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.uk rights of registration

Fasthosts has secured your .uk domain names

Why has Fasthosts secured your .uk domains?

To help protect our domain registrants’ online projects, we have secured all unclaimed .uk domain names for eligible Fasthosts registrants. The UK domain registry Nominet launched the .uk top-level domain in June 2014. Eligible registrants of UK domain names (.co.uk, .org.uk, etc.) were given five years to claim reserved .uk versions of their existing domains.

All unclaimed .uk domains are scheduled for release to the general public on 6th July 2019. To help our domain registrants avoid any disruption or brand damage as a result of missing the deadline, we have secured the remaining .uk domains on their behalf. Domains were secured in June 2019 and will be released back into the public pool if no claim is made.

How do I claim .uk domains secured on my behalf?

To claim a .uk domain secured on your behalf, please call our support team on 0333 0142 700 or email registrants@fasthosts.com. We will verify you as the owner of the qualifying existing domain and assist you with transferring the .uk domain to your Fasthosts account.

Why would I want a .uk domain?

In line with the changing use of domains, Nominet has expanded the namespace to offer new and shorter options for those seeking a descriptive, memorable and UK-focused web address. You may also wish to claim your .uk domain as a brand asset or for brand protection purposes.