Find your new domain name

Why Choose a .ie domain name?

Secure

The .ie domain is consistently ranked in the top five safest domains in the world. (Source: 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.

.IE Domain Pricing

YearsRegisterTransferRenew
1 €17.06 €17.06 €17.06
2 €44.26 €34.12 €34.12
3 €58.79 €51.18 €51.18
4 €75.00 €68.24 €68.24
5 €85.61 €80.48 €80.48
6 €101.50 €96.57 €96.57
7 €117.33 €112.56 €112.56
8 €133.04 €128.40 €128.40
9 €150.14 €145.45 €145.45
10 €148.29 €145.45

What categories Can I Register a domain name under?

Companies based in Ireland (including Northern Ireland)

Please supply your company number. This can be found online at https://core.cro.ie/ for companies based in the Republic of Ireland. Companies based in Northern Ireland, can find their company number at https://www.gov.uk/get-information-about-a-company

Companies based outside of Ireland

Supply 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).

Sole Traders based in Ireland (including Northern Ireland)

To show evidence of commercial identity, please provide any ONE of the following:

  • RBN number – find yours here. Sole Traders based in Northern Ireland will be unable to provide a RBN, so they should choose another option from the list.
  • 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 your commercial identity.

Sole Traders based outside of Ireland

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

  • 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).
Private Persons Living in Ireland

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).

Personal names are restricted to Irish citizens or those living on the island of Ireland.

Irish Citizens Living Abroad

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

  • Irish Passport.
  • Proof of your current address (doesn't need to be in Ireland)
Trademark Name

Trademark holders can register domain names that match their trademark name. All that's required is your trademark number. For trademarks that don't apply to Ireland, proof of trade with Ireland will be required (for example: Invoices to or from an Irish customer).

School/College/University Name

If the Educational Institution is recognised by the Department of Education no supporting information is required. Otherwise a letter on headed paper will suffice

Government/Statutory Body

No documentation is required provided that the Registry can verify the applicant is a Statutory Body.