.DE is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Germany (Deutschland).

Special requirements/restrictions for a .de domain name are as below:

  • Domain admin must have local presence within Germany;
  • Organization or individual’s admin contact with local presence (postal address of your place of residence, no PO BOX) in Germany may apply for .de domain name. Hostpro2u can provide the local contact service in Germany. Please note that domain name that using our local contact service is chargeable, the fee is RM60 per domain per year
  • Name Server Requirement:
    • i) The SOA-Entries must be within the following parameters: (in seconds)
      - Refresh [10000…86400]
      - Retry[1800…28800]
      - Expire [604800…3600000]
      - Ttl[180…345600]
    • ii) Registry will checks on the following aspects:
      - Are the identified nameservers accessible;
      - Are they authoritative;
      - Are the SOA-Entries correct;
      - Are the SOA-Entries identical with the other nameservers
Minimum of 1 / maximum of 63 characters allowed.
The term of registration is 1-10 years.

.eu domains are managed on a calendar month cycle, which means that all domain expiration dates will occur only on the last day of the calendar month in which it was registered.

For example, if partners register a .eu domain for 1 year term on 15 January 2007, the expiration date for this .eu domain will be on 31 January 2008 instead of 15 January 2008.

There is no Redemption Grade Period for .de domain.

No renewal grace period -- > No Redemption grace period --> No pending delete

The term of registration is 1 year.