General info

.FR is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for France. It was released in 1986 and until 2011 only French citizens and businesses could register .FR domains. Since then anyone based in an EU country can register an .FR domain. It's the most optimal domain for targeting French markets.


Registration 9.80 EUR
Transfer 7.60 EUR
Renewal 9.80 EUR
Change of owner 5.00 EUR

Registration procedure

In order to register a domain under .FR, the domain owner must be located in one of the European Union states or in the European Economic Area (EEA).

List of countries: Austria, Aland Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guyana, Germany, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Greece, Guadeloupe, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Martinique, Mayotte, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Romania, Saint pierre et Miquelon, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Terres Australes et Antarctiques Fran├žaises, Wallis et Futuna

Transfer procedure

To initiate the transfer of an .FR domain, you will need to obtain the so-called EPP / Authorisation code from your current domain registrar and provide this while ordering the transfer.

After the transfer as completed, your domain will be renewed for one year starting from the date of the end of transfer.

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