Brief regulationsDomain .ruhr (Germany). Local contact in Germany required
If you are willing to use our local presence in Germany, Local Agent fee occurs during the registration and then annually when renewing your domain
All presented fees for .ruhr domains are Net value, tax excluded, and apply to 1 year upkeep
VAT tax in local rate will be applied to the subjects based in the European Union which are not registered as an active VAT EU entities and to all subjects from Poland
Information regarding registration of .RUHR domains
How to register .RUHR domainIn order to register German .ruhr domain name, enter your chosen domain, together with it's .ruhr extension in a search box above and check if it's available by clicking Search. You may also contact our Support directly and let us know the domain name you are interested in for manual check. If you cannot fulfill registry's requirements for .ruhr domains in Germany and you would like to use our Local Agent service for Germany, please contact us and let us know all your chosen domains within .ruhr zone
Frequently Asked Questions
for .RUHR domains
Are there any German registry's restrictions in force when ordering .ruhr domain?
Yes. There are additional requirements for .ruhr domain registration. More detailed description of .ruhr ending limitations can be found in full regulations above or further down in our FAQ.
Mentioned restrictions do not apply if you or your company have chosen to register .ruhr domain with our organisation. When using our Local Agent service in Germany all .ruhr registry's registration requirements would be fulfilled
Is the local company in Germany required in order to register .ruhr domain?
No. In order to buy .ruhr domain there is no need in having a local company registered in Germany
Is the local administrative contact in Germany required in order to register .ruhr domain?
Yes. To register .ruhr domain, German local contact address must be assigned
Do you offer a service that allows anyone to register domain in Germany despite local restrictions?
Yes. Our service called Local Agent in Germany will let you register .ruhr domain, fulfilling all German registry's requirements - please contact us if you wish to know more about the Local Agent service
I already own German trademark which is identical to my chosen .ruhr domain, or own any other active trademarks, would this help me in aquiring .ruhr domain?
No. Registered German trademarks or other trademarks do not have any major impact on .ruhr domain registration possibilities in Germany
Can I register any domain name with .ruhr ending?
Yes. Any names are allowed within .ruhr zone (including generic and dictionary words), however registry in Germany may have a list of forbidden domains and registration of such names would not be possible
Can I register German domain .ruhr with non-standard ASCII characters (IDN)?
No. Currently it is not possible to register .ruhr domains with non-standard characters outside ASCII alphabet.
If you still want to register .ruhr domain (IDN) with national non-standard characters, please contact us
What is the minimum and maximum length of a domain name with .ruhr ending?
German domains must consist between the minimum 2 and maximum of 63 characters
Is there any limit in the amount of .ruhr domains that could be registered in Germany?
No. Domain registry in Germany allows an unlimited amount of registered .ruhr domains per single entity
Is there any way to check who is the owner of previously registered .ruhr domain?
You could try to check whois server response in German registry WHOIS database for chosen .ruhr domain
Our free .ruhr whois tool is available here:
The information regarding domains .ruhr in Germany presented on this page and .ruhr TLD prices are not an offer in the meaning of the Civil Code. Displayed data and German .ruhr domain logo are for information purposes only.
In case of any questions or issues with .ruhr domain registration in Germany please contact us!
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Available payment methods
We accept the following payment methods for .ruhr domains:
- wire bank transfer
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- credit cards, online payments, PayPal