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.uk is the ccTLD for the United Kingdom

There are restricted second level domains that can be used, (generic / commercial), (generic / organisation), (Personal Use Only), (UK Limited Companies Only) (UK companies only), (UK ISPs only).


The UK Registry is called Nominet and can be found online at

Registration of .uk Domains

Each SLD has different rules for qualification, however and are mostly unrestricted. and require a registered UK company (with Companies House) and may only be the company name. requires an AS number and appropriate network registration in the UK.

Transfer of .uk Domains

The domain must be released by the losing registrar, the IPS TAG to release domains to is ASTUTIUM.

Current Terms, Rules, etc

The following contracts and policies have now come into effect: