In this article, we will explain the policies regarding the European Union (.eu) ccTLD.
The reader is encouraged to understand all the concepts and terms outlined in the Basics before proceeding further with this article. In fact, this article is written on the premise that the reader is familiar with the terminology used.
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If necessary, refer to the Country-Code Domain Specifications article.
Consult the following link, where all EURid registration rules are stated: https://eurid.eu/en/register-a-eu-domain/rules-for-eu-domains/.
User Identity Validation
During the EURID registry’s verification of the validity of your registration request, you may be asked to validate your identity and contact informations. Otherwise, the domain would be deleted. It is therefore important to provide a valid email address and not to ignore the notice that EURID may send you in a message similar to this one :
Forbidden and reserved names
The EURid maintains a list of names that are not available for registration: https://eurid.eu/en/register-a-eu-domain/rules-for-eu-domains/list-blocked-names/.
Since March 29, 2019, the .eu TLD is available if the customer:
- is a citizen of the European Union, regardless of his place of residence;
- is a natural person who is not a citizen of the European Union and who resides in a Member State;
- is a company that is established in the European Union; or
- is an organization which is established in the European Union, without prejudice to the application of national law.
Member States of the European Union
As of February 2021, the member states are :
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Specifications of the Name Fields in the European Union “.eu” ccTLD
Domain Transfer Specifications
If a domain transfer is made, the expiration date becomes the date of the transfer plus one year.
For additional information, please refer to https://eurid.eu.