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.IE Domain (Ireland)

37,73 € / year 1)
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.IE is Ireland's official Internet domain name extension.

Managed by IEDR (the Irish domain registry), it provides Irish individuals and businesses with a simple and memorable way to connect with their customers online using a local .ie domain.

The .ie domain extension is Ireland's official top-level domain and is therefore a must-have for any Irish website. Whether your company is based in Ireland or you just want to promote your Irish products online, the .ie domain is a great way to attract and target your audience.

Domain characteristics

General Information for the domain extension .ie - Ireland

Meaning of Extension .ie is the official country domain (ccTLD) from Ireland.
Minimum and maximum length 1 - 63 characters
Time of registration In real-time
Time of transfer In real-time
Registrar Transfer Yes, with Auth-Code
Trade Yes
Premium Domains Yes
Whois Privacy No
DNSSEC Supported Yes (DS)
Renewal Period 1Y, 2Y, 3Y, 4Y, 5Y, 6Y, 7Y, 8Y, 9Y, 10Y
Registration Period 1Y, 2Y, 3Y, 4Y, 5Y, 6Y, 7Y, 8Y, 9Y, 10Y
Cancellation Period 7 Day(s)
Renewal On Transfer Yes
Term transfer on Transfer No
No local contact needed
Privacy Level Caution advised: The personal data will be transferred to an EU jurisdiction or a jurisdiction that provides an adequate level of data protection according to the EU, however in most cases the WHOIS is exposed. In some cases, we do not know what will happen and how the registry in that country will treat the data of your customer, so in doubt consult a lawyer if you register domains for your customers. See GDPR chapter 5 and GDPR Article 49 for more information.
Registry Connection Directly
Transfer lock has to be removed before a transfer can be started
Manual renewal possible
Number of nameservers allowed 2 - 5
Registration needs additional paperwork
The domain terms for .ie domains can be found at:


The owner of a .IE domain must basically fulfill 2 conditions.

  • Business relationship with Ireland

  • Relationship to the domain name

For this, the registry requires the following documents, which will be requested after receipt of the order.

1. extract from the commercial register

2. proof über relations of the owner to Ireland

  • A. If business relations with Ireland exist one of the following:

    - Copies of invoices evidencing trade with Ireland

    - professional brochure showing a significant intention to trade with Ireland



  • B. If the domain name corresponds to a registered trade name of the holder:

    - Trademark certificate (Irish trademark, OHIM or WIPO)

3. proof of the relationship between the owner and the domain name

  • A. If the domain name corresponds to the company name:

    - Extract from the commercial register (see 1.)



  • B. If the domain name corresponds to the brand name:

    - Brand certificate (see 2.B.)



  • C. If the domain name corresponds to a product name:

    - written statement of the reference in English

API Details

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  • domain:transfer
  • domain:trade
1* Prices may differ for premium domains. These are attractive domain names that require higher prices from the registry. In this case, the premium price is displayed or we will notify you promptly by e-mail. You then have the right to cancel the order.