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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?

Looking to buy a .berlin domain name? You've come to the right place! 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.
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How do I transfer a .berlin domain?

Transferring your .berlin domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. 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.

Starting @ 49.99 USD / yr

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FAQs for .berlin

.berlin domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .berlin during general availability is Instant.
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-; and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is available for this extension . offers hosting and email service for .berlin. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .berlin requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new 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.
Dotberlin Gmbh & Co. Kg manages the registration of domain names with the .berlin Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Dotberlin Gmbh & Co. Kg .

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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.berlin Trustee / Proxy Fee: 47.49 USD per 1 Year
.berlin Trustee / Proxy Application Fee: 0.00 USD

How do I renew a .berlin domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .berlin domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

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 it enabled.

Starting @ 54.99 USD / yr

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What are the available languages for .berlin?

The domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name in the following languages by just entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field:

  • German
  • Russian
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