Reach out to millions of french users online when you register .fr domain name.

Starting from $30/yr
Intended Use: Business Organizations in France, French Start Up Companies, French Websites.

FR Domain Highlights

fr domain name
Domain Type ccTLD
Registry Provider AFNIC
Country France
Maximum Name Length Characters 3 to 63
Registration Term 1
Whois Privacy Not Available
Domain Locking Not Available
DNSSEC Not Available
Explicit Renewal No
Auto Renewal Yes
Auto Renewal Date 2 Days Before Expiry.
Grace Period None
Redemption Period 30 Days
Domain Transfers Not Accepted
Authcode Available
Premium Names Available
Registration Restrictions Presence in European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, or Liechtenstein required. Nameservers needs to pass AFNIC zone check prior to registration.

Why Register .FR Domain Name

The .FR domain name is a country-code top level domain name for France administered by AFNIC. It is the most popular domain name extension in France with over 2 million registrations as of April 2014. If you're seeking to promote your products and services in the French markets or to French-speaking individuals, registering a .FR domain will put you right in front of a whopping 300 million audience worldwide. French is currently an official language in almost 29 countries. With such a powerful worldwide presence the .FR domain name can serve as a perfect benchmark towards building a healthy customer base and expanding your global presence worldwide. On top of that registering a .FR domain name can help you rank better in French versions of major search engines. There are 50 million plus internet users in France as reported by the .FR registry out of which 80 % prefer searching for local businesses having websites with a .FR domain extension. A website with a .FR domain extension e.g. yourwebsite.fr will rank higher on French search engines such as Google.fr compared to the traditional .com, .net and .org versions of the website. Hence registering a .FR domain name boosts your search engine presence, ranks your website higher for competitive business keywords to generate extra organic traffic and helps local residents discover your business, its products and services. The .FR domain can be registered by any individual, private limited company, SME's or larger organizations residing within the European Union including Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein.