Is local company in Germany required?
No, it is not required to have a local company in Germany, in order to register a .DE domain name.
Is local admin contact in Germany required?
No, a local administrative contact in Germany is not required in order to register .DE domain names.
Are trademarks usable in Germany?
Unfortunately, neither a trademark application or registration in Germany or elsewhere will give specific access to register .DE domains.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
Offered IDN pattern include characters:
Are generic domains allowed for .DE?
How much time does it take to register .DE domain name?
Usually, it takes 1 day/s to register a .DE domain name in Germany. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the German domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .DE domains?
You are allowed to apply for .DE domain names with the minimum amount of 1 character.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .DE domains?
It is not possible to apply for .DE domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one German domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of German .DE domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS?
If you opt to use your own DNS, all specified name servers must be operative and respond authoritatively for the .DE domain.
Are there other domain extensions related to Germany?
Yes, there are more German extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for Germany below: