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What is a .law domain?

From a first glance, the .LAW domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. Establishing an online presence is important now but it will be essential in the future. .LAW domain is a restricted domain, meaning only certain people and groups can register one. All .LAW domain users are verified, which tells the world and future clients searching online that you are a legal and certified professional and a credible resource online. The .LAW domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

A .LAW domain name is short, professional and memorable, helping you improve your search engine rank with keywords directly in the URL. It's no doubt that someone searching online for lawyer services is more likely to click on a link that has the .LAW keyword they were searching for in the domain name and as we know every click on organic search results means dollars saved in paid marketing - and that's a big win!

The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a preview of your brand before they even visit your website. Establish yourself as an industry leader and early adopter, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand with .LAW domain, the namespace dedicated to law professionals.

How do I buy a .law domain?

Looking to buy a .law domain name? You've come to the right place! Minds + Machines, the registry authorized to operate the .law domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .law 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 .law 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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101domain is .law Accredited

How do I transfer a .law domain?

Transferring your .law 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 .law 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 @ 119.99 USD / yr

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FAQs for .law

.law domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .law during general availability is Instant.
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-; 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 not available for this extension. offers hosting and email service for .law. 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 .law requirements before transfer out can be started.
No. At present the .law 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.
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.
Minds + Machines Group Limited manages the registration of domain names with the .law Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Minds + Machines Group Limited.

Domain Requirements for .law

.LAW is a restricted Top Level Domain (TLD) that aims to promote trust in the professional legal community by creating exclusive online spaces in which lawyers that are regulated and licensed to practice law can present themselves in a distinctive and memorable manner.

.LAW Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to register (and continue to be a registrant of) a domain name in the .LAW TLD, the registrant must be a Qualified Lawyer or an Authorized Legal Institution (i.e., law firms, law schools, legal regulators such as bar associations, and courts of law. For the purposes of this Eligibility Policy, a Qualified Lawyer is a professional who is licensed to practice law by an approved regulator of legal services in a given jurisdiction. A Qualified Lawyer must be identifiable as a currently licensed practitioner in the public records kept by the relevant approved regulator.

Applications for domain names in .LAW using a registrar proxy or privacy service or any other service having an equivalent effect will not be allowed. Providing false information may lead to the deletion of your registration with no refund given.

The .LAW registry will engage an independent third party (the Validation Company) to carry out the verification of applicants against the Eligibility Criteria in this Eligibility Policy. The .LAW registry reserves the right for the Validation Company to contact applicants in order to request any further information or supporting documentation that it deems necessary to satisfy itself as to whether or not an applicant meets the requirements of this Eligibility Policy. Validation may occur for each registration year.

If the registry is unable to verify the lawyer's qualifications or if the registrant does not qualify, your application will be rejected and a $25 per year ordered is non-refundable. Once your application is submitted to the registry, the $25 non-refundable per year order is applicable. Certain names may be reserved or considered premium names.

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.

How do I renew a .law domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .law 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 @ 144.99 USD / yr

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What are the available languages for .law?

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:

  • Chinese Simplified
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Korean
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
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