Brief regulationsDomain .uk (United Kingdom). Required local admin contact. Offered free of charge
All presented fees for .uk 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 .UK domains
How to register .UK domainIn order to register British .uk domain name, enter your chosen domain, together with it's .uk 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
for .UK domains
Are there any British registry's restrictions in force when ordering .uk domain?
Yes. There are additional requirements for .uk domain registration. More detailed description of .uk 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 .uk domain with our organisation. When using our Local Agent service in the United Kingdom all .uk registry's registration requirements would be fulfilled - free of charge
Is the local company in the United Kingdom required in order to register .uk domain?
No. In order to buy .uk domain there is no need in having a local company registered in the United Kingdom
Is the local administrative contact in the United Kingdom required in order to register .uk domain?
Yes. To register .uk domain, British local contact address must be assigned
Do you offer a service that allows anyone to register domain in the United Kingdom despite local restrictions?
Yes. Our service called Local Agent in the United Kingdom will let you register .uk domain, fulfilling all British registry's requirements - please contact us if you wish to know more about the Local Agent service
I already own British trademark which is identical to my chosen .uk domain, or own any other active trademarks, would this help me in aquiring .uk domain?
Yes. Registered British trademarks or other trademarks significantly changes .uk domain registration possibilities in the United Kingdom
Can I register any domain name with .uk ending?
No. Unfortunately you are not allowed to register any domain you wish within .uk zone (including generic and dictionary words). Domain registry in the United Kingdom has a list of forbidden domains and registration of such names is not possible
Can I register British domain .uk with non-standard ASCII characters (IDN)?
No. Currently it is not possible to register .uk domains with non-standard characters outside ASCII alphabet.
If you still want to register .uk domain (IDN) with national non-standard characters, please contact us
What is the minimum and maximum length of a domain name with .uk ending?
British domains must consist between the minimum 3 and maximum of 63 characters
Is there any limit in the amount of .uk domains that could be registered in the United Kingdom?
No. Domain registry in the United Kingdom allows an unlimited amount of registered .uk domains per single entity
Is there any way to check who is the owner of previously registered .uk domain?
You could try to check whois server response in British registry WHOIS database for chosen .uk domain
Our free .uk whois tool is available here:
Are there any other British alternatives for the .uk TLD?
Yes. In The United Kingdom there are being used also the following internet names:
The information regarding domains .uk in the United Kingdom presented on this page and .uk TLD prices are not an offer in the meaning of the Civil Code. Displayed data and British .uk domain logo are for information purposes only.
In case of any questions or issues with .uk domain registration in the United Kingdom please contact us!
Other British domains
Available payment methods
We accept the following payment methods for .uk domains:
- wire bank transfer
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- credit cards, online payments, PayPal