.eu (European Union) - Amazon Route 53

.eu (European Union)

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Registration and renewal period

One to ten years.


Open to the public, with one restriction:

  • You must provide a valid postal address from one of the 30 states of the European Economic Area (EEA) or if you’re a citizen of one of the 27 member-states of the European Union (EU), you must specify your EU country of citizenship.

Privacy protection

Not supported.

Domain locking to prevent unauthorized transfers

Not supported. We recommend that you prevent unauthorized transfers by restricting access to the RetrieveDomainAuthCode API action. (When you restrict access to this Route 53 API, you also restrict who can generate an authorization code using the Route 53 console, AWS SDKs, and other programmatic methods.) For more information, see Identity and access management in Amazon Route 53.

Internationalized domain names


Authorization code required for transfer to Route 53



Supported for domain registration. For more information, see Configuring DNSSEC for a domain.

Deadlines for renewing and restoring domains
  • Renewal is possible: Until the expiration date

  • Late renewal with Route 53 is possible: No

  • Domain is deleted from Route 53: On the expiration date

  • Restoration with the registry is possible: Until 40 days after expiration

  • Domain is deleted from the registry: 40 days after expiration


The registrar for this TLD is our registrar associate, Gandi.

WHOIS Search

For information about existing .eu domains, see https://whois.eurid.eu/en/.