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Why Choose a .NL Domain?

Like clogs, Gouda, and windmills, a .nl domain name is synonymous with the Netherlands. It’s your chance to build an internet presence that’s 100% dutch, and has the web address to prove it. So if you’re looking for cheap .nl domain name registration, why not buy yours at a low cost from Namecheap today?

Is a .NL Right for Me?

If you want to sink your teeth into the Dutch market (and maybe a stroopwafel), then .nl domains are perfect for you. This top-level domain (TLD) is ideal for growing your audience, whether they’re in Rotterdam, Groningen, Eindhoven or anywhere else in the Netherlands.

Dutch is Life

As the number one TLD in the Netherlands, when you buy a .nl you’ll also secure a trusted and long-established web address. Popular tech companies have set up camp in the country, with Amsterdam dubbed Europe’s Silicon Valley. Whether your site is a blog or new business venture, if you want to be in the Netherlands, you’ll need a .nl. Need another reason to buy a .nl TLD extension? With free Domain Privacy Protection, you can register a .nl anonymously, and keep personal data private – no spam!

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Why Namecheap

Privacy and Security

Your website security and privacy comes first at Namecheap, and we will always support the rights of individuals and consumers online. It’s our mission to keep the Internet open, free, and safe for everyone.

Your Business Online

Boost your business with industry-premium products and services, at prices that won’t break your budget. If it doesn’t provide you with a better Internet experience, we simply don’t offer it.

Customer Service

You’re covered by a Support Team that’s renowned for being one of the most knowledgeable, friendly, and professional in the business. Real people are ready to assist you with any issue, any time, 24/7.

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Safety and support for your .nl

Real DNS Power

Real DNS Power

Namecheap’s network of DNS servers covers Europe and the US to deliver 99.99% uptime – keeping your site running smoothly. Other DNS features include URL and email forwarding to keep your business moving forward too. Plus, we help keep your web traffic safe with DNSSEC as standard on all eligible domains.

Free Email Forwarding

Free Email Forwarding

Create personalized email addresses for your domain and forward them to other email addresses with our email forwarding service. You can create up to 100 forwarding email addresses on our BasicDNS, PremiumDNS and FreeDNS name servers. Never miss an email again with our free service.

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Starting at $2.88/month

Add secure and reliable hosting to your domain through our affordable plans. You can find the perfect hosting at the perfect price quickly and easily. View all our web hosting plans →

SSL Protection
SSL Protection

Starting at $7.88/year

Choose from top SSL certificates to secure your site data – from personal blogs to global e-commerce. Right now you can get a Comodo PositiveSSL certificate at an exclusive price for your first year of any new registration. View all SSLs →

Premium DNS
Premium DNS

Just $4.88/year

Protect your business from DNS DDoS attacks and data leaks without slowing your site down. Our PremiumDNS gives you speed, security, and a 100% uptime guarantee. Shop our DNS services →

Private Email
Private Email

Free trial

Get fast, intuitive business or personal email that’s synced to your new domain name. All your contacts and calendars in one private, cloud-based platform. Test our email packages FREE for two months. View our private email hosting plans →

Frequently asked questions

  • For how many years can I buy .nl domains? How much is a .nl domain?

    You can register a .nl domain for 1-10 years. Buy a .nl domain from Namecheap and get a great price on domain registration today.

  • How do I register a .nl?

    If you’re wondering how to register a .nl domain name, don’t worry – it’s easy.

    First, check if it’s available using the search bar at the top of the page. Then, once you’ve found your dream name, add any additional products that you need and then confirm your order.

  • Is .nl a top-level domain? Is .nl a ccTLD?

    Yes, .nl is a top-level domain, and yes, .nl is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Netherlands.

  • Do I need to reside in the Netherlands to register a .nl domain? Are there any restrictions?

    No, you do not need to live in the Netherlands to register the TLD extension .nl. There are no restrictions, anyone in the world can register.

    Remember, it’s not just about finding the cheapest registrar, it’s important to choose one that you trust, offers benefits and expert customer support.

    Why not choose Namecheap and register your new top-level domain name today?

  • What happens to my .nl domain if I accidentally let it expire? How can I renew my .nl domain registration?

    Once a domain name expires, it is moved to Namecheap parking nameservers, and the website address and mail service will no longer work. You will also not be able to make any changes to the domain.

    If you own a .nl domain, renewals must take place 5 days before the expiration date.

    To prevent this from happening, we recommend switching on Auto-Renew through your Namecheap account.

  • How do I activate my SSL offer?

    There are no coupons to enter. Simply purchase your .nl domain, and at the checkout you will have the option to add a PositiveSSL Certificate to your cart at an exclusive price – valid for the first year of your registration.

Still have questions?

  • ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) charges a mandatory annual fee of $0.18 for each domain registration, renewal or transfer. This will be added to the listed price for some domains, at the time of purchase. See full list of affected domains →
  • You'll receive a domain privacy subscription FREE with every eligible domain registration or transfer. Your subscription is provided by Withheld for Privacy and the services agreement it holds with Namecheap. Terms and conditions apply. Visit the Whois privacy service agreement page for further details.
  • Due to the registry restrictions, domain privacy is unavailable for a handful of TLDs. Check the Domain Privacy page to see the full list.
  • You receive an exclusive PositiveSSL Certificate offer (valid for the first year only) with every new product purchase except domain renewals, or purchase or renewals of any other SSL certificates. Further restrictions may apply.
  • DNS features mentioned are applicable only if your domain uses Namecheap DNS service.
  • DNSSEC is available with all eligible domains as part of Basic or Premium DNS services.
  • Special offer applies to new first-year registrations only and is valid for a limited time.
  • Please note that premium domain names are not eligible for the promotion and prices may differ from those shown.
  • We recommend that you set the following domains to auto-renew at least 12 days before the expiration date: .ch, .es,,,, .fr, .li, .pe,,,, .sg,,,, and
    If your domain is not renewed or set to auto-renewal at least 12 days before the expiration date, it immediately enters the redemption period. Once in this state, it will not be possible to renew it at the regular price. Read more about renewal requirements.
  • We recommend that you set the following domains to auto-renew at least 5 days before the expiration date: .cx, .de, .eu and .nl.
    If your domain is not renewed or set for auto-renewal at least 5 days before the expiration date, it immediately enters the redemption period. Once in this state, your website and other related services will stop working, and it will not be possible to renew your domain at the regular price. Read more about renewal requirements.

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