How do I renew my Domain names?

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This FAQ will help you manage the renewal periods on your domain names, as well as managing the auto renewal function.

123-reg will automatically renew your domain names for the same period that there were last purchased/renewed for unless you tell us otherwise. In each case we'll send you a reminder that the domain name is due for renewal. This reminder will be sent to your main contact email address, as listed in your personal information.


Please note: Domains purchased through or transferred to 123-reg before 1 May 2012 will automatically renew for a period of two years.

The provisions of this clause will not apply to situations where You renew the domain manually through your control panel for a new or extended term. https://www.123-reg.co.uk/terms/domain-registration-renewal-and-refund-agreement.shtml


Please note: This article does not apply to .at domain names. For information on renewal/expiry of .at domain names, please see .at domain name renewals/expiry.

Your domains and hosting will be renewed in line with the payment priorities stored on your 123-reg Account. Find out how to view and change your payment priorities. 


Important: .eu domain names must be renewed 1 day before expiration. If they are left until the day of expiration, they will enter a quarantine status and incur a fee of £75+VAT in addition to the renewal fee in order to retrieve the domain.


You have three options for domain renewals:

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How do I extend my expiry date/renew early?

To extend your domain name's expiry date, follow the procedure below:

1

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

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2

Click on the Renew Domains button from the Domain Names section.

3

Select the domain names you wish to renew early by using the tick box next to the relevant domain names, then click on the >>>Next Step>>> button.

4

Follow the on screen payment instructions to complete the renewal of your domain names.


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I want to renew my domains manually

To renew your domain names manually, just follow the procedure below:

1

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

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Click on the Domain name(s) option in the The following service(s) will soon expire! section at the top of your 123-reg control panel, which appears when you are within 90 days of your domain renewal.

Please note: You can now renew your domain outside of the 90 day expiry period.

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If you have more than one domain name which is due to expire, select each tick box next to the domain names that you wish to renew, then click on the Next Step button.

4

Follow the on screen payment instructions to complete the renewal of your domain names.


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I don't want my domains to autorenew

To stop your domains from auto-renewing, just follow the procedure below:

1

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

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Go to the Domain names section.

3

Click on the Allow expiry link below Domain renewals.

4

If you have more than one domain which is due to expire, select each domain, then click on the Next Step button.

5

Click on the Confirm Domain Cancellation button.

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