Domain Registration and Ownership

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On this page, we talk about the registration of a domain as a unit of ownership and registration which is called for a user or normal organization, an apex domain.


The status of a domain name registration is given by the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP) domain status codes 1). Every domain has at least one status code, but they can also have more than one.

Example with whois

Domain name:
Status:      in quarantine
Creation Date: 2018-02-17
Updated Date: 2022-03-17
Date out of quarantine: 2022-04-26T11:15:18


  • in quarantine: For forty days after a domain name is canceled or expired, it can't be re-registered by anyone except the old owner.


To buy an apex domain, you should contact a registrar.

The domain are registered in a service


On Aug. 31, 2013, ICANN adopted the Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP), which requires registrars to disclose important information to Registrants and prospective customers about expiration notices, fees and redemption procedures.

Whois / Lookup

With the whois, you can lookup the domain information.


Domain holders can activate:

  • and Registry Lock.

Dispute / Complaint

Complaints and Disputes


Premium domains are high-value domains that have the potential to become popular web addresses with strong branding opportunities.

Premium domains are short, easy-to-remember domain names with popular extensions. They may come with a significantly higher domain registration price, and in some cases, they may have a higher domain renewal and transfer cost as well.

The domains are marked as premium on Registry level (this is not done by a Registrar company) The price is also established by the Registry and may vary only slightly depending on the Registrar you choose.



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