Register a .ie Domain Name

How to registering Irish domain names

.ie is associated with Ireland’s Internet Website addresses, if you want to target the Irish market or people, it’s the address for you. Pinguis Web and Hosting offer low costs registration of Irish domain names (.ie).

In order to register your .ie domain name we will usually need the following:

  1. Identification and proof of address.
  2. Your claim to the domain, such as a Registered Business Name (RBN) or Company Number, or Charity Number.

.IE domains:

Web Forwarding

Redirect your new domain names to your existing web sites or your ISP’s webspace.

Email Forwarding

Redirect email for your new domain to any existing email address, like your Gmail or Hotmail account.

Full DNS Control

You have full online control of A, MX and CNAME records through your Online Control Panel.

Value For Money

Our prices are fully inclusive offer great value for money. Unlike other registrars, we don’t charge more for renewals.

An Irish (.ie) domain operate in a different manner to a .com .org or .net domain, which are awarded on a first come first served basis. Irish domains are awarded by the IEDR (Irish Domain Registry) once you have proven you are entitled to use the domain name.

We register names in the following categories:

  • Category 1: Personal Name
  • Category 2: Corporate Name
  • Category 3: Registered Trade Mark Name
  • Category 4: Registered Business Name
  • Category 5: State Agency Name
  • Category 6: Publication Name
  • Category 7: Educational Institution Name
  • Category 8: Politician’s Name
  • Category 9: Personal Trading Name

Important Points To Note:

A registration request for a .ie domain name, you may be required to produce information to validate your application. Usually, if your Company Number, Business Number or Community Trademark can be verified online no further documentation will be required.

Applicants based outside the Island of Ireland must be able to demonstrate a real and substantive connection to Ireland. Acceptable documentation demonstrating trade activity within Ireland are as follows:

  • Copies of invoices (trading either to or from Ireland)
  • Brochures showing a significant intention with trade.
  • A signed letter on headed paper from a bank manager, firm of chartered accountant(s), registered auditor(s), tax consultant(s) or solicitor(s) confirming the applicants trade with Ireland.

Domain registration fee’s are non refundable. Once an application is submitted to the Registry, you have 27 days to submit the supporting documentation is required.

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