General information about .uk domain extension
Special provisions for .uk domain
United Kingdom - UK.
Registration in ~ one day
After a prior notification of renewal or expiration of a .uk domain, it will be automatically returned to the Registry for registration according to the rule first come, first served.
Trends and general information
Due to the subsequent opening of the records directly under .uk, the owners of a .co.uk domain are entitled to the same domain name under .uk.
All those .co.uk domains registered before 10.06.2014 08:00 (UTC) are eligible. The claim ends at 10.06.2019 07:59 (UTC). Whether or not you register a .uk domain can be verified on the .uk WHOIS launch site.
In February 2020, a study was published showing the huge spread and popularity of the .uk domain: Nearly 10 million .uk domains registered make the British extension the fourth most popular domain extension worldwide.