Businessmen who want to open a company in Czech Republic
are advised to open a website
as well, which represents a flexible method through which the business can address to a larger consumer market. Most of businesses are now present in the online environment
due to its financial potential. In order to open a website in Czech Republic
it is necessary to register a domain name
, a simple process regulated by a set of rules and regulations, on which our Czech company formation specialists
can provide assistance.
Register a domain name in Czech Republic
Persons interested in opening a website in Czech Republic
can verify if a domain name
is available at the Czech Domain Registry
, which is the main entity administering the websites
incorporated on the Czech territory
The country code top-level domain name for websites established in Czech Republic is .cz; it is important to know that the domain name should have a maximum of 63 characters, represented by letters, numbers and hyphens, with the mention that the hyphens can’t be situated at the beginning of the domain name.
An important aspect is that Czech Domain Registry
does not act as a Registrar, but as an authority regulating the activity in the industry; the entity provides a list of accredited Registrars, which can provide their registration services; our Czech company incorporation agents
can provide more details on the available Registrars.
Domain name legislation in Czech Republic
Foreign investors opening a website in Czech Republic should know that the domain name is regulated by several rules of law, stipulating the main conditions in which a website can be registered here and the rights and obligations of parties involved.
The legislation in this sense has been recently modified and from the 1st of March 2015, as the Czech authorities have imposed new regulations related to the registration of a domain name.
It is important to know that a domain name
is registered for a period of maximum 10 years; at the same time, the legislation allows the holder of the website
to renew his or her domain, under certain conditions. Another important aspect is that the registration process
may vary, in accordance with the country of origin of the holder. As such, persons outside the European Economic Area (EEA)
are required to provide different documentation compared to the citizens of the European Union