Use the search box to check if your ideal domain name is available to buy
Below is a selection of registrar partners for you to choose from, all of them will be able to guide you through the whole processes of purchasing your domain.
We are the official registry for all UK domain names. Our domain search and domain name comparison tools will help you to check that your chosen UK domain is available, then present you with a selection of accredited registrars to choose from, giving you information on each so that you make an informed decision to buy a domain with confidence. If your chosen website name is unavailable, click 'Show Alternatives' to see similar domains that are available to buy.
Our domain name search tool can help you to check whether your perfect domain is available, allowing you to find out who is the owner if it's already been registered. You can also use the tool to find alternative domains that are available. Check out our Choosing a domain name page for some useful tips to help you choose and buy a domain name.
Once you have registered a .UK domain, the details of your registrar and date of registration will be made available via WHOIS. To comply with GDPR your personal details including name and address will not be made publicly available unless you have given consent.
Make sure it reflects what you do
Make sure your domain reflects what your website is going to be about. Use your own name for an online portfolio and either your business name or something closely matching for your business.
Make it memorable
Your domain needs to be easy to remember, easy to say and easy to type. The shorter and simpler, the better.
Make it futureproof
Avoid domains with dates in and think about where you see your business going in the future to make sure your domain name doesn’t limit your offering.
See what’s available and choose your domain name, don’t forget to think about which TLD (the part after the dot) is best suited to
The shorter domain for businesses and individuals.
One of the most established domains in the world, a great choice for business and enterprise in the UK.
Ideal for charities, fundraising and social causes.
For personal blogs, portfolios, hobbies and talents, build your own unique online presence with this domain.
Registrars are online retailers where you can buy your domain.
It’s up to you to decide which is the best registrar for your needs, so think about what you want from your website package and look at what each are offering.
Make sure you check the small print, their credentials and the support they offer customers.