FAQs to register .FR[France] domain name

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    FAQs to register .FR[France] domain name

    .FR is the country code domain (ccTLD) for France. It is operated by the French registry AFNIC and can be registered by European entities or individuals.

    In order to register .FR domain, below mentioned Preconfiguration Required at ENOM:-


    1] Registrant Contact

    2] Depending on the type of registrant, different extensions must be provided.

    a]Company: Companies having their head office in the territory of the European Union
    b]Individual: Individual person responsible for the domain.

    3] The registrant's date of birth in the form YYYY-MM-DD

    4] The registrant's place of birth. French registrants have to provide the place of birth in the form <ZIP code>,<City>(e.g. "78181, Saint Quentin en Yvelines Cedex").
    Non-French registrants simply have to provide the <TWO-LETTER COUNTRY CODE> of their country of birth (e.g. "DE").

    5] French company with a SIREN or SIRET number should continue to provide this number instead as legal id. The SIREN (Système d’Identification du Répertoire des Entreprises) number is the first part of the SIRET NUMBER and consists of 9 digits. The SIRET (Système d’Identification du Répertoire des Etablissements) number is a unique identification number with 14 digits.

    6] Companies with a European trademark:For companies with a European trademark can additionally add their trademark number using this extension.

    7] The DUNS number is a nine-digit number, issued by Dun & Bradstreet. DUNS is the abbreviation of Data Universal Numbering System. Companies with a valid DUNS number are still obliged having their head office in the territory of the European Union. The DUNS number can be provided using this extension.

    8] Companies with a local identifier specific to a country of the European Economic Area can provide their local identifier using this extension.

    9] French associations listed with the Journal Officiel de la R駱ublique Fran軋ise - The official gazette of the French Republic: The Journal Official Associations publishes notices of creations, breakup or substantial changes with nonprofit associations in France. Using the website SOCIETE.COM : L'information gratuite sur les entreprises du Registre du Commerce and the database they provide, query for the respective data below to register a .FR domain name. - The date of declaration of the association in the form YYYY-MM-DD.

    10] The number of the Journal Official.

    11] The page of the announcement in the Journal Official.

    12] The date of publication in the Journal Official in the form YYYY-MM-DD.


    Q :- Can I register .FR domain name for more than a year ?
    Ans :- No, you can register .FR domain name for a year at a time, with 3 to 63 characters, and can contain letters (a to z), numbers (0 to 9), and hyphens.

    Q :- What are the requirements of name servers for .FR domain ?
    Ans :- .FR domain name must have two reliable nameservers. Nameservers must be added in the list of it's zone file, when you register or modify the domain.

    Q :- Can I register Private Nameservers for .FR domain ?
    Ans :- You can use private name servers however, you need to ensure that they are resolving properly before you assign them to the domain. For example, if you want to register mydomain.FR and use the nameservers ns1.mydomain.FR and ns2.mydomain.FR, then you must list those nameservers in the domain name's zone file.

    Q :- Can I add ID Protection to .FR domain ?
    Ans :- AFNIC Registry do not provide feature to hide the whois information of .FR domain.

    Q :- When can I renew .FR domain name ?
    Ans :- Domain must be renewed 2 days before it expires. Redemption period lasts 30 days after the grace period. You may need to pay huge cost to reinstate the domain from Redemption period.

    Q :- How do I transfer my .FR domain name to another registrar?
    Ans :- Please contact our Billing Department for Authorization key. It takes 7-10 days to complete the domain transfer.

    You can contact Billing Department any time for the registration of domain name