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How many characters can a domain name have?

Domain names can have up to 63 characters, including the letters a to z, numbers 0 to 9, and hyphens. Some domain names do have restrictions on minimum characters.

You could even choose something like for your domain name.

You will sometimes find references to 67 characters in domain names. This includes the dot and the letters c-o-m as an additional 4 characters.

The valid characters for use in all domain name are:

  • Any of the letters a to z (for example,
  • Any numbers 0 to 9 (for example,
  • You may also use a hyphen (-) (for example,
  • The domain can be a combination of numbers, letters and hyphens.
  • The domain can begin and end in a number (for example,

A domain name is your unique address on the Internet and says a lot about who you are and what you do. We recommend to all customers keeping the domain short and not using any hyphens for best results.

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