Protected Registration is a premium service you can apply to many of the domain names you purchase or already registered with us. The service helps ensure that you retain registration of your domain name, regardless of expiration dates or attempts to transfer. Domain names with protected registration will automatically renew. The renewal settings cannot be changed and the service cannot be canceled without the listed registrant submitting documentation.
With Protected Registration, you receive:
Before you purchase Protected Registration, ensure that the registrant contact for your domain name has a valid email address in the Whois database. You must have access to the registrant email address to make future changes to your domain name or Protected Registration service. For more information, see Change contact information.
Protected Registration is not available for some domain names. These are primarily country-code extensions (ccTLDs). See Add Protected Registration to my domains for information on adding Protected Registration to your domain name.
To remove and/or cancel Protected Registration for your domain name, see Cancel Protected Registration for more information.