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Germany .DE Domain Name Registration Rules

.DE Domain Name for Germany

.DE is the country code for Germany, the must have Germany domain name for all German individuals and businesses.

Crazy Domains is your local officially accredited German Registrar for all .DE Germany domain names. Get your Germany domain name registration with Crazy Domains and enjoy easy management and the best prices.

.DE is the official domain name of Germany (Deutschland).

.DE is the second most popular domain name in the world, behind .com.

.DE is a great opportunity for businesses trading in or with Germany to operate with a local presence.

.DE allows you to target the German market.

What are you waiting for? Go ahead and register your .DE domain name now!

.DE Domain Name Registration

.DE domain names can be registered for 1-10 years and renewed again after this period.

There are no specific requirements to register a .DE domain name. Everyone can register .DE domain names.

During the domain registration process any specific requirements will be displayed and you may be asked to enter relevant information if that is required.

.DE Domain Name Renewal

You can renew your domain name manually or you can set up Auto Renewal which is an optional feature available with all domains. The renewal date depends on whether you manually renew your domain name or set it to auto renew. We will attempt auto renewal on the 7th day prior to the domain name's expiration date. If the renewal attempt fails, we re-attempt renewal again on the 3rd day prior to the domain name's expiration date.

If all the renewal attempts fail and you do not manually renew your domain name by the expiration date, you must restore it. For more detailed information on how to recover your domain click here.

.DE Domain Name Transfer

.DE domain names are very easy to transfer. You can transfer .DE domain names 30 days after registration to any registrar. Transferring your domain name to Crazy Domains is a simple process using the domain transfer page. Domain name transfers do not affect your website or emails. Your services connected to this domain name will not be affected. To start a transfer select Transfer Domains in the menu bar at the top of the page, under Domains.

.DE Domain Name Privacy

Unfortunately, Domain Privacy Protection is not available for .DE domain names.

.DE General Questions

Which registry controls .DE domain names?

All .DE domain names are controlled by the german registry DENIC eG.

Can I backorder .DE domain names?

Yes, we currently support the backorder of .DE domain names. For more detailed information, click here.

Can I move my .DE domain name between accounts?

Yes, but when you move the domain name — the registrant's first name, last name, and company name will not change.

Can I change the contacts on .DE domain names?

Yes, you can change your contact information on .DE domain names. For instructions on how to change your contact information, click here.

Can I forward .DE domain names?

Yes, you can forward .DE domain names. For instructions on how to forward domain names, click here.

Name Server requirements for .DE domain names

There must be at least two valid name servers per domain name. All specified name servers must be set up correctly for the domain name, operative, and authoritative. To verify if your name servers are authoritative, visit this website, then enter the name servers and IP in the appropriate fields to receive a reply.

The name servers must be on different subnets. Two subnets differ from each other if at least one of the first 3 segments of the IP address is different.

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