What is a Domain backorder?


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What is a Domain Name backorder?

A Domain backorder is a useful service available from 123-reg which monitors registered domains until they are available to purchase again. If a domain name you want is already taken, 123-reg can create a Domain backorder to actively monitor the domain and register it once it becomes available.


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Domain Backorder pricing and refund policy

123-reg Domain backorders are priced as follows.

£49.99: .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz, .mobi, .tel, .co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, .de, .ae.org, .cn.com, .de.com, .sa.com, .za.com

£59.99: .tv, .cc, .me, .asia, .eu.com, .gb.net, .us.com, .uk.net, .uk.com, .pw, .us, .la, .co, .se.net, .br.com, .ru.com, .jpn.com

Important: Successful Domain backorder registrations are non-refundable.



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How can I manage my Domain Border notifications?

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Login to your 123-reg control panel.

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Scroll down to the Account Management section and click on the Update Personal Information button.

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In the Email Subscriptions area click Manage.

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Here you can turn on or off email notifications for Domain backorders using the sliders.

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When you have made your selection press the Save Changes button.


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Why can I not backorder a domain?

Is it eligible?

The most common reason for not being able to purchase a backorder on a domain name is that it is not eligible for a backorder. Only certain types of domain extensions are eligible for this service, and are listed below in their respective price brackets.

£49.99

.co.uk, .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz, .mobi, .tel, .de, .org.uk, .me.uk, .gb.com, .ae.org, .cn.com, .de.com, .kr.com, .sa.com, .za.com

£59.99

.co, .us, .pw, .tv, .cc, .me, .la, .asia, .gb.net, .uk.com, .uk.net, .eu.com, .us.com, .se.net, .se.com, .uy.com, .br.com, .no.com, .hu.com, .ru.com, .jpn.com

Any domain names other than the ones listed above will not be eligible for a backorder.

Is it available for backorder?

Even if a certain extensions is eligible for backorder, but you are still unable to access this service, it means that someone else has already placed a backorder for the domain name. We only offer this service once per domain name.