Domain of Germany

.DE is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the country of Germany.  Highly popular in Germany, the intended use of the domain is for individuals and commercial entities associated with the country of Germany.  The .DE domain is one of the largest TLDs in the world and the largest ccTLD.  In order to register a .DE Domains you are required to provide a local presence.  In the event that you cannot provide this, DN Pilot would be more than happy to offer you our .DE Trustee Serive, thus making .DE available to anyone worldwide.

Additional Informations

TLD Type: 
Country Code Top-Level Domain
Registry Introduction: 
1api GmbH
  • IDN capable:  Yes
  • Restore capable:  NONE
  • Handle Updates:  Supported (partially)
  • Registration System:  Real-Time

Important dates related to .DE domain names. Please keep in mind that these schedules and periods are exact.


Registration Periods:  1M,1Y
Add Grace Period:  0
Accounting Period:   -1w
Finalization Period:   0
Failure Period:   1d
Payment Period:   -61d
Deletion Restorable Period:  0
Deletion Hold Period:   0
Explicit Renewals:  NO
Renewal Periods:  1M,1Y

Transfering in your .DE domain to DN Pilot is easy.  Simply search for the domain name in your panel and select Transfer on the results page.  Contact DN Pilot Sales for pricing for bulk transfers - we would love to hear from you!

Registry Transfer Details:

Transferclass:  PULL
Transfer Periods:   R1M,R1Y
Transfer Authcode required:  YES
Transfer Real-Time:  YES
Transfer Pending Period: -
Transfer Expire Action: -
Transfer ACK by: NONE
Transfer NACK by:  NONE
Transfer Lock:   YES
Transfer Confirmation (Request / Approve): / REALTIME



DN Pilot has many resellers selling .DE domains to their own customers.  Becoming a reseller is easy, and with some of the industry's best wholesale prices, reselling can be very profitable.  Some of the benefits of reselling with DN Pilot include:

FREE Signup and No Commitments

DN Pilot is known for its straightforward and partner-friendly business policies.  No deposits needed.  No minimum revenue required.  No gimmicks.  Just sign-up for FREE and get great wholesale pricing.

Wholesale Pricing 

Resellers working with DN Pilot can be confident that they will receive globally-competitive wholesale prices for all domains and services.  Please contact us to find out more about our wholesale pricing plans.  If you plan on a bulk transfer of domains, contact us first and we can make sure you have the right pricing before your transfer.

Reselling Your Way 

DN Pilot offers resellers multiple ways to connect and sell our services.  Many use our comprehesive web Control Panel.  Some use any one of our six APIs.  Still others use modules for WHMCS, AWBS, or PLESK.  Choose the one that best suits your business.



Do I need to be a citizen or registered business in the specific country to register its ccTLD?

Some country-code-Top-Level-Domain (ccTLD) registries are completely open to everyone.  Other ccTLD registries do require the registrant to be citizen, resident, business, or simply an address for the respective country.

For more FAQs and information on .DE, please visit the DN Pilot wiki.