Trade domain name

Introduction and rules

The transfer of a domain name belonging to a holder to a third party is also known as trade.

DNS-LU can only get involved in trades for the names it manages. If the domain name in question is still managed by a different registrar, the name needs to be transferred to DNS-LU for it to be able to make the required change. See the section Transferring a domain name to DNS-LU.

Domain name trade request

To trade a domain name with the .LU extension with another entity, the new applicant must fill in the Trade request form and return it duly completed and signed to DNS-LU by fax or post.

Please refer to the section Completing a trade request for information on how to go about this. This will help you fill out the form correctly and avoid delays in performing your request. Please note that any incomplete, incorrect or illegible requests will be rejected.

A domain name trade is considered to be a new registration and requires a New registration contract to be signed. For further information on how to complete the registration form, please see How to complete the registration form.

After receiving these documents, DNS-LU will start the trade procedure. The administrative contact representing the domain name holder must approve the trade with the new applicant within two weeks, otherwise the action will be cancelled.

DNS-LU shall assume no responsibility in the event of inaccurate or incorrect data being confirmed in the database, or in the event of failure to perform a trade through no fault of DNS-LU (e.g. expiry date passed, refusal or absence of authorisation by the administrative contact, invalid email address, missing information, etc.).

DNS-LU considers that the domain name holder need not follow the procedure described above in the following situations:

(a) change of company name
(b) change of legal status.

In this case, the registrant should confirm in writing that the change of name is justified by one of the two situations above, without prejudice to the discretion of DNS-LU as regards the merits of such justification.