.co.uk domain name

Reserve your .co.uk domain name

When reserving your domain name, it is essential to choose one or more extensions or suffixes (TLDs) to come after the name. It is sometimes advisable to consider several, depending on your site architecture(s), type of activity, brand image, SEO or even geographical presence.

Creation

£4.50 ex. VAT/year £0.99 ex. VAT/year or £1.19 incl. VAT/year

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Included with your domain name

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5GB email account

An essential email solution, linked to your domain name.

10MB web hosting

Perfect for coding your first webpage.

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DNS Management

Link your domain name to your website, manage your email addresses, and configure your subdomains directly from the OVHcloud Control Panel.

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DNSSEC

Secure DNS authentication with your domain name (to be enabled).

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Protection against theft

Protect yourself against fraudulent domain name transfer requests.

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Easy Redirect

Redirect your domain name to a webpage of your choice.

Enter your domain names here (up to 20), with their associated extension. Please note that each domain name must appear on a separate line.

The life cycle of .co.uk

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Creating your .co.uk domain name

Booking Period 1 year
Renewal Period 1 to 10 years
Delivery time Immediate
Domain size 3 to 63 characters
Internationalised domain names (IDN) supported Yes
Price £4.50 ex. VAT/year £0.99 ex. VAT/year or £1.19 incl. VAT/year

.co.uk domain name renewal

Warning emails 60, 30, 15, 7 and 3 days before the expiry date:
Email the day of expiration for notification of suspension of a domain name.
Email following the Redemption Grace Period for notification of deletion of domain name.
Renew directly on www.ovhcloud.com
Renew via your Control Panel
Price £6.99 ex. VAT/year or £8.39 incl. VAT/year

.co.uk domain name transfer

Time to complete the transfer 5 - 10 days
Price £0* ex. VAT/year

.co.uk domain name owner change

Price Free

.co.uk domain name reactivation

Redemption period 30 days
Reactivation by the owner
Price £0* ex. VAT/year

Included with your .co.uk domain name

Disk space 10 MB
Monthly traffic included 1 GB
Email accounts 1 * 5 GB

.co.uk domain name extension

Choose the leading UK domain name extension for your website! The .co.uk extension is by far the most popular.

Applications for a .co.uk domain name are open to anyone. It is therefore widely used by many merchant sites to establish a digital presence in the country, and will inspire confidence and be promoted by UK search engines.

Everything you need to know about .co.uk

The .co.uk extension was created in 1985 for commercial websites in the United Kingdom. Any person or company with a commercial activity may register a .co.uk domain name.

Since June 2014, it has also been possible to reserve a domain name with the short extension “.uk”, provided that you have a UK postal address as a minimum requirement.

It’s worth nothing that if the same domain name exists with different extensions, the owner of the one registered with the .co.uk extension will have priority to get the .uk extension.

The Registry of .co.uk and .uk domain names is called Nominet.

Advantages of the .co.uk extension

The .co.uk extension is the leading domain for the United Kingdom. This area greatly facilitates the sale of goods in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

An e-commerce website with a .co.uk domain name will have its delivery configured by default for the UK. Prices are also displayed in pound sterling, the country's official currency.

A .co.uk domain is an asset for your national SEO. With this extension, search engines will identify your website as a website dedicated to business in the UK. Your product pages are therefore more likely to appear at the top of SERPs for British internet users.