.KR regulations summary:
Local presence required. Web Solutions further offer a Trustee Service for .KR domains, if you have no presence in Korea. The Trustee Service is free of charge.
Registration fee: USD 350.00
Annual domain fee: USD 350.00
Annual Local Presence/Trustee Service fee (if required): USD 0.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.
.KR full regulations:
Applicant must be a Korean based entity or person. However, Web Solutions offer an trustee/agent solution for clients which does not have a local office. If you opt for the agent solution, then Web Solutions agent in Korea will become the legal holder of the domain name. The agent service is free of charge.
Is local company in Korea, South required?
Copy of Company registration in Korea with proof of company address in both English and Korean languages is required for registration. For personal registrations, Korean ID card. A local administrative contact with a valid phone number is also required. Alternatively, you are welcome to select our Trustee service for .KR domains.
Is local admin contact in Korea, South required?
A Korean based administrative contact is mandatory. This can also be provided as part of our Trustee service for .KR domains.
Are trademarks usable in Korea, South?
Unfortunately, neither a trademark application or registration in Korea, South or elsewhere will give specific access to register .KR domains.
Does Web Solutions offer an agent solution?
The Trustee service is all-inclusive, and will include both local registrant and administrative contact. It is free of charge.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .KR IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .KR?
There are some restrictions on the type of domain names allowed in Korea, South. Please contact us beforehand, if you are planning to apply for a generic type .KR domain.
How much time does it take to register .KR domain name?
Usually, it takes 3 day/s to register a .KR domain name in Korea, South. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the South Korean domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .KR domains?
It is not possible to apply for .KR domain names with less than 3 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .KR domains?
It is not possible to apply for .KR domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one South Korean domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of South Korean .KR domain names.
Are there other domain extensions related to Korea, South?
Yes, there are more South Korean extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for Korea, South below:
Trustee service for South Korean .KR domain names
Please note that the Trustee Service for Korea, South is offered free of charge!
If you have no local presence in Korea, South, but would like to register a .KR domain name, simply select Local Presence/Trustee Service during the order process.
If you opt to take advantage of our Local Presence/Trustee Service for South Korean domain names, Web Solutions itself, its local branch office or a local agent assigned by us will become the legal holders and administrative contacts of the relevant .KR domains.
Acceptable .KR domain types:
Domain names related to your company name, products, services and trademarks can all be registered via our Trustee Service for .KR domain names. If you are planning to register domains relating to gambling, chat, erotic content, advertising or similar name categories, such names must be pre-approved individually and may incur a higher service charge. Please email us in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DNS choice for Korea, South:
All the .KR domain names may be hosted on your own name servers. If you specify no name servers, we will provide DNS for your South Korean domains free of charge.
User Certificate for South Korean Trustee domains:
As soon as the .KR domain names have been registered, we will forward to you a User Certificate which defines your rights and the terms under which we are providing the Trustee Service for Korea, South - including that you will be considered the rightful user of the domain names, with full authority to define technical settings and to manage the usage of the domain.
Web Solutions will be supplying the Local Presence/Trustee Service as is, and cannot guarantee against unforeseen interruptions or discontinuance of service. We can never be held responsible for any losses sustained by our clients, directly or indirectly, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages.
Register the South Korean trademark!
There will always be risks involved with using a local presence or trustee service such as this. We strongly recommend that our clients strengthen the legal standing of their .KR domains, by registering matching trademarks in Korea, South.
No warehousing of South Korean .KR domain names with Trustee Service!
It is expressly not permitted to use our Trustee Service for .KR domain names for the purpose of purchasing and selling domain names. Exceptions may be made for certain generic type domain names, in which case an agreement must be made in writing between ourselves, prior to the registration of the domain name.
Dont spam using your .KR domain names with Trustee Service!
If you are planning to send out large amounts of emails from your KR domain with Trustee Service (over 50 recipients at once), you must inform us in advance and seek prior approval.
If you would like more information regarding Trustee Service for South Korean domain names, or would like to review a draft User Certificate, please contact our support team.
How to transfer domains to Web Solutions?
- Enter the domains you wish to have transferred to Web Solutions into the box
- Fill in your name and email address
- Press Confirm. A person from Web Solutions Support will contact you, in order to process the transfer request
- If you have Auth. Codes ready, include these. If not, you can send them later
- If possible and relevant, please unlock the domains, so they are ready for transfer