.legal Domain Registration

For websites focused on information or services related to the law, a .legal domain name is a great choice for a domain that is memorable and easy for your clients to search for.

Register for 71.49 USD/YEAR

Transfer in for 71.49 USD/YEAR

Private Registration

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Frequently Asked Questions for .legal

.legal domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .legal during general availability is Instant.
.legal Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.legal); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.legal).
DNSSEC is available for .legal domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .legal domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
Trustee Service is not available for .legal extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Your .legal domain name can be hosted on any hosting platform, whether a cloud-based website builder service like join.law's Easy Website Builder or server hosting platform like join.law Web Hosting using Plesk.
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .legal requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .legal domain.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .legal Top Level Domain is Identity Digital. You may visit them at https://identity.digital/.
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