.FR domain name .FR domain name - France

Register a .FR domain name and your website will target France, the second largest economy by buying power in the EU, seventh in the world! Money to spend, très bon. French is the official language in 29 countries, that adds up to about 270 million speakers. So once you’ve registered your .FR domain name, you’ll be promoting your services and products to a huge French audience with a healthy purchasing power. If you’re planning to expand your business globally and you're going to target France, once you've registered your .FR domain name you'll need to write original content for your website, in French of course. Content that's visible to users, and content only visible to search engines. 

Registering a .FR domain name for your website means you'll rank highly in search results. Search engines will always try to return results relevant to the users language and location. So your site with its .FR domain extension, written in French, is going to do well. You'll be keeping the search engines happy and more importantly, your target audience. 

If you need more reasons to register a .FR domain name, we give you an Alpha SSL certificate to authenticate your business website and protect your customers' personal data. You'll get a personalised email address for a more professional look, and Classic DNS for a fast website. Additional features you can choose are two-step verification to protect your account from unauthorised access, and domain privacy so you can go ex-directory and hide your contact details from spammers and domain name hijackers.

The .FR domain extension is not the only domain you can register if you’d like to talk with the French. The country readily adopted several new domains, including .PARIS, .ALSACE, and .BZH. Domain name registrations were quick to accumulate with these new GeoTLDs. Using the domains to highlight a link with a region and making this part of the marketing plan – product authenticity!

There are over 50 million Internet users in France and according to the .FR registry, over 80% search for local businesses using a .FR domain name. 

It's hard to write about France and not mention cheese and wine. And... done!

Features & Requirements

Below are a list of the requirements and features for registering a .FR domain name.

IDN Supported
DNSSEC supported
Documentation Required
Realtime Registration


.FR is the country code domain extension for France. Any European individual residing or legal entity having its headquarters or principal place of business in Europe or within the territories of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland can register a .FR domain name.

The .FR registry does not require documentary proof of the above information at the time of registration, but if requested you will need to provide documentary proof within two weeks of the domain being registered; failure to do so could result in your domain names(s) being cancelled.

Please note:

If you are an individual, the .FR registry will conceal your contact details so they aren't visible to the public.

.FR registry information

Dispute policies

Registry policy

Data Privacy Policy

Transfer a .FR domain name

This transfer process only applies to domain names with the same Owner contact. If you require assistance transferring your domain portfolio, please contact our sales team who will be happy to help.

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.FR Price

Setup fee None
Annual fee€19.00
Renewal fee €19.00
Update fee Free
Trade fee €19.00
Transfer fee €19.00
Reactivation fee €25.00 + (Renewal fee)

.FR Format

Minimum length1 characters
Maximum length63 characters
Numbers Allowed (full-numeric)
Hyphen Allowed (middle only)
IDN Allowed

.FR Registration Period

Minimum subscription period1 year
Minimum renewal period1 year
Renewal increment1 year
Registration delay1-3 days
Can be renewed at any timeAllowed

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