Information for Domain Name Registrants
News and Updates
- Blog: New Report: Issues and Challenges Impacting Domain Name Registrants – (Click Here to Download Full Report [PDF, 294 KB])
- Blog: Do you have a domain name? Here's what you need to know. Part IV: How to Protect Your Domain Name Against Domain Hijacking or Unauthorized Transfers
- Blog: Do you have a domain name? Here's what you need to know. Part III: Having Issues Transferring Your Domain Name?
- Blog: Assisting Registrants in Areas Affected by Hurricane Maria
- Blog: Do you have a domain name? Here’s what you need to know. Part II: Transferring your domain name
- 5 Things Every Domain Name Registrant Should Know About ICANN’s Transfer Policy
A domain name registrant is a person or entity that holds the rights to a domain name. As a domain name registrant, you have certain rights and responsibilities. Your rights include access to information from your registrar regarding processes for registering, managing, transferring, renewing, and restoring your domain name registration. Your responsibilities include providing accurate contact information for publication in the WHOIS directory, promptly notifying your registrar of any changes to your contact information, and promptly responding to your registrar's request for information relating to your domain name registration.
If you have suggestions, or would like to submit an inquiry please contact ICANN's Global Support Center.
Contractual compliance complaints can be submitted here.
- FAQs for domain name registrants
- FAQs: Domain Name Registrant Contact Information and ICANN's WHOIS Data Reminder Policy (WDRP)
- FAQs: Transferring your domain name
- Various FAQs
Registrant Program Sessions at ICANN Meetings
- ICANN63: What Issues and Challenges are Registrants Having Managing Domain Names?
- ICANN61: Registrants - Understanding the issues facing them and helping them navigate ICANN's policies
- ICANN60: Update on ICANN Domain Name Registrant Work