.DE refers to the official domain extension or the internet country code top level domain (ccTLD) of Germany. The spelled out meaning of DE is Deutschland which is the German word for Germany. It was introduced in 1986 and was intended for entities affiliated with Germany. DENIC is the authorized unit for carrying out its registry.
There is no special process needed to register a .DE domain name, no special action is needed on your end.
Entities connected with Germany