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About .NRW domains

GoDaddy Registry is the sponsor and Knipp Medien und Kommunikation GmbH is the backend provider for the .NRW extension.

Who can register .NRW domains?

Anyone that has a postal code within the North-Westphalia region can register .NRW domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration restrictions

When registering a .NRW domain, you must follow specific requirements.

  • Must use: 3-63 characters
  • Can use: Letters (a-z characters), numbers (0-9) and hyphens (except in the 3rd or 4th characters of the domain name)
  • Cannot use: Special characters (e.g., & and #)
  • IDNs: Supported



For details on refunds, see our refund policy. Most domains will follow the Standard Refund Terms, but certain domains may have exceptions or may not be refundable at all. Review the information under Products with Special Refund Terms > Domain Name Registrations/Renewals and Products Not Eligible for Refunds.

Nameserver requirements

  • Must use: 1-13 nameservers
  • Can use: DNSSEC, IPv4, IPV6

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