How can I use the .uk WHOIS opt-out option?

This answer explains how to activate the .uk WHOIS privacy option in the 123-reg control panel.

Please Note: .uk WHOIS privacy is only available to private individuals.

How to opt out

1

Log into your 123-reg.co.uk control panel.

2

In the Domain names section, select the relevant domain name in the drop-down list and click on the Manage button.

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3

Click the WHOIS Opt Out link.

4

Tick the I Would Like To Opt Out box.

5

Select your registrant type from the drop down box.

6

Click on the Go button.

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Please note: To opt out, you (the registrant) must be and remain a 'consumer', i.e. an individual who has registered and is using the domain name for a purpose unconnected with any business, trade or profession.

Opting out from .UK Whois is now charged at £4.99

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