FAQ for domain names in .SE and Sweden
Is local company in Sweden required?
Anyone can register any number of domain names. However, it is necessary that each registrant provide the Registry with an ID number. Business registrants will need to supply the company registration number, whereas private registrants must provide either their social security number, ID card or passport number or the equivalent document. Companies registered within the European Union must also provide a valid EU VAT number.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Sweden?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Sweden to register a .SE domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Sweden?
Trademarks are not required for .se registration. However, it is also possible to register a trademark under the designated second level TLD tm.se.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
The following characters are included in the IDN pattern offered:
Are generic domains available for .SE domains?
No restrictions. The domain authority has a list of geographic, political and other names that are blocked/reserved and thus cannot be registered.
How long does it take to register a .SE domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 1 day to register a .SE domain in Sweden. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Swedish domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .SE domain name can consist of?
Applications for .SE domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .SE domain name can consist of?
Applications for .SE domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Swedish domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Swedish .SE domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS in advance?
You do not have to configure your Domain Name Server ahead of time for .SE domains.
Are there other TLDs related to Sweden available?
Yes, there are other Swedish 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 Sweden below: