Registration and Naming in the .ie Namespace

This policy explains the registration requirements for .ie domains and how .ie domains are managed after registration.


The following processes are detailed within the Policy –

  • Domain Registration – we explain how to register a .ie domain name. All applicants must provide evidence of their connection to Ireland and identity. Information on the types of evidence we accept is also included.
  • Domain renewal – how to renew a .ie domain and what happens if you don’t renew.
  • Domain modifications – we explain how to update .ie domain registration data. This includes updating contact information, updating DNS records and changing registrar.
  • Registrant transfer (or domain holder change) – we explain how you can request to transfer a .ie domain to a new registrant.