In this article, we will explain the policies regarding the United Kingdom country-code TLD .uk.
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.
You should know that .co.uk is the original British domain name. It is an excellent choice for businesses in the UK. In addition:
- .uk is a shorter version of .co.uk for businesses and individuals.
- .org.uk is ideal for charities, fundraising and social causes.
- .me.uk is ideal for personal blogs, portfolios, hobbies and talents to share.
Specifications of the Name Fields in the United Kingdom “.uk” ccTLD
The Registrant Type field helps categorize the type of organization. It must contain the following information:
|IND||UK Individual (representing self)|
|LTD||UK Limited Company|
|PLC||UK Public Limited Company|
|LLP||UK Limited Liability Partnership|
|STRA||UK Sole Trader|
|RCHAR||UK Registered Charity|
|IP||UK Industrial/Provident Registered Company|
|GOV||UK Government Body|
|CRC||UK Corporation by Royal Charter|
|STAT||UK Statutory Body|
|OTHER||UK Entity (other) — UK Entity that does not fit into any of the above (e.g. clubs, associations, many universities)|
|FIND||Non-UK Individual (representing self)|
|FOTHER||Non-UK Organization (other)|
You must enter the Company ID Number in the “co-no” field.
Domain Name (Registrant Name)
The Registrant Name field is used to indicate the company or individual in whose name the domain name is registered. It must contain at least 4 or more characters, of which 3 or more must be letters.
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