About .de domains

Select a category below to get information about price, terms and restrictions, registration details, privacy protection and more for .de domains.
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 and restrictions
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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 (not a PO Box) located in Germany from the owner contact.

Terms of Service

Registration information Details Learn more
Expiry 3 days before .de domains expire three 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

About domain transfers to Google Domains

A new registration for one year is required to transfer this domain ending. Your current registration will end once the transfer is complete.

Transfer authorisation required No This indicates if the current registrant requires authorisation to complete a transfer. If so, the current registrant receives a verification email.
Auto-renew timing versus expiry date 15 days before the expiry 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.
Expiry 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 3 days

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
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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, and 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) No N/A
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