.SPORT regulations synopsis:
.SPORT can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not necessary. In order to register a .SPORT domain, the owner must have nexus to the sport community at the time of registration and thereafter.The domain name must be related to the owner’s name or sport-related activities.
Annual domain charge: EUR 474.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.
There are no restrictions for registering a .SPORT domain name. .SPORT can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not required.
FAQ for domain names in .SPORT and Sport & Hobbies
Is local company in Sport & Hobbies required?
A local company is not required for registration of .SPORT domains.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Sport & Hobbies?
A local administrative contact is not required for registration of .SPORT domains.
Are trademarks applicable in Sport & Hobbies?
No trademark is required in order to register a .SPORT 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?
You can register .SPORT domain names with non-ASCII characters in Sport & Hobbies.
No IDN pattern is currently available.
Are generic domains available for .SPORT domains?
There are no limitations for generic domain names with .SPORT. However, the .SPORT registry has a short list of premium, reserved and banned names which can not be registered at the moment.
Is the .SPORT domain price guaranteed?
So long as the domain name is a normal .SPORT, then the price will not change. However, the .SPORT registry has a short list of Premium names at a higher price. Please see other FAQ item regarding Premium names.
What is a Premium .SPORT name?
The .SPORT registry has a short list of Premium names registered at a substantially higher annual fee level. These are typically short and well known dictionary words, well known company names, 1-2-3 letter words and numbers etc.. At the moment we are not able to live-check for such Premium classification. We therefore ask you to either contact us beforehand at Contact us
, or file the application, whereafter we will check for its status before continuing. Should the domain prove to have a higher price level, we will inform you whereafter you can either go ahead with the new price level or cancel your application at no cost.
How long does it take to register a .SPORT domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than [RegTime] to register a .SPORT domain in Sport & Hobbies. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Sport & Hobbies domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .SPORT domain name can consist of?
Applications for .SPORT domain names with less than [MinLength] characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .SPORT domain name can consist of?
Applications for .SPORT domain names with more than [MaxLength] characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Sport & Hobbies domain name?
Registration of multiple .SPORT 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 .SPORT domains.
Are there other TLDs related to Sport & Hobbies available?
Yes, there are other Sport & Hobbies 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 Sport & Hobbies below: