- If my domain expires during a transfer, will the transfer still be completed?
If your domain transfer was initiated before the expiration date, the transfer can still be completed. Most domain registrars will let the domain transfer continue if the domain has expired before the transfer has been completed; however, there are a few registrars that will manually deny the transfer after the domain has expired. If this worries you, you should contact your previous domain registrar, and ask them if they will still let the domain transfer continue since the transfer was initiated before the domain expired. NOTE: A domain transfer does not start right after you submit a domain transfer order to us. A domain transfer starts after the transfer has been authorized. You will receive a "Transfer Initiated" email from us when that happens. See the steps involved in a domain transfer.
- How do I transfer my .AM domain to Dynadot or away from Dynadot?
.AM cannot be transferred through our transfer page (or another registrar's transfer page) like other top-level domain extensions (TLDs). If you want to transfer your .AM domain, you must visit dot.am/TransferTrade.pdf to download and fill out the .AM transfer & trade form. Then, you need to submit this form to email@example.com. Please note that you will be required to submit the following supporting documentation along with the form: Letter from the current domain owner indicating the tasks being authorized Individual Owner: Attach a copy of a valid government issued photo ID for validation purposes Owner Organization: The letter should be on company stationery (letterhead) and include a company seal (if available) Please be aware that this form can also be used to change ownership of a .AM domain (with or without transferring the domain). You cannot use our change owner process for .AM.
- What restaurant or food and drink related domain extensions do you support?
We support several domain extensions that fall under the restaurant, bar, and/or food and drink categories. All of them were recently released or are about to launch. .BAR .CAFE .CATERING .COOKING .DIET .EXPRESS .FARM .FISHING .GLASS .KITCHEN .MENU .ORGANIC .PUB .RECIPES .REST - Short for restaurant .RESTAURANT .REVIEW .REVIEWS Food: .FISH .KIWI .PIZZA .SOY Drink: .BEER .COFFEE .VIN - French for wine .VODKA .WINE See our full list of TLDs that we support.
- What Central & South American domain extensions does Dynadot support?
We support country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) for Africa, but do not have any regional or city TLDs for the region yet. ccTLDs: .CO - Colombia's domain. .BZ - Belize's domain. Regional: .LAT - The domain for Latin America. In addition to these geographically focused TLDs, we also offer several Spanish TLDs. If you want to see more ccTLDs that we support, simply click on the title. You can also check out our full list of TLDs that we support.
- What domain extensions does Dynadot support from Oceania, Australia, and New Zealand?
We support several country code top-level domains (ccTLDs), as well as one regional TLD. Some TLDs may have recently launched or will be launching soon. ccTLDs: .TV - Tuvalu's domain .WS - Samoa's domain (formerly Western Samoa) .PW - Palau's domain .FM - Federated States of Micronesia's domain .CC - Cocos Islands' domain Regional TLDs: .KIWI - Regional/identifying domain for the New Zealanders or "Kiwis". If you want to see more ccTLDs or regional TLDs that we support, simply click on the title. You can also check out our full list of TLDs that we support.
- How do I save my domain search TLD settings?
Are you always searching for domain names on the same top-level domains (TLDs)? Let us help you narrow your search by TLD! You can set up a what we call "search TLD settings" that will put the TLDs you want to search at the top of all of our searches including our advanced search and IDN search. To set up your search TLD settings, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click on "Domain Defaults" in the drop-down. Click on the "Search TLD Settings" link. You can set each TLD to either "On", "Off", or "Default". "On" means that that TLD will be checked-off on our advanced search page, while "Off" means it won't be. Default will only check-off the TLDs that our system has defaulted to check-off. Press the "Save" button to save your changes.
- Who has the rights to a .UK domain?
Direct registrations on .UK officially launched on June 10, 2014 08:00 UTC. Prior to this date, there were only a few registrations that had been allowed on .UK. As a courtesy to .CO.UK domain owners, they have the first rights to their domain name on .UK. If you are a .ORG.UK owner, you have first rights to your domain name on .UK only if no one owns your domain name on .CO.UK. If you are a .ME.UK owner, you have first rights to your domain name on .UK only if no one owns either the .CO.UK or the .ORG.UK. The only exception to the above break down of first rights is if the higher priority domain was purchased after 10/28/13 23:59 UTC and the lower priority domain was purchased before this date. For example, if the .CO.UK domain name was purchased after 10/28/13 23:59 UTC and the .ORG.UK was purchased before that date, then the .ORG.UK owner has the rights to their domain name on .UK. All owners have the rights to their .UK domain name until 6/10/19 07:59 UTC. If you are unsure if you have the rights to your domain name on .UK, you can check using the rights checker on dotuklaunch.co.uk. If you would like to purchase a .UK domain name that you have the rights to, you must use the same registrant name that you used for your .CO.UK, .ORG.UK, or .ME.UK domain name. Please note that in order to register a .UK domain, you must also have an admin in the UK as .UK domains are restricted. NOTE: If you do not have the rights to the .UK domain you ordered, we will be forced to cancel your order. .UK domains that have a right of registration will be marked in our search results.
- How do I restore my domain in redemption period?
If the grace renewal period of your domain has already passed, you may still be able to restore the domain. Unfortunately, this is not guaranteed and will cost more because the domain has already been deleted. To restore your domain, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click on "Inactive Domains" from the drop-down. Check the box next to the domain name(s) you wish to restore and click on the "Bulk Auction" button. If the domain name(s) do not have a checkbox next to them, they cannot be restored. Click on the "Restore" button. The domains(s) will be added to your shopping cart at the top right-side of the page. Click on your shopping cart to access the item(s) in your cart. Press the "Checkout" buttons to submit your restore order. NOTE: A restore order will not include domain privacy even if you had privacy on that domain before it went into its redemption period. Privacy can be added after the domain is re-added to your account. In most cases, a restore can be done within 30 days (the typical redemption period of most domain extensions) after the renewal grace period (typically 40 days) has ended. However, sometimes a domain is purchased in our expired auctions and as a result, it cannot be restored. Find out more about the domain lifecycle.
- What is this $10 late-renewal fee?
Most top-level domains (TLDs) have a grace renewal period. This period is typically up to 40 days and it allows the registrant the chance to renew their domain even after it has expired. During the last 10 days of this renewal grace period, Dynadot charges a $10 late-renewal fee. For example, if you own a .COM domain that expired on January 1, 2017, you would have been able to renew your domain at the regular renewal price until January 30, 2017. After this date and until the domain was deleted on February 9, 2017, you would have been charged a $10 late-renewal fee, so your total renewal cost would be $20.99 ($10 fee + $10.99 regular renewal price). Following the TLD's grace renewal period, your domain is deleted and put in redemption. During this period, you may still be able to restore your domain, but at a much higher price. NOTE: Please keep in mind the renewal grace period is time stamped, meaning if the domain was registered at 11am PST, it will also expire at 11am PST on its expiration date. This means the renewal grace period will end at 11am PST as well.
- Can I get my $10 late-renewal fee waived?
As of April 15, 2017, domains in their last 10 days of grace renewal period will be charged a $10 late-renewal fee. Since this is a new policy, this fee may be waived once per account at our discretion during the transition period. The transition period will run from April 15, 2017 - December 31, 2017 only.