.Pro Domains for Professionals

What is .Pro?

Maintaining a professional image on the Internet is essential in today’s fast-paced electronic world. The .Pro web address presents a new way for you to distinguish yourself or your business online, and indicates that you are serious about electronic security, client privacy and confidentiality.

.Pro is unlike any other domain name extension to date. It is exclusively available to professionals who certify that they meet the requirements of their profession and provide eligibility information with their registration.

Your Identity Is Verified

Registration for a .pro domain name requires you to submit your basic business registration/license information. That means not just anyone can register a .pro. Your visitors know right away that you are who you say you are—a valuable asset in today’s impersonal online world.

Get Your First Choice Domain Name

The restricted registration for .pro means you’re more likely to get your first-choice domain name instead of settling for a less-than-stellar .com variation of the name you want. With general TLDs, especially .com, the best names are already registered. With .pro, you can register your name, your company name, a brand name, slogan or any other memorable domain name.

Who Can Apply for a .Pro?

Originally open only to members of the medical, legal, accounting and Engineering professions who were licensed in the United States, Canada, Germany or the United Kingdom, .Pro is now open to ALL professionals in ALL countries. If you have a business license, you are likely to be eligible to register a .pro domain.

In other words, any professional person can register a 2nd Level name of their choice with no additional restrictions other than those in place to verify their ‘professional status’.

Find out the specific criteria you will need to self-certify your professional affiliation on our .Pro Domain FAQ

Secure Your .Pro for only £11.95/yr!

.Pro differentiates you and your clients, and assists you in securing online communications and transactions. It creates one of the most prestigious, unique and powerful addresses on the web.

2nd Level 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
your.pro £11.95** £31.90* £51.85* £91.75* £191.50*

*70% off 1-10 year registratioions. Special promotional pricing only applies to second-level resolving domains registered or renewed between September 8th 2008 and January 1st, 2010.


How To Order

  • Complete a .Pro order* through our secure orderform.

  • Once you have reserved and paid** for your domain, you will be sent an ‘Authentication & Verification’ email from the registry requesting your professional eligibility information.

  • You must complete and return the A/V information by email within 44 days in order to have your domain resolve succesfully (be available to the web).

  • If the registrant fails to supply their A/V information within the allotted time, the domain will automatically become available again to the general public on the 45th day following registration.

  • If your A/V information does not pass the registry test, you will have an opportunity to resubmit your professional information within a total of 30 days as per the email’s instructions. If satisfactory information is not supplied with 7 days the domain will be deactivated. On the 31st day following the initial request, the domain will be deleted.

*In agreeing to the registry’s new terms of use which are incorporated within the DomainPeople/Hostway Registration Agreement when you complete your order, you are effectively self-certifying that you are a ‘professional’.

**We regret that we will NOT be able to refund monies relating to unsuccessful .Pro registrations as costs are already incurred at registry level for the processing of domain reservations and A/V information.

* All prices exclude VAT where applicable. All plans, packages and offers are subject to terms and conditions of sale available on the site.

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