Is local company in Netherlands required?
No, it is not required to have a local company in Netherlands, in order to register a .NL domain name.
Is local admin contact in Netherlands required?
No, a local administrative contact in Netherlands is not required in order to register .NL domain names.
Are trademarks usable in Netherlands?
Unfortunately, neither a trademark application or registration in Netherlands or elsewhere will give specific access to register .NL domains.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .NL IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .NL?
There are some restrictions on the type of domain names allowed in Netherlands. Please contact us beforehand, if you are planning to apply for a generic type .NL domain.
How much time does it take to register .NL domain name?
Usually, it takes 1 day/s to register a .NL domain name in Netherlands. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the Dutch domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .NL domains?
It is not possible to apply for .NL domain names with less than 2 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .NL domains?
It is not possible to apply for .NL domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one Dutch domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of Dutch .NL 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 .NL domain.
Are there other domain extensions related to Netherlands?
Yes, there are more Dutch extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for Netherlands below: