Brexit plan delayed for UK-based .EU domain name registrants

Brexit update for .EU domain name registrants!With the outcome of Brexit still very much an uncertainty, .EU registry EURid has put on hold previously announced plans to cancel .EU domain names registered to UK-based registrants. Here's the latest news from EURid.

by Daniel - 25.03.2019

Brexit-related .EU domain cancellations delayed

On Friday, March 22nd, .EU domain registry EURid announced that it had "placed on hold any plan regarding domain names registered to individuals and undertakings located in the United Kingdom and Gibraltar," a plan developed in response to official communication from the European Commission.

Essentially, all UK-based .EU domain name registrants were told that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, they have two months from March 30th to either demonstrate registration compliance or transfer their .EU domain to an entity or individual in the EU. Failure to prove compliance will result in cancellation of the domain. (Here is an overview of the Brexit plan for .EU domain name holders.)

But, according to the March 22nd announcement on the EURid website, those plans are now delayed:

As soon as we receive official updates from the European Commission on how to proceed, we will amend the plans on this web page and communicate with affected stakeholders as appropriate, and as instructed by the Commission. We thank you for your patience.

Brexit updates for .EU domain name registrants

We will continue to keep our customers informed of all changes and updates to how .EU domain names will be handled in light of Brexit. In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact us. Our Sales Department would be glad to discuss your eligibility status, explore options, or offer further clarification. Contact a member of our Sales team at +352 263 725 250 or

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