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.FR Domain (France)

11,00 € / year
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Launched on September 2, 1986, France's official .fr domains now have more than 3.5 million registered domains. France has invested billions of euros in the development of disruptive technologies, where cybersecurity is part of this investment. Also the European country aims to boost the creation of technology through startups.

France's territorial domain is currently managed by Afnic or Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération, in addition to .fr domains, it also manages the domains of its overseas territories such as . tf (French Southern Territories), .re (Reunion Island), .yt (Mayotte), .pm (Saint Pierre and Miquelon), .mq (Martinique), .gp (Guadeloupe), .gf (French Guiana), .pf (French Polynesia) and .wf (Wallis and Futuna Islands).

FR domains can be registered by any individual or organization resident in Europe. If you are not resident in Europe, you can easily register your .FR domain with us using our local contact service or Trustee, which we offer for a small fee.

Domain characteristics

General Information for the domain extension .fr - France

Meaning of Extension .fr is the official country domain (ccTLD) from France.
Minimum and maximum length 2 - 63 characters
Time of registration In real-time
Time of transfer In real-time
Registrar Transfer Yes, with Auth-Code
Trade No
Premium Domains No
Whois Privacy No
DNSSEC Supported Yes (DS)
Renewal Period 1Y, 2Y, 3Y, 4Y, 5Y, 6Y, 7Y, 8Y, 9Y, 10Y
Registration Period 1Y, 2Y, 3Y, 4Y, 5Y, 6Y, 7Y, 8Y, 9Y, 10Y
Cancellation Period 1 Day(s)
Supported IDN characters ß, à, á, â, ã, ä, å, æ, ç, è, é, ê, ë, ì, í, î, ï, ñ, ò, ó, ô, õ, ö, ù, ú, û, ü, ý, ÿ, œ
Renewal On Transfer Yes
Term transfer on Transfer Yes
No local contact needed
Data protection Data will be send to an EU jurisdiction or a jurisdiction that provides an adequate level of data protection according to the EU. These TLD is GDPR compliant and do not expose personal data through the WHOIS. See GDPR chapter 5 and GDPR Articel 49 for more information.
Registry Connection Directly
Trustee Service Yes (2.5 / 1 year)
Transfer lock has to be removed before a transfer can be started
Manual renewal possible
Number of nameservers allowed 2 - 5
The domain terms for .fr domains can be found at:

Notice for Transfers

After initiating the transfer, the current registrar may approve or decline it within 8 days. After 8 days without any answer, the transfer will be completed automatically.

API Details

  • domain:create
  • domain:transfer
  • domain:trade