Today Eurid has announced that its first phase of registrations for the new Top Level web Domain .eu will begin on 07 December 2005. This marks the start of a 4-month “sunrise” period during which only the holders of existing trademarks or other prior rights may register. Registrations for .eu will be fully open to the public from the beginning of April 2006.

Eurid is the independent organization selected by the European Commission to operate the new registry for .eu. Background information on this policy can be found on ".eu" website on Europa.

All enquires on how to register and on the applicable rules should be addressed to Eurid. Full details are available on their website: