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.DK domain

The official country domain of Denmark

This domain is listed in the categories: German, Europe, All
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Useful information about .dk domains

Trends & General Information

The .dk domain is the Internet country code top-level domain from Denmark. This domain extension exists already since June 14, 1987 - so the domain is one of the oldest worldwide. DK Hostmaster administrates registered Internet addresses with the top-level domain .dk.

Especially for individuals, businesses and organizations around the world the .dk domain offers an enormous potential, because every Internet users and administrator can buy and register his own .dk domain. Only organizations must meet the following requirement: It's necessary that we receive your VAT if your organization want to buy and register a .dk domain.

General information about the .dk domain extension

Domain transfer .dk domain transfer is possible
Transfer auth-code No auth-code is required for the transfer of a .dk domain
Domain security You cannot set a transfer key to your .dk domain
Change of ownership Change of ownership is possible for .dk domains
Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Your .dk domain can contain special characters
Numeric domains A .dk domain may only contain numbers
Registry DK Hostmaster A/S (Website | Regulations)


New registration 1 year up to max. 5 years
Renewal 1 year
Duration of registration It takes up to one day to register the .dk domain
Notice period The notice period for termination is 41 days before the domain expires.

Special provisions if you want to buy a .dk domain

Domain length If you buy a dk-domain, it is allowed to have 3 - 63 signs.
Do not place hyphens at the beginning or at the end of a domain nor put 2 consecutive ones (e.g. aa--bb.dk).
Contact handles The technical contact and DNS contact has to meet following contact type:
  • Private person

Further information on .dk domains


Particularly in Denmark .dk top-level domain enjoys a large popularity: Danish companies and private individuals use the top-level domain to demonstrate a cultural, economic and ethnic connection to Denmark and the Danish public. Within the country the .dk domain is often used for projects with search engine optimization, abbreviated SEO. The reason: In Denmark the .dk domain ranks quite high, because it represents the most relevant domain suffix for Danish users.

If you want to buy and register your personal .dk domain, please take a look on the following information to ensure a smooth process of your order: Between 3 and 63 characters are available for your personal domain. Pure numeric domains are permitted. Just in the Danish region, there are some special characters you may use within your domain - these include æ, ø, â, ö, ä, ü, and é. German special characters like ä,ö,ü are unfortunately not allowed. Due to the geographical proximity to the Scandinavian neighbours and Germany, you can find some related domains: Both the German .de domain as also the Norwegian no.com domain are directly related to Danish .dk domain.

As mentioned earlier, it's possible for every Internet User around the world to buy and register a .dk domain. Organizations must provide their VAT in addition. You want to use your own name server? No problem: Please feel free to contact our customer service by mail to support@easyname.com - alternatively you are invited to use our contact form. We will take your concerns as soon as possible and fully inform you about your options.


Denmark is located in southern Scandinavia and on the northern border of the Federal Republic of Germany. The country has a population of 5.5 million and is excluded on a total area of approximately 43.100 square miles (without the regions of Greenland and Faroe Islands). In July 2012 the registry recorded approximately 1.2 million registered .dk domains. In a period of five years the number of registered Internet address so has almost doubled.

We highly recommend you in any case, to buy and register your .dk domain as quickly as possible, because in particular Danish businesses and private individuals have recognized the potential of the top-level domain.

Price information

New registration $25.90
Annual fee $25.90
Setup $0.00
Transfer (including annual fee) $25.90
Domain changes $0.00
Change of ownership $25.90

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