.fr domain registration requirements
France is represented by the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) .fr
The .fr domain can be registered by any company or individual residing within the European Union, as well as Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein.
One year is the maximum period of registration, although the domain can be renewed 30 days (but no later than 12 days) prior to expiration.
During the registration process for a .fr domain, a number of additional attributes must be provided:
- SIREN number (Système d’Identification du Répertoire des Entreprises – 9 digits) or SIRET number (Système d’Identification du Répertoire des Etablissements – 14 digits) – for French companies with SIREN or SIRET numbers
- EU Trademark number – for companies that have a trademark
- DUNS number (Data Universal Numbering System – 8 digits) – Companies with a valid DUNS number issued by Dun & Bradstreet
- EEA Local Identifier(European Economic Area) – available to companies with a local identifier specific to a member state
Additionally, if the domain is registered on behalf of a French association listed in the Official Gazette of the French Republic, the following information is required:
- Association declared on (in YYYY/MM/DD format)
- Issue of the Gazette
- Gazette published on (in YYYY/MM/DD format)
- Page of the announcement
You should leave the Organization and Job Title fields blank in your Domain Contacts if Individual person responsible for the domain is selected. The following extended attributes are required:
- Date of birth (in the YYYY/MM/DD format)
- Country of birth
The registrant should provide the city of birth and the zip/postal code if “France” is selected in the Country of birth field.
Register your .fr domain from our domain registration page.