European Domains: Spain (.es)
Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Spanish domain type, ie. “es”. Therefore to search “www.bb-online.es” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.
The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED.
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Once the domain is registered
All Spanish domain names registered with us are stored on our international server. Domains registered with us are automatically provided with their own under-construction page - this notifies potential registrants that the name has been acquired and is now registered. The under-construction page is offered free of charge and may be used indefinitely.
It is possible for Web and/or Mail forwarding to be provided for Spanish domains.
Domain transfer/release fees are charged are by a majority of registrars, but BB Online make no charge to transfer a domain to another Spanish domain name registrar.
Very popular in Spain
Dominos .es is responsible for managing the Internet Domain Names Registry for the country code ".es".
Dominos tasks include everything from assigning new domains to processing applications.
Dominos is a part of the business entity Red.es. To register a domain, Red.es recommend to contact the assigned registrars. They only offer direct registration under special circumstances due to special conditions and it should be noted that this procedure is more expensive.
Anyone can apply for any of the following ".es" domains, it does not matter from where in the world the application is sent. The only criteria to registrate, is to maintain ties to Spain.
Your ".es" domain will be assigned on a first come, first served basis - the first to apply for a domain will obtain the assignation. You should also remember that:
".es" has a number of second-level domains. Among them it is possible to freely apply for any of the following:
".es"To identify a company, organisation or name on the Internet, for example wouldthissuityou.es
".com.es"for low cost activities, for example, concert.com.es Note that individuals, legal entities and organisations without legal entity with ties to Spain may still apply for any ".com.es" or ".es" domain.
".nom.es", for a name, example juliangibbs.nom.es
".org.es"for an organisation, for example, charity.org.es
Entities, institutions or groups, with or without legal entity, that are non-profit making and have ties to Spain may register ".org.es" domains. For ".nom.es" domains, legal entities and individuals with ties to Spain may apply.
There are other second-level domains that has certain requirments, ".gob.es" and ".edu.es" provide public institutions and bodies and institutions in the field of research and education within Spain with an Internet identity. These domains require prior verification and take a maximum of 24 hours to be registered.
".gob.es"domains are reserved for the Public Law entities and Spanish Public Administrations. Reserved for governmental bodies, for example ministry.gob.es
".edu.es"if you are an officially recognised educational organisation, for Entities, institutions and groups, with or without legal entity, that are officially recognised and undertake activities related to education or research in Spain may obtain ".edu.es" domains. Example, xxxschool.edu.es
If you believe that you have initial rights to a ".es" domain name that has already been assigned, you can use the Extrajudicial Conflict Resolution System and pursue to the Regulations for the Extrajudicial Conflict Resolution Procedure.
The right to use an ".es" domain may be transferred in accordance with current regulations. When the trade name or trademark associated with the domain is transferred on a voluntary basis. The owner or a fully authorised represenative of the ".es" domain must send a notification of acceptance of the transfer for the right to use the ".es" domain, along with a photocopy of their identification document.
The picture below shows the amount of registered domain names year by year.
Some domain names may be classified by the registry as a premium domain name and will command a higher price. If you request a premium domain name we will contact you before completing your order.
In addition, the registry may at any time reserve domain names from registration or the sale may be restricted to comply with ICANN requirements.
Registrations are permitted at the second level or at the third level beneath various generic second level categories. Some qualifications and restrictions apply to third-level registrations depending on which second-level domain they are within. Seond-level registrations have had some limitations including requiring registrants to have a connection with Spain, but these restrictions were lifted in a multi-stage process completed by the end of 2005, at which point registrations at the second level of .es were open to anybody worldwide.
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