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About .de domains

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Type Price Learn more
Yearly registration $7 USD Buy a domain
Fee to restore an expired or removed domain $15 USD Restore a domain
Terms & restrictions
Terms & restrictions Details Learn more
Registrar of record Key Systems Understand your registrar of record
Registry DENIC About registries
ccTLD Yes - Germany Country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) are generally used or reserved for a country, sovereign state, or dependent territory.
Restrictions Yes
DENIC might request a valid address (no P.O. Box) located in Germany from the owner contact.
Registration information Details Learn more
Expiration 3 days before .de domains expire 3 days before the anniversary date of the registration.
Maximum registration period One year This is the maximum number of years that you can manually add to your domain registration.
Transfer purchase requirement One year
To transfer this domain ending, a new 1-year registration is required. This replaces your current registration, and begins when the transfer completes.
Transfer authorization required No This indicates if the current registrant requires authorization to complete a transfer. If so, the current registrant receives a verification email.
Auto-renew timing versus Expiration date 15 days before the expiration date If you have auto-renew turned on, this is the number of days before or after your registration expires that Google Domains attempts to process an auto-renew payment.
Auto-renew grace period Zero days When you enable auto-renew, this is the number of days after your registration expires that you have to update your payment method until your service is disrupted.
Expiration disruption period Zero days If you don't have auto-renew turned on and your registration expires, you'll have a certain number of days before your service is disrupted.
Renewal grace period 2 days before the expiration date
When your domain expires, you have a certain number of days to renew the domain for another year.
For more details about price, go to the price section above.
Restoration grace period 30 days
After the renewal grace period, you have a certain number of days to restore the domain for another year. After that time, it becomes available to the public for registration.
For more details about price, go to the price section above.
Availability wait period 30 days When a domain is deleted, you must wait a certain number of days before the domain is available to the public for registration.
Privacy information
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Privacy protection allowed No
About privacy protection. Contact information of individuals is hidden from WHOIS by default.
Privacy protection provider N/A N/A
Domain name system (DNS) information
DNS information Details Learn more
Domain name supports non-ASCII characters. For example, À, É, Î, or グ. Yes IANA Repository of IDN Practices
Number of characters in a domain name 1–63 The domain name characters can be letters, numbers, or a combination of both. The character length applies only to the domain name. It doesn’t include the domain ending, such as .com and .net.
Number of name servers 2–13 Manage domain name servers
Supports Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) Yes. Keys and name servers must pass validation at the DENIC Nameserver Predelegation Check site. Use DNSKEY for DNSSEC
Algorithm Yes Can be: 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14

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