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Brief regulationsDomain .jp (Japan). Required local address and contact. We offer an Agent solution free of charge
All presented fees for .jp domains are Net value, tax excluded, and apply to 1 year upkeep
VAT tax in local rate will be applied to the subjects based in the European Union which are not registered as an active VAT EU entities and to all subjects from Poland
Information regarding registration of .JP domains
Full registration regulations for .JP domainsA local agent in Japan is required to register a .jp domain.
When registering a domain through us, you will receive the Local Agent service free of charge - our representative in Japan will act as the local administrative contact for the domain and will meet all the requirements of the Japanese name registry for you. No additional fees
How to register .JP domainIn order to register Japanese .jp domain name, enter your chosen domain, together with it's .jp extension in a search box above and check if it's available by clicking Search. You may also contact our Support directly and let us know the domain name you are interested in for manual check.
Frequently Asked Questions
for .JP domains
Are there any Japanese registry's restrictions in force when ordering .jp domain?
Yes. There are additional requirements for .jp domain registration. More detailed description of .jp ending limitations can be found in full regulations above or further down in our FAQ.
Mentioned restrictions do not apply if you or your company have chosen to register .jp domain with our organisation. When using our Local Agent service in Japan all .jp registry's registration requirements would be fulfilled - free of charge
The local agent for .jp domains allows you to register .jp domains without having a local address and a local administrative contact. The service is offered for free
Is the local company in Japan required in order to register .jp domain?
No. In order to buy .jp domain there is no need in having a local company registered in Japan
Is the local administrative contact in Japan required in order to register .jp domain?
Yes. To register .jp domain you need to assign local admin contact in Japan. Local administrative contact required. We offer it free of charge together with our local agent service for Japan
Do you offer a service that allows anyone to register domain in Japan despite local restrictions?
Yes. Our service called Local Agent in Japan will let you register .jp domain, fulfilling all Japanese registry's requirements - please contact us if you wish to know more about the Local Agent service
I already own Japanese trademark which is identical to my chosen .jp domain, or own any other active trademarks, would this help me in aquiring .jp domain?
No. Registered Japanese trademarks or other trademarks do not have any major impact on .jp domain registration possibilities in Japan. There is first-come, first-served basis
Can I register any domain name with .jp ending?
Yes. Any names are allowed within .jp zone (including generic and dictionary words), however registry in Japan may have a list of forbidden domains and registration of such names would not be possible
Can I register Japanese domain .jp with non-standard ASCII characters (IDN)?
No. Currently it is not possible to register .jp domains with non-standard characters outside ASCII alphabet.
If you still want to register .jp domain (IDN) with national non-standard characters, please contact us
What is the minimum and maximum length of a domain name with .jp ending?
Japanese domains must consist between the minimum 3 and maximum of 63 characters
Is there any limit in the amount of .jp domains that could be registered in Japan?
No. Domain registry in Japan allows an unlimited amount of registered .jp domains per single entity
Is there any way to check who is the owner of already registered .jp domain?
You could try to check whois server response in Japanese registry WHOIS database for chosen .jp domain
Our free .jp whois tool is available here:
The information regarding domains .jp in Japan presented on this page and .jp TLD prices are not an offer in the meaning of the Civil Code. Displayed data and Japanese .jp domain logo are for information purposes only.
In case of any questions or issues with .jp domain registration in Japan please contact us!
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Available payment methods
We accept the following payment methods for .jp domains:
- wire bank transfer
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- credit cards, online payments, PayPal