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The UK Domain is run and managed by Nominet, the UK’s largest domain registry. We inspire and provide advice and guides for small businesses and individuals to help them get online with a professional website and email address. Today over 3 million UK businesses and millions more consumers use a domain name ending in .UK and rely on our registry services. 

about us

Here to help

Based in the UK, our in-house customer support team are committed to providing the highest level of service. We are passionate about putting our customers’ needs first and are on hand to support your online journey every step of the way.

Established in 1996, we have over 20 years’ experience in helping small businesses and individuals get online.

Our Customer Service Team is available Monday – Friday from 8:00-18:00 UK time by calling +44 (0)1865 332244.

“Speed of response and an obvious willingness to help the customer with whatever the problem actually was – what more can anyone ask for?”

Why choose a domain name ending in .UK?

Public Benefit

We are an internet company with over 2,500 members, and are focused on delivering public benefit. With the proceeds of our successful registry business, we set up and support the charitable foundation Nominet Trust, the UK’s leading social tech funder. Projects funded in 2016 included: Social Tech SeedBAFTA Young Game Designers and iDEA. This year we have confirmed a £5.4 million charitable donation to Nominet Trust bringing our total contribution to over £44 million.


We are the trusted guardian of the UK namespace – one of the world’s largest country code registries. We run and manage the infrastructure for .UK, .cymru, .wales and 35 other branded and generic TLDs, including .bbc and .london. We also work with the UK government to protect its Public Services Network, in partnership with the National Cyber Security Centre.


Established in 1996, we are building on our experience of running the .UK namespace by exploring further opportunities around emerging internet technologies. We now operate in a number of business areas, from providing internet connectivity and analytics for Internet of Things (IoT) devices to selling complex data analytics software.