Company Formation Ireland

CHECK COMPANY
NAME AVAILABILITY (Step 1)



Articles

Purchasing a Domain Name in Ireland

Updated on Monday 09th May 2016

Rate this article
5 5 1
based on 0 reviews


Purchasing-a-Domain-Name-in-IrelandThe .ie domain name in Ireland

The .ie name is Ireland’s country code top-level domain name and was first registered at the beginning of 1988. Ireland’s top-level domain name is currently administered by the IE Domain Registry Limited which falls under the regulations of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Domain name registration is available for both individuals and Irish companies. For information about setting up an e-commerce company you can refer to our experts in company formation in Ireland.

Legislation related to domain name registration in Ireland

Irish citizens must pay attention to the regulations issued by the IE Domain Register when it comes to the purchase and registration of an Internet domain name. The Irish Domain Register enabled certain restrictions to citizens mainly because the .ie domain name was designed for business purposes, meaning Irish companies will have priority. Irish residents, however, are also allowed to register their own name with the Domain Register even if in a smaller percentage. Restrictions also exist when it comes to the registration of domain names related to Irish public authorities.

How to register a domain name in Ireland

The first step to register an Irish domain name is to submit the chosen name with the IE Domain Registry for approval. Once the name is approved one must make sure all the documentation is in place. The next step will be to find an accredited registrar that will host the registered name, pay the registration fee and the final step is to submit the domain name registration application. The documents required to register a domain name must prove the applicant is connected to Ireland. Among the accepted documents are:

Foreign citizens or companies are allowed to submit any evidence of trading or providing services to Irish clients. They can also submit proof of future relocation to Ireland. Domain name registration in Ireland is subject to the first come, first served policy.

If you need help with domain name registration for your business you do not hesitate to contact our specialists in company registration in Ireland.

 

Comments

There are no comments

Comments & Requests


Please note that client queries should NOT be posted here but sent through our Contact page.

Meet us in Dublin

Call us now at +353 1 6461625  to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Dublin, Ireland. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Ireland. All our clients beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. 

We offer:

- cost-efficiency: competitive company formation prices;

- prompt response to your inquiry (maxim 24 hours);

- free and complete legal information featured on our site, at your disposal.

Tax Calculator

tax-calculator-ireland

Testimonials

Francesco-Dagnino.jpg

I worked with colleagues at IrelandCompanyFormation.com on numerous occasions and every time I was very pleased with their company formation services.

Francesco Dagnino, Partner of
Lexia Avvocati
www.LawyersItaly.eu

Read more testimonials

We Recommend ClientPedia

This website is marketed by ClientPedia

Banner-Promoting ClientPedia-244px.jpg

We accept online payments

paypal-logo.png