FREE domain name registration

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FREE with web hosting or other plans:

  • Domain & email accounts
  • Privacy protection for eligible domains
  • https instead of http – with Wildcard SSL
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How to get your free domain name

Get your hands on a free domain with selected hosting, website and email plans. Eligible domains include .com, .net, .org, .biz, .me, .online, .us, and .ca.


Web hosting plan

Business plan

  • FREE domain privacy for eligible domains
  • Wildcard SSL Certificate included
  • Email account included

MyWebsite plan

Starter plan

  • FREE domain privacy for eligible domains
  • Email account included *All the storage you need

Business Email plan

Mail Basic 1

  • FREE domain privacy for eligible domains
  • 1 email account with 2 GB
  • Virus protection

Free domain registration and hosting

Getting a domain is the starting point for every online project. That's why you'll receive a free domain included with the majority of our paid products. Discover our 3 popular plans.

Host your domain

For anyone looking at being present online, picking the right hosting plan is important. The included free domain helps get your web project set up and online in no time.

There are a number of free hosts available who can help you create a website on one of their subdomains without any upfront costs.

However, if you find that your site is slow to load, inundated with unwanted advertising, or there is a lack of customer support available, then you should consider switching to a paid provider. See how we stack up to the competition.

Plan example: Business

  • Free domain for 1 year
  • FREE domain privacy for eligible domains

  • Free Wildcard SSL Certificate

  • Unlimited storage

  • Unlimited databases

  • Email account included

  • HTTP/2 protocol

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Create a website and domain

Intuitive website builder with AI assistance If you're looking at creating a website using an easy-to-use drag and drop website builder, then a MyWebsite plan is the right choice for you. All plans come with a free domain and email account, stunning templates optimized for mobile devices, and built-in tools that will help you reach the right audience. Among other features, the product allows you to offer your site in multiple languages, and helps you keep in touch with your visitors through customer review widgets. Plan example: Starter

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Set up an email address

Having the right domain address is key when it comes to communicating via email. An email address such as:,

will leave potential customers with the impression that you mean business, especially when compared to competitors with addresses like:

All our email plans come with a free domain bundled in.

Plan example: Mail Basic 1

  • 1 Free domain for lifetime

  • 1 ad-free email account

  • Spam filter

  • Webmail

  • Synchronized on all devices

  • 24/7 expert support

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Learn more about our FREE domain extensions

Register any one of these great domain extensions for free with the IONOS plan of your choosing.

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.com domain

It's the world's most popular domain for a reason. Nothing screams professionalism and reliability quite like a .com top-level domain (TLD).


.biz domain

If your online business is growing and you're looking to raise your visibility, why not choose one of the most trusted business domains available?

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.ca domain

Join and connect with millions of other Canadians who have found success with a .ca domain name.

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.us domain

The .us domain extension is a valid domain available to anyone with a connection to the United States. It's as American as apple pie, baseball, or the romcom.

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.online domain

What better way to present yourself online than with a .online domain name?

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.me domain

Due to the fact that this domain became used world-wide, search engines began to see the .me domain as a generic top-level domain (gTLD) rather than a ccTLD, enabling it to show up in web searches globally.

.org domain logo

.org domain

Open for anyone to use, .ORG gives voice to millions of organizations and individuals, civic groups, non-profits, clubs, political parties, charities or environmental associations.

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.net domain

.net is one of the select few domains that has been going strong since the beginning of the internet.

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.info domain

.info is the global online standard domain name for providing information.

Free domain names — FAQ

IONOS is always running offers and other deals that add value and save you money. Not long ago, users could get a free .com domain extension when they registered a two-year domain in advance. IONOS has also had free first-year deals on .us domain extensions, although this special offer was only available to customers with a bonafide US presence. It's important to check back often as we're always posting new deals on domain names and other products.

Yes, there is a list of free domains. Because we've integrated them into our plans and packages, you can get these same FREE domains included at no extra cost. Here's a list of extensions that are available as complimentary add-on domain names:

First of all, IONOS is not a free domain name service provider in general. We usually have very competitive pricing for our domain customers; however, you will not be able to enjoy free domains all the time. The reason we can occasionally give away domains at little or no cost is that our large customer base enables us to attract a lot of registries that work with us.

One example of such cooperation might be a registry that launches a new TLD but does not intend to do all of the marketing and sales activities by themselves. Nevertheless they would like to see quick growth in their user base and to reach this goal they give IONOS very attractive offers. Then, for example, we can sometimes offer free domain registration.

On the one hand, this is a great opportunity for our customers to benefit from fantastic offers, on the other hand it can evoke the wrong impression about the hosting industry in general. In the long run, it is impossible to offer free domain name registration and cheap web hosting services at a high quality level.

Yes, there are packages and plans that include a free domain for the life of the plan. Currently, this is possible with our email plans.

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Complete price list

See our full price list and learn how more about how and what you should consider when buying a domain name.

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Private domain registration

Protect your new domain and keep spammers at bay with free domain privacy from IONOS. Enabling private registration means your personal information remains hidden if someone looks you up with WHOIS.

Your personal consultant

At IONOS, you have a dedicated contact person for personalized advice, tips to boost your online success, and technical support. Reach them via phone, chat and email, all at no cost to you as an IONOS customer.

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