| 5:08 am on Dec 8, 2004 (gmt 0)|
AFNIC [afnic.fr] is the registry for domain names .fr (France) and .re (Reunion Island). They have nothing to do with Network Solutions.
| 6:31 am on Dec 8, 2004 (gmt 0)|
You need to be French citizen in order to register .fr. The registar system may allow you allow you to register even if you are not, but .fr can take it away from you at anytime. I heard they recently took away hundreds of domains that non-citizens had registered.
| 12:52 pm on Dec 8, 2004 (gmt 0)|
i am a french citizen :-)
can i host the site on foreign servers?
| 2:31 pm on Dec 8, 2004 (gmt 0)|
|can i host the site on foreign servers? |
Yes, once you have your domain name, you can buy hosting separately from anyone you want, and in any country you want. Just specify your .fr domain name when you sign up.
| 8:20 pm on Dec 15, 2004 (gmt 0)|
You can use a company that offers a proxy service for .fr domain names.
That way you will get your .fr domain, although you will not be the legal holder of the domain.
[edited by: tedster at 6:28 am (utc) on Dec. 16, 2004]
| 8:19 pm on Dec 16, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I also looking for place to register .fr domain..
I have a sister in france (that don't know anything in computers.. but if i must live in france, i will register the domain under her name...)
I didn't find in AFNIC where to register.. can someone give a link?
| 8:42 pm on Dec 16, 2004 (gmt 0)|
| 8:48 pm on Dec 16, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I find servel sites.. but the price is about 35-130$... are this is the price for .fr domain or i can find in low price?
[eurodns.com...] - 28 €
[netnames.com...] - 130$ (#*$!?)
| 1:02 pm on Dec 17, 2004 (gmt 0)|
EuroDNS is currently in dispute with AFNIC and can't provide the proxy service.
| 4:52 pm on Dec 17, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I don't need proxy.
I am just looking for a good place, with a good price to register domain under the name of my sister, that live in france...
In afnic i didn't find where to register or find a good provider...
| 12:58 pm on Dec 18, 2004 (gmt 0)|
wandoo offers registration services
| 3:08 pm on Dec 18, 2004 (gmt 0)|
what the address of wandoo?
| 5:02 am on Dec 23, 2004 (gmt 0)|
| 5:09 am on Dec 23, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I'd be worried about registering a name through proxy. The biggest way you can lose your online business is to lose the domain. You a lose anything else and keep going. The domain is everything.
| 10:02 pm on Dec 23, 2004 (gmt 0)|
hanuman, I can't enter wandoo.fr.. i try when you post the last post and also now... it work to you?
| 1:16 am on Dec 25, 2004 (gmt 0)|
| 10:00 pm on Dec 25, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I translate the site via google to english, but i didn't find any place in the site which only remmber that the register domains.. don't even talk about regisrer .fr domain...
Can you give a direct link?
And BTW, thanks for all the help!
| 1:06 am on Dec 26, 2004 (gmt 0)|
i think it is a service they offer to their users.
wanadoo is a french isp. so if you sign up with them [within france of course] than they can register the domain for you and even host it.
| 11:06 am on Dec 26, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Not help me.. i looking for only register...
In all world is so easy to register domain and only in france you need to be minimum GOD for register domain...
| 11:55 am on Dec 26, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I apologise Mods if this should not be posted but a few members are finding it difficult to find a site for .fr domain names
other than these try typing at google what you require
but you must understand in order to own a .fr domain you must either live or have an office in France, its not as easy to own this countries domain name as others worldwide
| 2:38 pm on Dec 26, 2004 (gmt 0)|
I try to check in servel register in France, and it look that you not only need to live in france, you also need to have a register company in france?
Did i understand ok or also private people in france can register domain?
| 3:14 pm on Dec 26, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Yes you did understand OK.
By having an office I did actually mean you have to have a registered company in France.