Nominet .UK Domain release

Monday, July 8, 2019

As you know, the rights period for previously reserved .uk domain names ended on 25th June 2019.

All domains with rights that had not been registered by the rights holder before this deadline are now eligible for general release and are being released this week in five batches (Stage two release).

Stage Two Release (General Availability) starts on Monday 8th July

The release schedule for Stage Two is as follows:
08th July 2019 // Batch 1: Domains beginning 0-9, a-b
09th July 2019 // Batch 2: Domains beginning c-f
10th July 2019 // Batch 3: Domains beginning g-m
11th July 2019 // Batch 4: Domains beginning n-s
12th July 2019 // Batch 5: Domains beginning t-z

Domains that are released in batch 1 but not registered will become generally available through the normal systems on 8th July between 14:00 and 14:30 BST (UTC+1).

Batch 2 will be released between the same times on the 9th July, batch 3 on the 10th July etc.

Once the domains become available, they will then remain available until registered.

There is no sign-up process to take part in stage two of the release. This is a general release between 8th July and 12th July via the normal systems. If you have any questions about this process at all, please raise a support ticket or telephone us.

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