Guidance for local and central government on how to apply for a .gov.uk domain, the naming conventions and the conditions of use.
This sets out the rules, principles and process for registering and managing government domain names.
The guidance for central government covers:
- government departments
- non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs), also known as arms’ length bodies
The guidance for local and regional government covers:
- fire services
- local authorities
- devolved government
- territorial police forces
- police and crime commissioners
- joint authorities, joint committees and partnership bodies including one or more of the above
These guidelines apply to all new requests for registration.