE domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one German domain name?
YES, unlimited
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of German .DE domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS in advance?
If you choose to use your own DNS, all specified name servers must be operational and respond authoritatively for the .DE domain.
Are there other TLDs related to Germany available?
Yes, there are other German 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 Germany below:

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: .DE
Country: Germany
Location: Europe
.DE info rating:
4.8 / 5 in 180 votes
Rate information:

.DE domain names pricing:

1 Year registration: EUR 87.00

Payment options:

Accepted payment methods for .DE domain names include Visa, Master Card, JCB, DanKort, PayPal, Visa Electron, Maestro, UnionPay, American Express, RuPay, BC, Diners Club International, Discover, Elo, Troy and wire transfer.

Visa Master Card jcb DanKort Paypal
Visa-e Maestro Unionpay American Express RuPay
Bc  Diners Club International Discover Troy
wire transfer
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If you need more information or have questions about the .DE domain registration or transfer, please contact us at or via phone on: +44 (0) 208 133 3994.

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