.eu domain names during the transition period

Find out what the transition period means if you hold a .eu domain.

UK registrants of .eu will be able to retain their .eu domain during the transition period.


To be eligible to hold a .eu domain name you must be:

  • an EU citizen, independently of where you live
  • resident in the EU or EEA
  • an organisation, business or undertaking that is established in the EU or EEA

The eligibility criteria is set out in Article 3 of the Regulation (EU) 2019/517

Once the new regulation has been incorporated into the EEA agreement, EEA citizens will also be able to register for .eu domain names independently of their place of residence. The timing of incorporation will be determined by the EU and the EEA.

Published 16 October 2019