Register a .co.UK domain for UK businesses
Go local and showcase your identity
Competitive prices at IONOS
.co.uk domain feature list:
- Create a professional email address
- Unlimited email forwarding
- Advanced DNS management
- 24/7 customer support
- A wide selection of domains, including new domains
- Fast and simple domain setup
- Secure your domain with Domain Lock
- Regular offers exclusive to IONOS customers
What is a .co.uk domain?
Bag your own .co.uk domain
Anyone can register a .co.uk domain name. This includes companies, non-profit organisations and individuals – there are no restrictions. You don't need a website in order to register a .co.uk domain, and you don't have to live in the UK. Register your .co.uk domain now.
First of all, the .co.uk domain is a country-coded domain for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Why should you choose to register a .co.uk domain over any other domain extension?
The answer is simple. You can show your origins by identifying your website with a .co.uk domain extension. Let your website visitors or customers know where you are from. As a foreign company, you can also use the .co.uk domain to mark and display your business presence in the UK.
The .co.uk domain can also be a great alternative to other top-level domains (TLDs) if your dream address is already taken. With over 10 million registered .co.uk users, you'll join a large group of satisfied website owners.
Registering your .co.uk domain only takes a few seconds. If you don't already have an existing domain name you wish to use, you're free to come up with one for your .co.uk extension.
The IONOS domain registration tool can also help you find a suitable domain name by suggesting variations of your domain name searches. Choose you're preferred domain name and click check.
That's it! If you decide to have IONOS host your domain and website, you can choose one of the many packages offered directly after having registered your .co.uk domain. Don't be disappointed by other domain registrars do it right and register your domain with IONOS!
The .com domain is the most commonly used domain extension worldwide (with more than 118 million registered domains).
The domain name ".com" is an abbreviation of "commercial" and it was originally used by commercial organisations. But with the opening of unrestricted registrations, this initial distinction disappeared. Today, a lot of websites with no commercial background own a .com domain, so new website owners have to ask themselves which domain better suits their needs — .com or .co.uk?
The answer depends on the purpose of your website. If your main target audience is located in the UK, .co.uk is a great choice. This domain extension emphasises your local credentials. However, a .com domain has greater acceptance worldwide and helps you appeal to an audience beyond the borders of the United Kingdom. For maximum outreach, use the .com and the .co.uk domains simultaneously. IONOS offers great prices for both domain extensions.
Yes. Transferring an existing .co.uk domain to IONOS is simple. In contrast to domains like .com, .org or .info, UK domains (.co.uk or .org.uk) do not require authorisation codes. Instead, they use IPS tags, which were implemented by the UK registry (Nominet) in order to control domain name transfers. There is a step by step guide on our help centre page for transferring your domain to IONOS.
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