Domains .fr

FR is the contry code ccTLD domain of France. In a simple way a FR domain name serves to identify you with a name, product, brand, ... in the Internet through a web page or other services such as email. For example, if someone wants to see your web page that is under your FR domain name, they will write in a browser www.yourdomainname.fr

France (.fr) is a sovereign state of the European Union, very economically and socially developed. It is the 5th world economy in terms of GDP, a member of the G8, of the Euro Zone and houses many of the world's leading multinationals, in addition to being the world's first tourist destination, with 80 million foreign visitors a year. Its capital is Paris, with approximately 2,193,030 inhabitants.

With a population of 65,000,000 inhabitants, it has about 43,000,000 Internet users. The number of Internet users has grown 400% since 2000. The French .fr domain allows you to access a market 65,000,000 users in France and 130,000,000 who speak French in the world. It is a very advanced country in new technologies since 70% of the total population has access to the Internet. It is one of the best markets in the world to expand internationally and has the .fr domains to do so through the Internet. As of July 21, 2019 there were 3,401,136 registered .fr domains.


Requirements .fr

- Domain register avaliable for every person, organization or business in EU.

- Previous configuration of the DNS before registering. The primary DNS server must have an IP range different to the IP's secondary DNS.

If you don't have a DNS servers with the necessary characteristics for registering a .fr domain you can use Entorno Digital's DNS servers.


Additional services

Si no dispones de servidores de DNS con las características que se necesitan para registrar un dominio .fr puedes utilizar los servidores de DNS de Entorno Digital.

- With the purchase of your .fr domain you can select our DNS servers for the activation of your ".fr" domain.

- Entorno puts at your disposal with .fr domain registration a wide range of services of hosting, virtual servers and SSL certificates.

- If you are interested in recovering or monitoring a domain .fr you can check our corporate services section.

- When buying web domain with the .fr extension we can help you in your online presence project with opensource applications such as Wordpress, Drupal, etc. or custom projects hosted on your .fr web domain



EU residents will be able to register .fr without restrictions from December 6th,2011

To register a ccTLD domain .fr from France it is necessary:

- The previous configuration of the DNS is necessary before registering the domain. The primary DNS server must have an IP range different to the IP's secondary DNS.

- The domain holder must be a resident of European Union. If you don't have a contact in EU.

Allowed characters:

- Minimum: 3

- Maximum: 63

- Letters and numbers.

- Hyphens ("-"), Hyphens are not allowed before or after the domain name.

The registration is done for a year.


How to renew

To renew a ccTLD domain .fr from France the domain must be on the renewal period and it can be renewed for one year.

The renewal period starts 30 days before the expiration date.

Restore is available.


How to transfer

To transfer a ccTLD domain .fr it is necessary:

- Auth code. This code must be facilitated by the actual registry.

- The domain must be un-locked for transfer by the actual registry. If so, the client must contact the current registrar to un-lock the domain for transfer.

When a domain .fr is transferred it is renewed for another year since the transference date and the transfer. The process usually completes in 5 days.

We suggest you transfer your domain name enough days before expiration in order to avoid your transfer being denied.


Owner change

Contact with Entorno Digital in order to do a holder change for a domain .fr


Contacts and DNS update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .fr domains through your control panel, you can have access on the field “REGISTERED USER” on our website.

The changes are done at a real time and have no cost.


Capital: Paris

Language: French

Population: 67.795.000 hab.

Domain on the internet: .fr