.EU domains are registered through EURid, EURid is the not-for-profit organization that operates the.eu and e.io top-level-domains. As a part of its ongoing commitment to data security, EURid has been certified with the ISO27001 security standard since 2013. EurID is also registered by the EU Ec-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), this shows a huge expression towards its environmental commitment. They also provide customer support in all 24 official languages of the European Union.
Why register a .EU domain?
- Show your European pride with the .eu extension.
- Be a part of a trustworthy, stable and secure online community.
- Show your customers that you possess a cross-border presence and are ain accordance with European law.
- EURid offers state of the art features like Registry Lock and DNSSEC. With .EU you can also multilingual online presence.
Who can register a .EU domain?
The .eu Regulation, published on 29 March 2019 in the Official Journal of the European Union, will repeal previous Regulations and enter into force from 13 October 2022.
On 12 June 2020, the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Committee approved the incorporation of the new .eu Regulation into the EEA Agreement.
All EEA countries have ratified the incorporation of the new .eu Regulation into the EEA Agreement, meaning that the citizenship criteria are extended to citizens of Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway as of 2 August 2021.
As of 2 August 2021, registration of a .eu domain name can be requested by any of the following:
- a citizen of one of the European Union Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein or, Norway, independent of their place of residence;
- a natural person who is not a citizen of one of the European Union Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway, but who is a resident of a European Union Member State, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway;
- an undertaking that is established in a European Union Member State, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway;
- an organisation that is established in a European Union Member State, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway without prejudice to the application of national law.
In accordance with the Accredited Registrar Agreement, you (the registrar) must ensure that each registrant meets all eligibility requirements to register or renew the domain name.
Furthermore, the Accredited Registrar Agreement prescribes that you (the registrar) must ensure that the registration data of a domain name displayed in the web-based WHOIS is at all times the data of the registrant, and not your data (unless you can demonstrate that the registrant of the domain name expressly requested otherwise).
Can I transfer my existing domain to Web World?
Before beginning the transfer process, you will need to ensure that your domain is properly set up for a transfer and that you have all of the required information. The process will vary depending on your domain provider, but there are general steps that are common between many registrars. Don’t worry. We can help you transfer your files, databases, and update all settings. You can contact us here and we will assist you.
Where can I register my .EU domain?