Domains .ru

RU is the contry code ccTLD domain of Russia. In a simple way a RU 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 RU domain name, they will write in a browser www.yourdomainname.ru



Requirements .ru

- Domain register avaliable for every person, organization or Business who wants to register a .ru domain from Russia.

- Previous configuration of the DNS before registering.

- Owner NIF (person) or CIF/VAT(companies) is required.


Additional services

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

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

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

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

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



Registering a ccTLD domain .ru from Russia requires the previous configuration of the DNS before registering the domain. CIF/VAT (companies) o nif (person) is required. You will have to complete an on-line registry form.

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 .ru from Russia the domain must be on the renewal period and it can be renewed for one year.

The renewal period starts 60 days before the expiration date and the domain can be renewed 30 days before the expiration date.


How to transfer

To transfer a ccTLD domain .ru it is necessary:

- Login of the domain is required. https://www.nic.ru/en/cgi/pass_forgot.cgi.

- The domain must have been registered/active for at least 30 days.

- 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.

The transfer usually completes within 5 and 10 days.

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

The domain is not renewed in the transfer.


Owner change

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


Contacts and DNS update

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

Domain changes have cost and are managed in real time, but the response time

depends on the registry.