.DE is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Germany. The extension name is based on the first two letters of the German name for Germany (Deutschland). The .de domain is onе of the most popular extension in the world. The ccTLD was introduced in 1986 and is operated by the DENIC registry. At present there are over 15 millions .de domains registered.

Requirements for registering a .DE domain

Currently, there are no requirements for the registering a domain with the .de extension. However, in the past in order to register such domain you were required to have an administrative contact resident in Germany. Now that anyone can register a .DE domain, you can register you own from the Domain Manager or our website here.

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