.UK Whois Search in United Kingdom

Search Whois information of domain names in United Kingdom. Using our domain search tool you can check availability and Whois information for any .UK domain extension.

Frequently Asked Questions
What are the registration requirements for registering a .UK domain?

UK:
In order to register in this extension, the domain owner must have a local address in United Kingdom (*).

If you do not meet this requirement, we can register the domain in the name of our local representatives and then make it available to you. This option has an additional cost (Trustee Service).

.CO.UK or .ORG.UK:
There are no requirements for these extensions.

.ME.UK:
In order to register in this extension, the domain owner must be a British natural person (**).

.NET.UK:
In order to register in this extension, the domain owner must meet the following requirements:
-The owner must be a British Internet Service Provider and be listed as a Local Internet Registry.
- The domain name must be the same as or a similar variant of the domain owner name.

Notes:
-(*)If you have UK second-level domains (CO.UK, .ORG.UK, etc.) registered in the rights phase that ended on June 10, 2014, you have until 07:59 UTC on June 10 of 2019 to activate their equivalent .UK domains or these will be available to the general public.
-(**)ME.UK domains are intended to provide a space for personal names (personal domain).

What is the minimum registration term allowed?

The minimum registration term for “.uk” extensions is 1 year.

Do you offer Trustee for this extension?

Yes, we offer trustee for “.uk”

Does this extension support third level domains?

Yes, it does support third level extension, you can register domains with “.co.uk"“.net.uk” “.me.uk" and “.org.uk"

Is there an official whois server for .UK domains?

Yes, it is whois.nic.uk

What is the contact information of this registry?

The contact information is:

 

Sponsoring Organisation

Nominet UK

Minerva House

Edmund Halley Road

Oxford Science Park

Oxford OX4 4DQ

United Kingdom

Administrative Contact

Managing Director

Nominet UK

Minerva House

Edmund Halley Road

Oxford Science Park

Oxford OX4 4DQ

United Kingdom

Email: md@nominet.org.uk

Voice: +44 1865 332211

Fax: +44 1865 332299

Technical Contact

Technical Director

Nominet UK

Minerva House

Edmund Halley Road

Oxford Science Park

Oxford OX4 4DQ

United Kingdom

Email: td@nominet.org.uk

Voice: +44 1865 332211

Fax: +44 1865 332299

Who is the registry that manages this domain extension?

The authority in charge of managing this extension is “NIC.UK”

Does .UK support IDN characters?

The .UK Registry is not currently offering IDN characters

What are the minimum and maximum length of characters?

The minimum is 3 and the maximum is 63

What characters .UK extension supports?

It is possible to register the letters a to z, the numbers 0 to 9 and the hyphen “-“. However, it is not possible to register domains that begin or end with a hyphen “-“ or start with the characters “xn—“.

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.UK Domain Statistics
Source: nic.uk
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