.fr Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 15.99 USD
  • Renewal 25.99 USD
  • Transfer 15.99 USD / Transfer in your .fr
  • ICANN Fee 0.18 USD per year
  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type ccTLD
  • Country France
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • Renewal Grace Period 2 days before the domain expires
  • Redemption Period 30 days
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Local Presence Required Yes
  • Trustee/Proxy Service Yes
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Languages Supported Bulgarian,  Czech,  Danish,  Dutch,  Estonian,  Finnish,  French,  German,  Greek,  Hungarian,  Irish,  Italian,  Latvian,  Lithuanian,  Maltese,  Polish,  Portuguese,  Romanian,  Slovak,  Slovenian,  Spanish,  Swedish, 
    .fr domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name by entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field.
  • Are Individual .fr domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .fr? Yes
  • Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .fr? Yes

    Companies having their registered office or principal place of business in the territory of a Member State of the European Union (EU) or in the territory of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. One of the following is required: Siren/Siret number, DUNS number, company registration number, business certificate number or other valid local identifier specific to a country of the EU or territories listed. The Registrant and the administrative contact must be reachable and must provide a valid telephone number, address and e-mail address. Supporting documentation may be required. The registrant address in United Kingdom does not satisfy the registry requirements.

    EU or international trademark specifically stating France is also accepted, but local EU address is still required (select Trustee Service at checkout if needed).

    Personal registrations possible, valid address required in one of the above countries. Documentation may be required.

  • Are some .fr domain names restricted? Yes
    Violating rights to third parties, names disrupting public order or morality, and names contrary to the laws of France are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
  • Does .fr domain have a special use? No
  • Other information I need to know about .fr? Yes

    AFNIC may delete, on its own decision, some domain names that do not follow the naming charter after identification operations and/or eligibility checks. Reserved domain names of the registry for special use or special individuals or organizations can be found here: http://www.afnic.fr/obtenir/chartes/fondamentaux.

  • Are there any additional fees for .fr? No
  • Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .fr? No
  • Private Registration service available? No
  • Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? Yes

    Don't Have All of These Requirements for France .fr? Our trustee service provides the required local contact information. Note: Registration for 2 years may be required on some extensions.

    Available at Checkout

    .fr Trustee / Proxy Fee: 27.99 USD per 1 Year
    .fr Trustee / Proxy Application Fee: 0.00 USD

What is the registration term allowed for .fr domain names?
.fr domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .fr domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .fr during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .fr domain names?
.fr Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 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.fr); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.fr).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .fr domain?
DNSSEC is available for .fr domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .fr domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
What is Trustee Service, and is it available for .fr?
101domain.com provides Trustee Service for .fr extension . Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
How do I host my .fr domain name?
Your .fr 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.
Can I hide my .fr registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .fr domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
What is the grace period for .fr domain name?
Grace periods vary for country code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) including Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). Some registries require renewal up to 60 days in advance of the domain name expiration date. It is your responsibility to pay for your Renewal Fees in advance of the due date specified by 101domain regardless of the domain name expiration date. Failure to pay your Renewal Fees prior to the due date will result in a fee of $150 to renew your .fr domain. There may be a restore period between when the domain expires and when the domain can be registered again. In the event that you do not pay by the renewal date, your site may be inaccessible during this time so it is very important that you renew this extension before the renewal date.
Who is the registry that manages .fr domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .fr Top Level Domain is Afnic. You may visit them at https://www.afnic.fr/en/.
  • Registry Afnic
  • .fr Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
  • Administrative Contact
    TLD Admin Contact
    Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération (A.F.N.I.C.)
    Immeuble Le Stephenson
    1 rue Stephenson
    78180 Montigny-le-Bretonneux
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +33 1 39 30 83 05
    Fax: +33 1 39 30 83 01
  • Technical Contact
    TLD Tech Contact
    Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération (A.F.N.I.C.)
    Immeuble Le Stephenson
    1 rue Stephenson
    78180 Montigny-le-Bretonneux
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +33 1 39 30 83 81
    Fax: +33 1 39 30 83 01
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