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Domain .FR

French domains .fr



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Brief regulations

Domain .fr (France). Required EU presence. We offer an Agent solution free of charge

All presented fees for .fr 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 .FR domains

Full registration regulations for .FR domains

Any company or individual residing within the European Union as well as in Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein can hold a .FR domain.

We offer local presence solution (Local Agent) for subjects outside of the allowed states - free of charge.

How to register .FR domain

In order to register French .fr domain name, enter your chosen domain, together with it's .fr 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.

How to transfer domain .FR

Transferring .fr domains affects the expiry date of the domain. It resets the expiry date of the domain and sets a new expiry date: 1 year from the transfer date. It is therefore worth transferring .fr domains close to their expiry date.

To transfer .fr domain you need to provide us the AuthInfo code, also known as EPP code. You should obtain it from your current domain supplier.
During the transfer process DNS and owner contact details remain unaffected.
You can ask for more information regarding transferring procedure of domain names in France via our contact form.

To transfer your domain name with .fr ending, simply use our transfer form which can be found at Transfer in.

Frequently Asked Questions
for .FR domains

faq domain .fr
Are there any Afnic registry's restrictions in force when ordering .fr domain?

Yes. There are additional requirements for .fr domain registration. More detailed description of .fr 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 .fr domain with our organisation. When using our Local Agent service in France all .fr registry's registration requirements would be fulfilled - free of charge

Is the local company in France required in order to register .fr domain?

Yes. The address of the domain owner and the address of the administrative contact within the EU or ESWH are required. If the applicant is unable to provide any of the required addresses, our local agent can be used

Is the local administrative contact in France required in order to register .fr domain?

Yes. To register .fr domain, French local contact address must be assigned

Do you offer a service that allows anyone to register domain in France despite local restrictions?

Yes. Our service called Local Agent in France will let you register .fr domain, fulfilling all French registry's requirements - please contact us if you wish to know more about the Local Agent service

I already own French trademark which is identical to my chosen .fr domain, or own any other active trademarks, would this help me in aquiring .fr domain?

No. Registered French trademarks or other trademarks do not have any major impact on .fr domain registration possibilities in France. There is first-come, first-served basis

Can I register any domain name with .fr ending?

Yes. Any names are allowed within .fr zone (including generic and dictionary words), however registry in France may have a list of forbidden domains and registration of such names would not be possible

Can I register French domain .fr with non-standard ASCII characters (IDN)?

No. Currently it is not possible to register .fr domains with non-standard characters outside ASCII alphabet.
If you still want to register .fr domain (IDN) with national non-standard characters, please contact us

What is the minimum and maximum length of a domain name with .fr ending?

French domains must consist between the minimum 3 and maximum of 63 characters

Is there any limit in the amount of .fr domains that could be registered in France?

No. Domain registry in France allows an unlimited amount of registered .fr domains per single entity

Is there any way to check who is the owner of previously registered .fr domain?

You could try to check whois server response in French registry WHOIS database for chosen .fr domain

Our free .fr whois tool is available here:
Whois .FR

Are there any other French alternatives for the .fr TLD?

Yes. In France there are being used also the following internet names:

The information regarding domains .fr in France presented on this page and .fr TLD prices are not an offer in the meaning of the Civil Code. Displayed data and French .fr domain logo together with Afnic registry logo are for information purposes only.

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Data for .fr prepared by: Intername
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In case of any questions or issues with .fr domain registration in France please contact us!

Other French domains

Alternative domain endings in France:

French domains .alsace .alsace 45,00 €
French domains .corsica .corsica 45,00 €
French domains .paris .paris 45,00 €

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Available payment methods

We accept the following payment methods for .fr domains:

  • wire bank transfer

    alior  EUR
    50 2490 1057 0000 9902 7930 1211

    alior  USD
    06 2490 1057 0000 9901 7930 1211

    mbank  PLN
    65 1140 2004 0000 3502 5243 0196

  • credit cards, online payments, PayPal

    online payments