.NL Introduction

.nl is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Netherlands. Registrations are processed via a network of participants. It is one of the more popular ccTLDs, ranked 5th in the quarterly VeriSign Domain Name Industry Brief of May 2011 for the first quarter of 2011, after .de, .tk, .uk and .cn.[2] According SIDN's The.nlyst of Q4 2012 it is 9th TLD when including the gTLD's (after .com, .de, .net, .tk, .uk, .org, .info and .cn).

General Country Information
Location Europe Netherlands
Country/Region Netherlands
Capital Amsterdam
Languages Dutch
Currency EURO, USD
Internet TLD .nl
Additional .NL Information
Minimum characters 3
Maximum characters: 65
Number of years allowed for registration 0.0
Number of years allowed for renew 0.0
Number of years allowed for transfer-in 0.0

Registrant has to be in the Netherlands, but registry automatically uses itself as trustee, which is hidden from the registrant and registrar.