FAQ for domain names in .COOKING and Food & Gastronomy
Is local company in Food & Gastronomy required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Food & Gastronomy in order to get a .COOKING domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Food & Gastronomy?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Food & Gastronomy to register a .COOKING domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Food & Gastronomy?
Unfortunately, access to .COOKING domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Food & Gastronomy or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .COOKING IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .COOKING domains?
No restrictions, but generally the Food & Gastronomy domain authority might have a list of blocked/reserved names (i.e., geographic, political and other names) which cannot be registered.
How long does it take to register a .COOKING domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 1 day to register a .COOKING domain in Food & Gastronomy. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Food & Gastronomy domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .COOKING domain name can consist of?
Applications for .COOKING domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .COOKING domain name can consist of?
Applications for .COOKING domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Food & Gastronomy domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Food & Gastronomy .COOKING 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 .COOKING domains.
Are there other TLDs related to Food & Gastronomy available?
Yes, there are other Food & Gastronomy 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 Food & Gastronomy below: