Domains Help

Add Private Registration


Per our agreement with ICANN, we must add valid contact information to the WHOIS directory for each domain you register. By purchasing Private Registration, you can hide your personal contact information and display proxy information instead.

Note: Some registries don't allow Private Registration. If that's the case for your domain, the option to add privacy won't show up in your Domain Manager.

Looks like you're not logged in. If you log in above (under Text Icon), we can save you a couple of steps.

  1. Go to the Domains Settings page.
  2. Under Contact Information, click either Make Private or Add Privacy.
  3. Click Add To Cart.
  4. Click Proceed to Checkout and finish your purchase.

It can take 24 to 48 hours for the information to display in the Whois database.

Note: To add Private Registration to an expired domain name you won through GoDaddy Auctions®, see Purchasing Domain Names You Won.

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