About DENIC – Become a Member

What Does It Cost to Become a DENIC Member?

If you decide to become a DENIC member, the following payments will become due:

Purpose of payment Amount due for German applicantsAmount due for non-German applicants
Processing feeEUR 595.00 incl. VAT.EUR 500.00
Admission feeEUR 1,000.00* EUR 1,000.00
Total due in advanceEUR 1,595.00 incl. VAT
EUR 1,500.00
per capital shareEUR 1,500.00*EUR 1,500.00
(the number of capital shares is limited to three)
* No value added tax is charged on the admission fee and the capital shares.

As soon as we have received all original documents and payments, we will start processing your application. In doing so, we will check

  • Whether the submitted documents are complete;
  • Whether you are affiliated with another DENIC member; and
  • Whether you are already active in the Internet business and are administering .de domains. 

Once you have met all the aforementioned requirements for applicants, the Executive Board will decide on your application.

Once your membership application has been approved, you have to purchase at least one capital share in the amount of EUR 1,500.