Registration and Naming in the .ie Namespace

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

A new version of this policy will take effect from 16 November 2020.

Click here to read it.



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.