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About .dk Domains

The .dk country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) is an extension that represents Denmark.

Features Availability
Who can register? Anyone (details below)1
Registration length 1, 2, 3 or 5 years
Renewal length 1 year at a time
Renewal restrictions Details below2
Transfers to GoDaddy Not supported
Transfers away Supported (details below)3
Private registration Not supported
Protected registration Not supported
Backorders Not supported
Bulk registration Supported
Account change Not supported
Contact updates Details below4
IDNs Not supported
Expiration/redemption Please contact customer support
Refund policy See below5
Nameserver requirements Details below6
Registry DK Hostmaster

The process to activate your .DK domain is easy. The listed registrant should have received an email from info@dk-hostmaster.dk shortly after you purchased your domain. There's an attachment to this email that contains your user ID and password to your registry account, as well as steps to activate your domain. If you are unable to locate this email, please contact info@dk-hostmaster.dk to request your login information. Please follow the steps and activate your domain as soon as possible. Failure to do so within 4 days of purchasing the domain will result in your domain name being deleted without refund.

Note: You should not update the Billing contact information as this will transfer the domain name to the Registry and you won't be able to manage it through your GoDaddy account. 1API GmbH (aka Hexonet) is the partner we use in order to offer .DK domains. If you have accidentally transferred the domain away, please contact our customer support for further assistance.


1 Registration restrictions

Anyone can register a .dk domain. If the registrant or admin contact is an organization/company located in Europe, they have to submit a VAT-ID. If the registrant or admin contact is a natural person, no matter where they live, or is an organization/company outside of Europe, they do not need to submit a VAT-ID.

2 Renewal restrictions

Renewals are allowed anytime between 61 days prior to expiration and 3 days prior to expiration. Renewals for .dk domains can take up to 72 hours before they appear back in the account after expiring.

There is no manual renewal or auto-renewal grace period.

3 Transfers-away details

Transfers-away for .dk domains are initiated by the gaining registrar. An authorization code is not required. You may need to follow further instructions from Transfer my domain away from GoDaddy.

4 Contact updates

You can only update the Technical and Billing contact information for .dk domain names through GoDaddy. However, you can update the Registrant and Administrative contacts through the registry itself.

5 Refund policy

For details on refunds, please visit GoDaddy's Refund Policy page.

Most domains will follow the Standard Terms, but certain domains will have exceptions or may not be refundable at all. Look under BOTH of the following categories:

  • Products with Special Refund Terms (look under Domain Name Registrations/Renewals)
  • Products Not Eligible for Refunds

6 Nameserver requirements

Nameserver features Details
IPv4 Supported
IPv6 Not supported
DNSSEC Not supported
Maximum Length of nameservers 189 characters; does not include domain name
Minimum # of nameservers 2
Maximum # of nameservers 7
Number required to resolve 2
Child nameservers Require IP address; maximum of 1

Nameservers can only be used if they're registered at HostmasterDK and the domain is correctly activated by the domain owner.

To update your nameservers, you must contact the .dk registry and give them the URL, your phone number and email address. You'll then receive an email from the registry prompting you to go to the site to acknowledge your nameserver change. You can also make the request through the registry.

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