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Domain name registration Japan(.jp)

An .jp is the extension for the registration of domain names from Japan. Here are our prices, requirements and more information about registration of a domain name in Japan.

General information .jp

Country JapanJapan (JP)
Purpose Country Code Top Level Domain
Status Active
Price per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Min. registration period 1 year
IPv6 Support No
DNSSec Support Yes
IDN Support IDN available
ac.jp
Purpose higher level academic institutions
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Schools established under the School Education Law or other laws, institutions used by several different universities, universities, technical schools, incorporated schools and incorporated technical schools may register a domain name under ".ac.jp".
ad.jp
Purpose JPNIC members
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Only members from the Japan Network Infomation Center (JPNIC) may register an "ad.jp" domain name.

co.jp
Purpose incorporated companies including foreign companies registered in Japan
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Companies having an official corporate registration in Japan and non-Japanese companies that are registered as Gaikoku Kaisha (foreign company) may register a ".co.jp" domain name. Note that the corporation is registered under the laws of Japan. Finally, a company may only register one ".co.jp" domain.
ed.jp
Purpose educational institutions for individuals under 18
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Nurseries, kindergartens, primary schools, junior high schools, middle educational schools, high schools, schools for handicapped children, vocational schools and other types of schools which are mainly for people under the age of 18 may register an ".ed.jp" domain name.
go.jp
Purpose Japanese government ministries and their endeavours
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Japanese government authorities, research institutes under Japanese authority's jurisdiction, and government-affiliated corporations may register a ".go.jp" domain name.
gr.jp
Purpose groups of two or more people or groups of registered companies
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Groups which consist of two or more individuals residing in Japan, or groups of two or more corporations established under the laws of Japan, whereby the representative and alternate representative of each group must be individuals who reside in Japan, may register a ".gr.jp" domain name.

lg.jp
Purpose local government authorities
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Only Japanese local authorities may register a ".lg.jp" domain name.
ne.jp
Purpose network service providers
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Network service providers in Japan, offering network services to the general public on either profit or non-profit basis may register a ".ne.jp' domain name. Each Network service provider may apply one ".ne.jp" domain name.
or.jp
Purpose registered organizations and non-profit organizations
Price a year per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Domain is company name No
Reserved names Not listed
Restrictions:
Judicial persons established under the laws of Japan may register an ".or.jp" domain name.
Price per 1 year € 99.00
Transfer fee per 1 year € 99.00
Trade fee per 1 year € 99.00
Renew fee per 1 year € 99.00
Setup fee € 0
Restore fee € 149.00
Min Characters 3
Max Characters 63
Max registrations Unlimited
Only company's No
Local contact Yes
Domain is company name No
Passport No
VAT number No
Trademark No
Local trademark No
Reserved names Not listed

Any individual, group, or organisation that has a permanent postal address in Japan may apply for a ".jp" domain name.
Nameservers preconfigured No requirements
Nameservers on different subnet No
Minimum nameservers 2
Working mailexchanges No
Zone update time 0
Min Characters 3
Max Characters 63

The ".jp" domain name supports IDN.



Besides Japanese domain names, it's also possible to register a domain name with Latin characters. However, in both situations there are other restrictions:



Japanese domain names:

- contain only Japanese characters.

- consists of one till fiftheen (1-15) characters.

- may not contain a dash on the third and fourth position.



Latin domain names:

- contain letters (a-z), number (0-9) and hypens (-), or a combination of these.

- consists of three till sixty-three (3-63) characters.

- start and end with an alphanumeric character, not a dash.

- do not contain a dash on the 3rd and 4th position (tagged domains).



Whois privacy Yes
Whois server whois.nic.ad.jp
Edit whois No
Whois update 1 day
Lock domain No
EPP connectie No
Update handles No
Deletion timeframe 0
Expiration timeframe 0
Redemption period 0 days

If you decide to register a ".jp" domain name. You agree that:

- the domain name is not used in bad faith

- the domain name is not against the Japanese law.

- you don't infringe or violate the right of third parties.

Name Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd.
Address Chiyoda First Bldg. East 13F,
3-8-1 Nishi-Kanda
Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0065
Japan
Admin Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd.
Chiyoda First Bldg. East 13F,
3-8-1 Nishi-Kanda
Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0065
Japan
higashida@jprs.co.jp
+81 3 5215 8451
+81 3 5215 8452
Admin email higashida@jprs.co.jp
Tech Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd.
Chiyoda First Bldg. East 13F,
3-8-1 Nishi-Kanda
Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0065
Japan
tech-admin@jprs.jp
+81 3 5215 8451
+81 3 5215 8452
Portal http://jprs.jp/
Whois whois.jprs.jp

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