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Brexit: .eu domain names during the transition period

4 February 2020

Find out what the Brexit transition period means if you hold a .eu domain

During the transition period, UK residents and citizens will continue to be able to hold and register a .eu domain name.

Eligibility to hold a .eu domain name
To be eligible to hold a .eu domain name you must be:

  • an EU citizen, independently of where you live
  • resident in the EU or European Economic Area (EEA)
  • an organisation, business or undertaking that is established in the EU or EEA

The eligibility criteria is set out in Article 3 of the Regulation (EU) 2019/517.

The measures that EURid had announced regarding the registration and ownership of .eu domains following Brexit will now apply as from the end of the transition period. Read the latest Brexit notice from EURid.