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Price information

Setup $0.00
Registration $16.90
Renewal $16.90
Transfer (including annual fee) $16.90
Change of the owner $17.90
Modification of domain data $0.00

Useful information about .nl domains

Trends & General Information

In the Netherlands, the country-specific top-level domain .nl is used - especially companies and private individuals use the ccTLD to signal search engines and internet users an orientation to the Netherlands. In particular, the attractive public procurement rules make the .nl domain interesting for many webmasters and administrators: In general, every user worldwide can buy or register a .nl domain - regardless of nationality, location, residence or company headquarters. It does not matter if you need a domain for the presentation of a company, a private blog or a large online portal - if your desired domain is still available, you can easily order it online. easyname offers you fair conditions, a fast processing of your order and flawless service.

The responsible administrative authority for registered .nl domains is the "Stichting Internet Domeinregistratie Nederland", in short "SIDN".

General Information

Domain transfer .nl domain transfer is possible
Transfer auth-code An auth-code is required for the transfer of a .nl domain
Domain security You can not set a transfer lock for your .nl domain
Change of ownership Change of ownership is possible for .nl domains
Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Your .nl domain cannot contain special characters
Numeric domains A .nl domain cannot consist only of numbers


New registration 1 year
Renewal 1 year
Duration of registration It takes a few seconds to register the .nl domain.
Notice period The notice period for termination is 9 days before the domain expires.

Special provisions

Domain length A .nl domain may be between 2 - 63 characters long. Hyphens may be used, but not at the beginning or at the end of the domain, and not 2 consecutive (for example, aa -bb.nl).

additional Information


In particular, Dutch companies and individuals use the potential of the .nl domains. Local search engines rate the native .nl domain particularly high - as a result, the top-level domain appears often in the search results. Of course, this offers tremendous benefits for companies or Internet service providers that depend on search engine traffic. If proper SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) measures have been implemented, the .nl domain will appear in good positions on Dutch searches.

If you would like to buy or register your personal .nl domain, you will need to follow some guidelines regarding the choice to your Internet address: There is a total of between 3 and 63 characters available - special characters are not allowed. Your domain name may contain numbers, pure numerical domains are of course also allowed.

The .nl domain is related to other European top-level domains - including, for example, the Danish .dk domain , the .lu domain for Luxembourg or the French .fr domain . Several generic top-level domains are also directly related to the .nl domain extension: the .org domain for organisations, biz gTLD for businesses and the .net domain for former network service providers are very similar to the Dutch top-level Domain.


The .nl domain was one of the first country-specific ccTLDs that interested users could buy and register. In the international comparison, the domain enjoys great popularity: In the second quarter, the .nl domain was the precursor of the country-specific top-level domains .de , .co.uk and .cn the fourth most popular ccTLD worldwide. Another advantage: The enormous age of the domain extension - since 1986 you can buy and register the .nl domain.

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