.LU represents the official domain extension or the internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) of Luxembourg. This domain extension was introduced in 1995 and was intended for entities with connection to Luxembourg. DNS-LU is the authorized body for carrying out .LU registry and daily management. In the past, (dot)LU is only possible to register through fax or via postal mail. Today, applicants are advised to register .LU domains via accredited registrars like Marcaria.com.
LU also stands for: love you, Lego Universe, level up, Luton (UK postal code), Lucent technologies, land use, learning unit, logical unit, location update, and line unit.
There is no special process needed to register a .LU domain name, no special action is needed on your end.
Entities connected with Luxembourg
|Registrar name||Registered domains||Share, %|
|Ascio Technologies, Inc. Danmark - Filial af Ascio technologies, Inc. USA||2,113||1.93%|
|EPAG Domainservices GmbH||861||0.78%|
.lu domain name is the top l1evel domain on the Internet. .lu domain name was introduced in 1987 by the administration of the Democratic Republic of Luxembourg, then called LU Domain or LUSO INTERNIC.
The registration of a Domain name on the .lu domain name is reserved for natural persons resident or domiciled in Luxembourg.
Two types of registrars exist The registrar is validated by the registry, and the registrar is not validated by the registry. Only validated registrars can provide a .lu domain name as an address to their customers for the use of a web page. At present, only one company offers this service: www.register.lu for all information about registration and prices, please visit their website.
Registering a .lu domain is similar to registering any other domain name, such as .com or .org.
Follow these steps to register your domain:
1 - Select a name for your domain.
2 - Register the domain with an accredited registrar.
3 - Contact the registry to have your domain's status change from pending to active within 24 hours.
In addition to the list of .lu domain names that have been registered, individual Domain registrars have created their own domains under the second level. The most popular are:
A .lu domain name is usually much more expensive than the registration of other domain names. The cost for a year is $29.
It is a good way to protect your company name or personal name. Also by registering a domain name, you can establish your business or personal web site on the Internet.
The .lu domain will make an impact on local and foreign Internet users and it will be easier to remember.
Also, if your company or site is located in Luxembourg, you will legally protect the name of your company and avoid it being used by a third party.
A registrant must meet these requirements:
• The registration of the domain name must be related to the activity of his company, business, or work.
• There may not be an identical domain in the active zone (.lu) and in the parked zone (.com.lu).
• The name requested must be an active domain, not a development site (under construction).
When your payment is not current, you will lose access to all domains and services provided by your registrar.