.GROUP regulations synopsis:
.GROUP can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not necessary.
Registration charge: USD 0.00
Annual domain charge: USD 49.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is provided at no additional cost.
No restrictions apply for registering a .GROUP domain name. .GROUP can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not necessary.
FAQ for domain names in .GROUP and People & Lifestyle
Is local company in People & Lifestyle required?
A local company is not required for registration of .GROUP domains.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in People & Lifestyle?
A local administrative contact is not required for registration of .GROUP domains.
Are trademarks applicable in People & Lifestyle?
No trademark is required in order to register a .GROUP domain. Trademark holders who wish to protect their intellectual property during and after the launch of new gTLDs should consider registering their trademark(s) with the Trademark Clearinghouse. The service includes preventive warning notices to would-be violators of your trademark, notification of violations as well as access to early bird Sunrise registration ahead of other registrants. For more information please see Trademark Clearinghouse Managed Submission
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
IDN characters available in French, Spanish and German.
No IDN pattern is currently available.
Are generic domains available for .GROUP domains?
There are no limitations for generic domain names with .GROUP. However, the .GROUP registry has a short list of premium, reserved and banned names which can not be registered at the moment.
How long does it take to register a .GROUP domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 0 days to register a .GROUP domain in People & Lifestyle. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the People & Lifestyle domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .GROUP domain name can consist of?
Applications for .GROUP domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .GROUP domain name can consist of?
Applications for .GROUP domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one People & Lifestyle domain name?
Registration of multiple .GROUP names is allowed. There are no limitations.
Do I have to configure my DNS in advance?
You do not have to configure your Domain Name Server ahead of time for .GROUP domains.
Are there other TLDs related to People & Lifestyle available?
Yes, there are other People & Lifestyle 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 People & Lifestyle below: