.kr Domain Registration

Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for South Korea

Starting @ 49.99 USD / yr

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.kr Domain

What is a .kr domain?

When searching online, Korean internet users expect to see website addresses with .KR domain names. Whether you are a Korean local, a small business owner, a steel company, an airline stewardess, or just someone who appreciates Gangnam Style and cosmetics, a .KR domain name is for you! With a .KR domain name you will rank higher in local search results and in the hearts of the locals.

Show your connection to the Korean culture and commitment to providing the best internet experience in South Korea with .KR domain. A .KR domain name is short, professional and memorable helping your website stand out in a sea of content online. South Koreans live a wired culture with 89.4% Internet penetration and have the best broadband service in the world. Koreans are very passionate people so it comes as no surprise that they hold records of the most viewed video on YouTube and the most commented post on Weibo amongst many other accomplishments.

Protecting your brand is as important as growing it. Registering your brand name in South Korea is one of the best preventative measures you can take to secure your trademark and combat copyright infringement. Your domain name is your brand and your brand is you! Register your perfect .KR domain name before someone else does.

How do I buy a .kr domain?

Looking to buy a .kr domain name? You've come to the right place! 101domain has been providing registration services in South Korea for over a decade, and is the recognized leader in international domain registrations.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because Country Code domains are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the Korean registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.

How do I transfer a .kr domain?

Transferring your .kr 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 .kr 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.

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FAQs for .kr

What is the registration term allowed for .kr domain names?
The minimum term for .kr cpr144449003101 domain names is 1 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .kr domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .kr cpr144449003101 during general availability is 1 Day.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .kr domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 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 cpr144449003101 end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.kr); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.kr).
Trustee Service for .kr

Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.


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How do I host my .kr domain name?
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .kr. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.cpr144449003101
Can I transfer out my domain if I’m using your Trustee Service?
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you cpr144449003101 must update ownership according to .kr requirements before transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .kr domain zone does not provide means to hide the information cpr144449003101 of the domain owner. All information (name, address, email, etc.) will be displayed in WHOIS.
Grace period for .kr 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 cpr144449003101 due date will result in a fee of $150 to renew your .kr 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 .kr domain names?
You may visit them here: KISA.cpr144449003101
.kr Domains Dispute & Policy
1. The Internet Address Dispute Resolution Committee (hereinafter referred to as the "Committee") shall receive applications for domain name dispute resolution in accordance with the Internet Address Dispute Resolution Policy (hereinafter referred to as the "IDRP").

2. Upon the committee's request to lock the registration record of a domain name, KISA or the Authorized Agency shall lock the registration record of the domain name.

3. KISA or the Authorized Agency shall take appropriate actions in the following circumstances:

  1. Where a finding has been made by the cpr144449003101 committee in accordance with Article 20.4 of the Act;
  2. Where a determination under the IDRP has been finalized;
  3. Where a court order has entered into effect.

Domain Requirements for .kr

Are Individual .kr domain registrations allowed? Yes
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .kr? Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .kr? Yes

Companies: Copy of government issued company business registration in Korea with proof of company address in both English and Korean languages.

Individuals: Alien Registration Card and valid address and phone number in Korea.

Select Trustee Service at checkout if you cannot provide the above information.

Are some .kr domain names restricted? Yes
Violating rights to third parties, activities contrary to South Korean law are prohibited.
Does .kr domain have a special use? No
Other information I need to know about .kr? No
Are there any additional fees for .kr? No
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .kr? No
Private Registration service available? No
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? Yes

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

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.kr Trustee / Proxy Fee: 100.00 USD per 1 Year
.kr Trustee / Proxy Application Fee: 0.00 USD

How do I renew a .kr domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .kr 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.

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What are the available languages for .kr?

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:

  • Korean