Domain Registration

Information of .NL domain registration

Domain registration for 1 year
Extending of the Domain with 1 year
Fee for changing the domain owner

.NL is the toplevel for domain names in the NETHERLANDS. Realtime Register is an official member of the SIDN. We can register, transfer or change your .NL domain names quickly and efficient. The Registry for .NL domain names you find at

Who can register .NL domain names?

Everyone in the world can register .NL domain names. For domain name holders outside the NETHERLANDS Realtime Register uses her own contact address as additional postal address in the whois information (registry database).

Are there specific requirements to register .NL domain names?

Minimum 2 characters. Maximum 63 characters. You can’t start or end with a (“-”) sign.

Additional requirements for .NL domain names:

Additional requirements you can find in Appendix .NL of the General Terms and Conditions. On the moment the registration of .NL domain names takes place, the dealer, customer and end-user agree with these additional terms and conditions. The dealer/reseller declares to make the General Terms and Conditions as well as Appendix .NL subject to the contract which he has with his customer or end-user (i.e. the domain name holder).


Change of registrar:
Changing of registrar is carried out free of charge. On the order form you can select whether you want to change the registrar including a year extension or not.
The date of expiration activates the protection period (quarantine), which is 45 days long. During this period the domain may be extended by only the original domain owner. Removing the domain from the quarantine is free of charge.
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