Once you have registered your .berlin domain name, if you want to utilize it as a website or email address, you will need to associate it with a cloud-based hosting service like Easy Website Builder, a server-based hosting service like Web Hosting, or an email and collaboration service like Google Workspace.
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What is a .berlin domain?
For people and business in the great city of Berlin, the .berlin domain name extension represents a chance to connect and interact with their community like never before!
How do I buy a .berlin domain?
To purchase your .berlin domain name, you must first search for the availability of the unique phrase (without spaces or with hyphens). If the domain name is available, you may then add it to the cart to register for up to 10 year(s). If the domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.
dotBERLIN, the registry authorized to operate the .berlin domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .berlin domains.
You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .berlin registration process.
Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
101domain is .berlin Accredited
How do I transfer a .berlin domain?
Transferring your .berlin domain name is a fast and easy process. To get started, you'll need an Authorization Code from the registrar that currently has the domain registered. Once you have that, get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below or visit our Transfers Page, enter your domain name to transfer in, provide the Authorization Code, and our system will process the transfer.
Every .berlin domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system. If you are not provided an Authorization Code or having problems locating it, contact our Domain Specialists to help you navigate the process.
.berlin domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .berlin during general availability is Instant.
.berlin Domain Names must:
have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters;
begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9)
and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.berlin); and
not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.berlin).
DNSSEC is not available for .berlin domain. Domains that allow DNSSEC protect against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. Get more information on its pros and cons.
101domain.com provides Trustee Service for .berlin extension . Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Your .berlin domain name can be hosted on any hosting platform, whether a cloud-based website builder service like 101domain.com's Easy Website Builder or server hosting platform like 101domain.com Web Hosting using Plesk.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .berlin domain.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires.
After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .berlin Top Level Domain is dotBERLIN. You may visit them at https://dot.berlin/.
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .berlin requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Domain Requirements for .berlin
One of the contacts (Registrant, Admin) must have a valid address in Berlin (no P.O. boxes). Domain name shall be in use within 12 months, content shall be related to eligibility. A domain name must be put into use within 12 months of registration. All Registrants that register a .berlin domain name need to comply with the .berlin registration requirements published here.
Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.
To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.
Exclusively use by members of the .BERLIN Community which are natural persons, legal persons, organizations or associations of persons, if they can demonstrate an ecomic, cultural, historical, social or any other connection to the German capital Berlin.
The registry retains the right, at its own discretion, to check the registration of domains as well as the authorization to register. If the details that the registrant supplied during registration are incomplete and do not allow a check to be made, the registry will inform the registrant as well as the responsible registrar. Failure to comply with the conditions of registration, may result in deletion of the domain name.
Don't Have All of These Requirements for Berlin, Germany .berlin? Our trustee service provides the required local contact information. Note: Registration for 2 years may be required on some extensions.
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How do I renew a .berlin domain?
Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below or visit our Renewals Page, and enter your domain name to renew, or log into your Account Manager, select your ext domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out.
We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have Auto-Renew enabled.