.ru Domain Name
.ru Domain Name

.ru Domain Registration

.ru domains are for businesses and individuals who are interested in expanding or protecting their brand in the Russian market. Whether a native or local, a .ru Domain Registration will give your website the credibility needed to succeed within Russia. .ru Domain registration time frame is Instant.
.ru Domain Requirements

Are Individual .ru domain registrations allowed?

Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .ru?

Does .ru domain have a special use?

Other information I need to know about .ru?

Are there any additional fees for .ru?

Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .ru?

Private Registration service available?

Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees?

Russia is the largest nation in the world, with over 1/8 of the habited land in the world. It’s massive. Gaining an audience in Russia will not only help your business expand, but it will also help protect your brand! Register .RU Russia and show your commitment to the country and the people of Russia. .RU Domains are intended for businesses and websites in Russia. A .RU Domain Registration will take you into the growing economy Russia and Eastern Europe.
.ru Domain FAQs
?What is the registration term allowed for .ru domain names?
The minimum term for .ru cpr144449003101 domain names is 1 year(s).
?How long does it take to register my .ru domain name?
The domain registration time frame for cpr144449003101 .ru during general availability is Instant.
?What are the characters and valid character lengths for .ru domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 64 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.ru); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.ru).
?Trustee Service for .ru

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

?How do I host my .ru domain name?
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .ru. 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 .ru requirements before transfer out can be started.
?Can I hide my registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .ru 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 .ru 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 .ru 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 .ru domain names?
You may visit them here: Coordination Center for TLD RU.

Please note: 101domain.ru is the registrar for .RU, and the following 101domain URLs are resellers for .RU:

?.ru Domains Dispute & Policy
There is no local administrative dispute resolution policy available for the domain name disputes resolution under RU due to low costs of the Court litigation in Russia. Nevertheless, Coordination Center for TLD RU is planning to undertake research involving Russian and international experts in this field in order to ensure effectiveness of domain disputes resolution.

In case of Court litigation, we recommend you to use terminology, defined in our rules for domain name registration cpr144449003101 and policies; and to appeal for the "suspension" of the domain name (in order to block domain name transfers).

Renew Domain for .ru

Is your .ru domain registered with 101domain?

Renewing your .ru domain is easy if you are already registered with 101domain. You can renew your Russia domain name at the current rates, and you can extend the life of your domain. Please check with us regarding renewal proceedures for ccTLDs.

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Starting at 14.99 USD / yr
?Is your .ru domain not registered with 101domain?

No Problem! You can transfer your .ru domain name to 101domain before renewing. The process is fast and easy, and you can enjoy the benefit of using our domain management system to manage not only your .ru domain name, but all of your domains in one cpr144449003101 place. Use our convenient domain transfer tool to transfer your .ru domain and other domains today.

?Is your Russia .ru domain protected with auto renewing domain names?

Auto Renew helps protect you from losing your Russia .ru domain name registration. If your .ru domain name registration is set to Auto Renew, your account will be automatically charged approximately sixty (60) to ninety (90) days prior to cpr144449003101 the end of your term period. If Auto Renew is not set up in your account, you will need to renew your Russia .ru domain name registration through Account Manager.

?How to renew a Russia .ru domain name?

Login in your Account. Select your Russia .ru Domain name and push the button "Renew". You can also select "Auto Renew". The current Domain Renew will be displayed. Please select "Change Auto Renew Settings" and set this on Auto Renew.

Make sure your credit card information is current. Please note Only Account Holders/Primary Contacts cpr144449003101 and Account Administrative Contacts on the account can purchase or renew services for your .ru domain name. Account Technical Contacts on the account cannot purchase or renew services.

?Is there a redemption period for Russia .ru domain names?

.ru does not have a redemption period, once cpr144449003101 the domain is expired it can not be restored

Transfer Domain for .ru

You can transfer your .ru domain name to 101domain before renewing. The process is fast and easy, and you can enjoy the benefit of using our domain management system to manage not only your .ru domain name, but all of your domains in one place.

Starting at 7.99 USD / yr
?How does the transfer process work?

Your current registrar will provide you with an authorization code (sometimes called a "Transfer Key" or an "EPP Key").

Using this key we can transfer your domain to us. Once the transfer process has begun the Administrative or Registrant contact of your domain will receive an email from us requesting authorization for the transfer. cpr144449003101 Once authorization has been given it will take up to 5 days before the domain transfer has been completed. Please be sure that you can receive emails for the Administrative and Registrant contacts for this domain!

NOTE: Some registries do not participate in the authorization code process or transfers may be manual. If your domain does not have an auth code for transfer, please contact us and we will assist you in the transfer process. 101domain can assist with all transfers no matter what extension you have.

?What is an Authorization Code?

An authorization code is a number that is used to transfer domain names cpr144449003101 between registrars. It is used to ensure that you are the current domain holder.

?How do I find my Authorization Code?

You will need to get this code from your current registrar. Go to the website cpr144449003101 of the company that currently holds your domain and request the authorization code from them.

?Transfer IN my Russia .ru Domain

Russia .ru Transfer in – allows you to change from your current domain registrar to a different one; usually during the transfer process one year is added to the domain`s registration period; EPP authorization key (obtainable from the leaving registrar) is required for transferring Russia .ru domain names.

Be sure your Domain Transfer lock cpr144449003101 is disabled to transfer your Russia .ru domain to 101domain Inc.

With Domain Transfer Lock, prevent unauthorized domain transfers by locking your Russia .ru domain. With Domain Transfer Lock turned on you can still perform legal name changes, account consolidation or transfers between accounts.

?Policy on Transfer of Registrations between Registrars

This Policy was modified by ICANN’s Board of Directors on 7 November 2008 with an Effective Date of 15 March 2009. See modified version of Policy.

A .ru domain must also have been registered for more than 60 days before you are allowed to transfer registrars. If, however, your domain happens to be involved in a legal dispute or if you are facing bankruptcy then the transfer of a domain name will not take effect.

  1. Ensure a valid email address for the administrative contact (admin) of your .ru domain name in the Whois database. Both registrars use this email address to send you important information about the transfer. If it is invalid, contact your current registrar to update it.
  2. Unlock your .ru cpr144449003101 domain name at your current registrar.
  3. Get an authorization code (also known as an EPP code or transfer key) from your current .registrar, if required. Some domain name extensions, primarily country-code top-level domain names (ccTLDs), do not require an authorization code.
  4. Authorize the transfer for .ru Domain Name

Your .ru domain transfer of your domain name generally takes at least ten working days to complete - this can be shorter or longer depending on the registrar you choose. The cost of transfer will also vary depending on the registrar. Some registrars may be more willing than others to work out a package deal for you. For example, they might offer to provide you with free domain transfer service if you agree to register your domain with them for a period of more than a year. Again, the deal you score will depend on the registrar and on the amount of time you put into finding a package that is most suited to your needs.