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Why Choose a dot ie domain?

Secure

The .ie domain is consistently ranked in the top five safest domains in the world.*

* McAfee Mapping the Mal Web Report

Show you're Irish

.ie allows your customers to transact online, confident that the website has a guaranteed Irish connection.

Rank Better

.ie domains are ranked higher than other domain names when searching with Google.ie and other Irish search engines.

More Choice

With a .ie you have a better chance of registering the domain you really want. With other extensions, the name may already be taken.

Important
For businesses based outside the Island of Ireland, .ie domains require that you show a claim to the domain name you've requested before the application is approved. If you can't show a connection - your application will not be approved .

.IE Registration Guide

We've got over 20 years experience registering Ireland's national domain extension and it's never been easier to register a. ie domain name.
To register your new .ie domain name, some supporting documentation may be required (see the table below for the various categories and requirements).
If you've previously registered a .ie domain name, you can enter your existing domain name in the comments sections to avail of Fastpass registration. 

You can register any combination of your name if it’s available, including first name only, last name only, short name or a nickname.

To show your connection with the island of Ireland and evidence of personal identity, please provide any ONE of the following:

  • Irish Passport.
  • Irish/UK driver’s licence (showing an address in the island of Ireland).
  • Irish/Northern Irish bank statement (showing an address in the island of Ireland).
    Official College ID (issued by any educational institution recognised by the Department of Education).
  • Department of Social Protection issued Public Services Card.
    Correspondence from Ireland’s Revenue Commissioners (showing your PPS number).

If proving your connection to Ireland with a utility bill showing an address in the island of Ireland, please note that you will also be required to include proof of personal identity (e.g. passport, driving license).
If you cannot provide any of the above, you will need to provide separate evidence of your connection to Ireland and evidence of your personal identity.

To show your connection with the island of Ireland and evidence of commercial identity, please provide any ONE of the following:

  • RBN number – find yours here.
  • Irish VAT number (registered in Republic of Ireland/Northern Ireland).
  • Tax clearance certificate from Ireland’s Revenue Commissioners (or other correspondence from them showing your VAT number).
  • Irish/European Community Trademark number.
  • WIPO Trademark number (enforceable in Ireland).
  • Correspondence from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) (showing that you are registered for trading and resident in the island of Ireland).

If you cannot provide any of the above, you will need to provide separate evidence of your connection to Ireland and evidence of your commercial identity.

To show your connection with the island of Ireland and that you are a registered company, please provide any ONE of the following:

  • RBN number – find yours here.
  • CRO number – find yours here.
  • Irish VAT number (registered in Republic of Ireland/Northern Ireland).
  • Tax clearance certificate from Ireland’s Revenue Commissioners (or other correspondence from them showing your VAT number).
  • Irish/European Community Trademark number.
  • WIPO Trademark number (enforceable in Ireland).
  • Correspondence from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) (showing that you are registered for trading and resident in the island of Ireland).

To show your connection with the island of Ireland and evidence of commercial identity, please provide ONE of the following:

  • Irish Trademark number.
  • European Community Trademark number.
  • WIPO Trademark number (enforceable in Ireland).
If you hold a different trademark, you should still include this (trademark number and type) in your application. In this case, you’ll also need to provide separate evidence of your connection to Ireland and evidence of commercial identity.
To show your connection with the island of Ireland, and evidence of the name of your club, society or band depends on the following: If the organisation is established as a:
  • Company or Partnership: We will accept any ONE of the document types outlined in the Company or Sole Trader option on this page.
  • Other: If the organisation is otherwise established, we will accept an Irish/Northern Irish bank statement (showing an address in the island of Ireland), or any ONE of the documents types outlined in the Individual option on this page, from a nominated member of the organisation.
If you are a Friendly Society registered under the Friendly Societies Acts 1896-2014, you can provide your identifying number with the Friendly Societies Register. Find this here.

Includes State or Government Bodies, Agencies, and Departments (including Hospitals, Semi-State Bodies, Education and Training Boards and Local Authorities).

If we can verify online that you are a State Agency or Statutory Body, you won’t need to provide any supporting documentation.

If you are not an Irish/Northern Irish company, business partnership, sole trader, school/college or charity you may still be able to eligible to register a .ie domain if you sell goods or services to consumers or businesses in the island of Ireland and can provide evidence of this, such as:

  • Sales invoices showing that the domain holder sells goods or services to consumers or businesses in the island of Ireland.
  • Signed letter from a third party Solicitor or Accountant or Bank Manager or Auditor, confirming that the domain holder is selling goods or services to consumers or businesses in the island of Ireland, or has serious intention to do so in the immediate future.

Companies, business partnerships, sole traders and charities

  • Provide evidence that you sell goods or services to consumers or businesses in the island of Ireland AND proof of your commercial identity (e.g. certificate of Incorporation or verifiable online company number or VAT number).

Individuals (non-resident and non-citizen of the island of Ireland)

  • Individuals who are not resident in the island of Ireland and do not hold citizenship in the island of Ireland are unable to meet the registration requirements. They cannot register a .ie domain.

.IE Domain Price List

All prices exclude VAT. Discounts may be available for multi-year registrations.

YearsRegisterTransferRenew
1€17.06€17.06€17.06
2€34.12€34.12€34.12
3€51.18€51.18€51.18
4€68.24€68.24€68.24
5€80.48€80.48€80.48
6€96.57€96.57€96.57
7€112.56€112.56€112.56
8€128.40€128.40€128.40
9€145.45€145.45€145.45
10€130.07€130.07€130.07