Enter the .uk Grandfathering domain name you wish to register, or select an extension group and click search button


.UK Grandfathering is for applicants who already own a third level domain like .co.uk, .org.uk or .me.uk, and who has the grandfathering rights to the matching second level .uk domain.

Note that only one domain is awarded the grandfathering rights. The grandfathering rights are valid for 5 years, and will expire 10/6 2019, after which unused rights are terminated, and the domain names become available to the general public.
Grandfathering rights cannot be transferred down the chain. Below is a graphics explaining the order in which grandfathering rights are awarded:

.UK rights

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You can also use the form located below to send us your inquiry. Please let us know which exact .uk names you wish to register, and which third level domains you currently hold.


Please enter the complete company name, including legal type such as Ltd., Inc., SARL, GMBH, etc. Maximum 100 characters allowed.
Required field. Please enter first name. Maximum 50 characters allowed.
Required field. Please enter address. Maximum 50 characters allowed. If your company has its own postal code, and thus no address, simply repeat the company name in this field.
Required fields. Please enter city - Maximum 50 characters allowed. Please enter the postal code - Maximum 10 characters allowed.
Required field. Please select country.
Required field. Must follow valid email format, eg. email@email.com. Maximum 100 characters allowed.
Required field. Only numbers/digits are allowed.

Domains to transfer

This field is optional. If you have any suggestions on our pre-registration module or have additional questions please feel free to enter them in the comment field.



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If you would like more information or have other questions about the .UK GRANDFATHERING domain registration or domains transfer, please don't hesitate to contact us at relations@web-solutions.eu or via phone: +44 (0) 208 133 3994