Domain .ru - national domain: Russia

How to register a .ru internet domain?

  • Registration fee
    If you register the domain as a physical person, please provide us with the scan of the ID card/passport containing your data. In case of registering the domain as a company, please provide us with the scan of the company registration document in an electronic version. Please, send an email with the scan to
  • Renewal fee
  • Trade fee
    A domain owner change requires a signed form to be delivered to the register by the current subscriber and electronic acceptance of the assignment by the new subscriber. We will provide the details once the owner change is initiated. The domain owner change does not extend its validity.
  • Transfer fee
    The domain transfer is different depending on the current domain registrar. In the case of RU-CENTER, it requires approval by the domain subscriber. For other registrars, it will be required to obtain an authinfo code. The domain transfer name does not extend its validity.
  • Reactivation fee
    Additional restore fee is due on the domain renewal date (6 days before expiration date). Restore is possible only within 0 days thereafter.
  • Minimum registration and renewal period
    1 year
  • Restrictions

In connection with Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the sanctions introduced from March 2022 until further notice, we do not offer new .ru domain registrations or transfers. Renewals of domains registered so far will be processed as long as it is possible.

Russian domain information

.ru domains are available to all interested parties without restrictions.

Persons running a business, companies or organization, are required to submit an electronic version of the company’s registration document. We then send this document to the register on behalf of the client.

Natural persons are required to provide their date of birth and send a scan of the passport containing the name of its holder before registering the domain.

Registering a .ru domain is tantamount to accepting the registration regulations issued by the registry.

Information about the .ru domain registry

.ru - country code top-level domain name (ccTLD): Russia

The available domain TLDs: .ru

Registry: Coordination Center for TLD RU


Public WHOIS server:

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