Extension - Netim support

# Restrictions

Owner:
The registrant must demonstrate a connection with Ireland (being Irish or an Irish company, owning a trademark valid in Ireland, having Irish customers or suppliers, having a service or product or website dedicated to the Irish people, and so on.)

If the holder already owns a .IE domain name, there is no need to prove their connection with Ireland or their identity again (Only if the Owner's data are identical).

Administrative Contact :

In order to register an .IE domain name, the administrative contact must be an individual who will act as the designated representative of the registrant.

# Procedures

# Registration

The registration of an .IE domain name is subject to a special process.
All applicants, whether they are situated in the 32 counties of Ireland or not, must demonstrate a real and substantive connection with Ireland.

In order to do so, you will have to provide ONE of the information or document following, depending on your status.

Type of owner Document or information
Company, business partnership, sole trader, school / college or charity:

Irish company

  • CRO / RBN number
  • VAT number
  • Tax clearance certificate from Ireland's Revenue Commissioners
  • Irish / European Community Trademark number
  • WIPO trademark number
  • Registered Charity number
  • College / School roll number
  • Correspondence from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
  • Non-Irish Company
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  • Sales invoices showing that the domain holder sells goods or services in the island of Ireland
  • Irish Trademark certificate
  • EU Community Trademark certificate (if enforceable in Ireland)
  • WIPO Trademark certificate (if enforceable in Ireland)
  • Signed letter from a third-party solicitor, accountant, bank manager or auditor, confirming that the domain holder is selling goods or services in the island of Ireland
Individual

Irish Individual

  • Irish Passport
  • Irish driving license / UK driving license (showing an address in Ireland)
  • Irish / Northern Irish bank statement (showing an address in Ireland)
  • Official College ID
  • Department of Social Protection issued Public Services Card
  • Correspondence from Ireland's Revenue Commissioners (showing your PPS number)

Moreover, thanks to the FASTPASS system, if the holder already owns a .IE domain name, there is no need to prove their connection with Ireland or their identity again.

 

# Transfer

In order to transfer your domain name to Netim, you must disable transfer protections and obtain the authorisation code from your current Registrar.

The transfer may take several days.

When the transfer is finalised, a year is added to the expiry date of the domain name.

# Trade

In order to obtain the procedure for changing the holder of your domain name, do not hesitate to contact us.

# Additional information

# Informations

.IE domains have different required values depending on the registrant's legal form:
  • Irish legal entity: provide the VAT number or the registration number (CRO / RBN / ROLL / ...)
  • Irish citizen/resident: No required values
  • Foreign legal entity: provide the VAT number or the registration number and trademark information if applicable

# Additional fields

Some additional information may be requested in order to register a domain. In general, this information is collected by the registries in order to identify the owner, verify that he complies with the registration rules, etc. Here are the additional fields needed for this extension.

Field Label Description
vatNumber
E.U. VAT number
For Legal entities in European Union with such number
companynumber
Legal entity registration number
For Irish legal entities (CRO / RBN / ROLL / ...) or local registration number for foreigners
tmName
Trademark name
For foreigners to proove a connection with Ireland based on a trademark valid in the country
tmNumber
Trademark number
For foreigners to proove a connection with Ireland based on a trademark valid in the country
When using our APIs, additional information must be provided in the corresponding fields of the object StructContact for the domain name holder.

# Operations

Each action on a domain name is managed in our system with an operation. Here are the types of operations supported by this extension. Please note that you can use these operations with our SOAP and REST APIs.

domainAuthid
domainChangeContact
domainChangeDNS
domainCreate
domainCreateLP
domainDelete
domainInfo
domainMailFwdCreate
domainMailFwdDelete
domainRelease
domainRenew
domainRestore
domainSetDNSSEC
domainSetDNSSECExt
domainSetMembership
domainSetPreference.auto_renew
domainSetPreference.registrar_lock
domainSetPreference.to_be_renewed
domainSetPreference.whois_privacy
domainTransferIn
domainTransferOwner
domainTransferTrade
domainUpdateOwner
domainWebFwdCreate
domainWebFwdDelete
domainZoneCreate
domainZoneDelete
domainZoneInit
domainZoneInitSoa
hostCreate
hostDelete
hostUpdate
opeSynchro