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

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This FAQ will show you how to use the .UK WHOIS opt out option

The will explain what the WHOIS database is and what it means for you.


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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