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A .ie domain name is Ireland's internet address and is beneficial if you wish to target the Irish market or Irish individuals, it lets customers know that you have a real substantive connection to Ireland.

Myhost.ie have been registering .ie domain names since 2001 so we have a great deal of knowledge and our registration process is automated!

Why register a .ie domain ?

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Connection to Ireland

Register a .ie domain to show your customers you have a guaranteed connection to Ireland.

Safe and Secure

The .ie domain is one of the safest domains with fewer instances of cybercrime and cybersquatting compared to others.

Improve Google Rank

Registering a .ie will improve your search engine rankings when someone is searching for services located in Ireland.

Registration and Renewal pricing

Domain Pricing
TLD INFORMATION 1 YEAR
.ie Ireland Ireland Restricted €19.99
*All Domain Registration Prices Listed Are Per Year and Excluding 23% VAT
TLD INFORMATION 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 5 YEAR 10 YEAR
.ie Ireland Ireland €24.99 €22.95 €22.95 €22.95 €20.49
*All Domain Renewal Prices Listed Are Per Year and Excluding 23% VAT
IEDR

Registration Requirement

For Irish domains

Every application for a .ie domain name is checked to ensure that the applicant has a connection with Ireland and that they have a legitimate claim to their chosen domain name.

When you first apply for a .ie domain you need to provide the IEDR with some supporting documentation. This is to verify your claim to the name and your connection to Ireland. More detailed information of documentation required can be found here.

.ie Domain Requirements

We are a registered company and we want to register a domain.
I am self employed and want to register a domain.

You’ll need to provide:

1. Connection with Ireland

To show your connection with the island of Ireland and trading proof, please provide any ONE of the following:

  • Irish VAT number, or other documentation from the Revenue Commissioners.
  • RBN number – find yours here.
  • Letter from a third party solicitor, accountant or bank manager, signed and on headed paper, confirming that you are registered for trading and working with clients in Ireland.

2. Claim to the Domain

Does the domain match your business name?

You’ll need to provide your RBN number. Once we verify this, you won’t need to show us anything else.

Is the domain different to your business name, or, is your business name not registered with the Company Registrations Office?

You’ll just need to include some information with your application explaining why you want this domain name.

Example: I wish to register this domain as it reflects my business name/my product name/my brand name/my shop name etc.”

NOTE: If you are trading under your own full name, or just your surname, you can apply for the domain that matches this. You’ll just need to ensure that your connection with the island of Ireland and trading proof show your full name.


You’ll need to include proof of your connection with the island of Ireland and trading status (e.g. RBN or VAT number) and claim to the domain (explanation of why you want to register it / what it will be used for).

We are a business partnership and want to register a domain.

You’ll need to provide:

1. Connection with Ireland

To show your connection with the island of Ireland and trading proof, please provide any ONE of the following:

  • Irish VAT number, or other documentation from the Revenue Commissioners.
  • RBN number – find yours here.
  • Letter from a third party solicitor, accountant or bank manager, signed and on headed paper, confirming that you are registered for trading and working with clients in Ireland.

2. Claim to the Domain

Does the domain match your business name?

You’ll need to provide your RBN number. Once we verify this, you won’t need to show us anything else.

Is the domain different to your business name, or, is your business name not registered with the Company Registrations Office?

You’ll just need to include some information with your application explaining why you want this domain name.

Example: I wish to register this domain as it reflects my business name/my product name/my brand name/my shop name etc.”

NOTE: If you are trading under your own full name, or just your surname, you can apply for the domain that matches this. You’ll just need to ensure that your connection with the island of Ireland and trading proof show your full name.


You’ll need to include proof of your connection with the island of Ireland and trading status (e.g. RBN or VAT number) and claim to the domain (explanation of why you want to register it / what it will be used for).

I am starting a business, but am not yet registered for trading.

You’ll need to provide:

1. Connection with Ireland

You must include proof that you live within the island of Ireland, such as any ONE of the following:

  • Irish / UK driver’s licence (showing an address in the island of Ireland).
  • Irish / Northern Irish utility bill.
  • Documentation from Revenue Commissioners / HM Revenue & Customs (showing your full name).
  • Irish / Northern Irish bank statement for a personal account, with the financial details blanked out.

2. Claim to the Domain

You’ll also need to include some information with your application explaining why you want this domain name.

Examples: “I wish to register this domain as it reflects the name of my new business.” Or “I wish to register this domain as it reflects the name of a product I am developing for my new business.”

3. Identification

When applying in this way, you’ll also need to provide one form of ID, if this isn’t included with your connection with Ireland*, such as ONE of the following:

  • A passport.
  • A driving license.
  • A social services card.
  • A birth certificate.
  • An immigration card.

*If you are showing your connection to the island of Ireland with a copy of an Irish bank statement, or an Irish driving license, you will not need to show us any extra ID. You’ll need to include proof that you live in Ireland (to show your connection with Ireland), your claim to the domain, along with your proof of identification.

All supporting documentation can be supplied after you have completed the domain purchase and uploaded from your client area.

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