Register

Note

It is recommended, that you read TLD and their Contacts specific information, prior to continuing reading further:

Description

Registers a domain name.

Parameters

Name Data Type Required / Optional Description
auth-userid Integer Required Authentication Parameter
api-key or auth-password String Required Authentication Parameter
domain-name String Required

Domain name that you need to Register.

For an Internationalized Domain Name, refer to the supported character sets mentioned below:

Note

The domain name used in the API call can be in Unicode (the native language) or in Punycode format.

Example: The domain name can be provided as ѯҋ111 (Unicode) or xn--111-dkd4l (Punycode).

domain-name=ѯҋ111 domain-name=xn--111-dkd4l
years Integer Required Number of years for which you wish to Register this domain name.
ns Array of Strings Required The Name Servers of the domain name.
customer-id Integer Required The Customer for whom you wish to Register this domain name.
reg-contact-id Integer Required The Registrant Contact of the domain name.
admin-contact-id Integer Required

The Administrative Contact of the domain name.

Note

Pass -1 for the following TLDs:

  • .EU

  • .NZ

  • .RU

  • .UK

tech-contact-id Integer Required

The Technical Contact of the domain name.

Note

Pass -1 for the following TLDs:

  • .EU

  • .NZ

  • .RU

  • .UK

billing-contact-id Integer Required

The Billing Contact of the domain name.

Note

Pass -1 for the following TLDs:

  • .CA

  • .EU

  • .NZ

  • .RU

  • .UK

invoice-option String Required This will decide how the Customer Invoice will be handled. Set any of below mentioned Invoice Options for your Customer:
  • NoInvoice: This will not raise any Invoice. The Order will be executed.

  • PayInvoice: This will raise an Invoice and:

    • if there are sufficient funds in the Customer's Debit Account, then the Invoice will be paid and the Order will be executed.

    • if there are insufficient funds in the Customer's Debit Account, then the Order will remain pending in the system.

  • KeepInvoice: This will raise an Invoice for the Customer to pay later. The Order will be executed.

purchase-privacy Boolean optional

Adds the Privacy Protection service for the domain name.

Privacy Protection is not supported for the following TLDs (extensions):

  • .ASIA

  • .AU

  • .CA

  • .CO

  • .DE

  • .ES

  • .EU

  • .IN

  • .NZ

  • .PRO

  • .RU

  • .UK

  • .US

protect-privacy Boolean Optional

Enables / Disables the Privacy Protection setting for the domain name.

attr-name Map[name] Optional Mapping key of the extra details needed to register a domain name. Refer the description of attr-value.
attr-value Map[value] Optional

Mapping value of the extra details required to register a domain name. This together with attr-name shall contain the extra details.

  • To register an Internationalized Domain Name:

    idnLanguageCode: While registering an IDN, you need to provide the corresponding language code:

    • .BIZ IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

      • Chinese - zh

      • Danish - da

      • Finnish - fi

      • German - de

      • Hungarian - hu

      • Icelandic - is

      • Japanese - jp

      • Korean - ko

      • Lithuanian - lt

      • Latvian - lv

      • Norwegian - no

      • Polish - pl

      • Portuguese - pt

      • Spanish - es

      • Swedish - sv

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=ko
    • .CA IDN: The language code needs to be mentioned as fr.

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=fr
    • .CC / .TV IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. You can refer to the list of languages supported and the corresponding language code.

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=aze
    • .CO IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

      • Chinese - zh

      • Danish - da

      • Finnish - fi

      • Icelandic - is

      • Japanese - jp

      • Korean - ko

      • Norwegian - no

      • Spanish - es

      • Swedish - sv

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=da
    • .COM / .NET IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. You can refer to the list of languages supported and the corresponding language code.

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=aze
    • .DE IDN: The language code needs to be mentioned as de.

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=de
    • .ES IDN: The language code needs to be mentioned as es.

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=es
    • .EU IDN: The language code needs to be mentioned as latin.

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=latin
    • .INFO IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

      • Danish - da

      • German - de

      • Hungarian - hu

      • Icelandic - is

      • Korean - ko

      • Latvian - lv

      • Lithuanian - lt

      • Polish - pl

      • Spanish - es

      • Swedish - sv

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=ko
    • .NAME IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. You can refer to the list of languages supported and the corresponding language code.

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=aze
    • .ORG IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

      • Chinese - zh-cn (for IDN.org domain name and .机构 domain name - the Chinese IDN for .org)

      • Cyrillic - ru (for .орг domain name - the Russian IDN for .org)

      • Danish - da

      • German - de

      • Hindi - hin-deva (for .संगठन domain name - the Hindi IDN for .org)

      • Hungarian - hu

      • Icelandic - is

      • Korean - ko

      • Latvian - lv

      • Lithuanian - lt

      • Polish - pl

      • Spanish - es

      • Swedish - sv

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=ko
    • .PW IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

      • Arabic - ara

      • Chinese - chi

      • Cyrillic - cyr

      • Greek - gre

      • Hebrew - heb

      • Japanese - jpn

      • Korean - kor

      • Lao - lao

      • Latin - lat

      • Thai - tha

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=tha
    • .TEL IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

      • Chinese - zh

      • Danish - da

      • French - fr

      • Finnish - fi

      • German - de

      • Hungarian - hu

      • Icelandic - is

      • Japanese - jp

      • Korean - ko

      • Latvian - lv

      • Lithuanian - lt

      • Norwegian - no

      • Polish - pl

      • Portuguese - pt

      • Russian - ru

      • Spanish - es

      • Swedish - sv

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=ko
    • CentralNic IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

      • .EU.COM:

        • Arabic - ara

        • Cyrillic - cyr

        • Greek - gre

        • Hebrew - heb

        • Latin - lat

      • .GB.COM, .QC.COM, .DE.COM, .GB.NET, .NO.COM, .HU.COM, .UY.COM, .ZA.COM, .BR.COM, .SE.COM, .SE.NET, .UK.COM and .UK.NET:

        • Latin - lat

      • .AE.ORG and .SA.COM:

        • Arabic - ara

      • .KR.COM:

        • Korean - kor

      • .US.COM:

        • Arabic - ara

        • Chinese - chi

        • Cyrillic - cyr

        • Greek - gre

        • Hebrew - heb

        • Japanese - jpn

        • Latin - lat

      • .GR.COM:

        • Greek - gre

      • .JPN.COM:

        • Japanese - jpn

      • .CN.COM:

        • Chinese - chi

      • .RU.COM:

        • Cyrillic - cyr

      attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=lat
  • To register a Domain Name in the Sunrise Phase:

    • phase: Mention the phase as sunrise.

      attr-name1=phase&attr-value1=sunrise
    • smd: Pass the content of the smd file as the value for this attr-name.

      attr-name2=smd&attr-value2=<smd_file_content>
  • To register a Domain Name in the Pre-Registration Phase:

    phase: Mention the phase as

    • prega for regular pre-registration

      attr-name1=phase&attr-value1=prega
    • landrush for priority pre-registration

      attr-name1=phase&attr-value1=landrush
  • To register a domain name that has a Trademark Claim:

    tm-claim: Mention the value for this additional parameter as accepted.

    attr-name1=tm-claim&attr-value1=accepted
  • To register a .ASIA domain name:

    cedcontactid: While registering a .ASIA domain name, 'Charter Eligibility Declaration Contact ID' is mandatory. This parameter represents the CED Contact ID. You may select any one of the Admin, Technical, Billing or Registrant Contacts as a value for this parameter.

    attr-name1=cedcontactid&attr-value1=0
  • To register a .AU domain name:

    • id-type: Mention the appropriate EligibilityID Type as the value for this attr-name. This is mandatory. 1

      Send either of the following as the attr-value:

      • ACN: This is the Registrant's Australian Company Number.

      • ABN: This is the Registrant's Australian Business Number.

      • VIC BN: This is the Registrant's Victoria Business Number.

      • NSW BN: This is the Registrant's New South Wales Business Number.

      • SA BN: This is the Registrant's South Australia Business Number.

      • NT BN: This is the Registrant's Northern Territory Business Number.

      • WA BN: This is the Registrant's Western Australia Business Number.

      • TAS BN: This is the Registrant's Tasmania Business Number.

      • ACT BN: This is the Registrant's Australian Capital Territory Business Number.

      • QLD BN: This is the Registrant's Queensland Business Number.

      • TM: This is the Registrant's Trademark number.

      • ARBN: This is the Registrant's Registrant's Australian Registered Body Number (ARBN).

      • Other

      attr-name1=id-type&attr-value1=ACN
    • id: Mention the appropriate ID as the value for this attr-name, depending upon the EligibilityID Type selected. This is mandatory. This may be either a number or string. 2

      attr-name2=id&attr-value2=079 009 340
    • policyReason: Mention the appropriate Eligibility Reason as the value for this attr-name. This is mandatory. 3

      attr-name3=policyReason&attr-value3=1
      Note

      Mention the attr-value3 as 1 to indicate Domain Name is an Exact Match OR Abbreviation OR Acronym of your Entity or Trading Name. and send 2 to indicate Close and substantial connection between the domain name and the operations of your Entity.

    • isAUWarranty: You need to display and accept a warranty from the Registrant. When sending this attribute, it's value needs to be true. 4

      attr-name4=isAUWarranty&attr-value4=true
    • eligibilityType: This is mandatory for only the id-type values Trademark and Other. Mention the appropriate value as below.

      id-type eligibilityType
      Trademark Trademark Owner
      or
      Pending TM Owner
      Other Other
      attr-name5=eligibilityType&attr-value5=Trademark
    • eligibilityName: This is mandatory for only the id-type value Trademark. Mention the appropriate Eligibility Name (company name) as the value for this attr-name. 5

      attr-name6=eligibilityName&attr-value6=.AU DOMAIN ADMINISTRATION LIMITED
    • registrantName: This is mandatory for only the id-type values VIC BN, NSW BN, SA BN, NT BN, WA BN, TAS BN, ACT BN, QLD BN, Trademark and Other. Mention the appropriate Registrant Name as the value for this attr-name. This value needs to be the proprietor's name and the proprietor should be an individual. 6

      attr-name7=registrantName&attr-value7=RICHARD MARK
  • To register a .TEL domain name:

    • whois-type: This parameter indicates whether the Registrant is an Individual or an Oragnization. The value needs to be passed as either Natural (for Individual) or Legal (for Oragnization).

      attr-name1=whois-type&attr-value1=Legal
    • publish: This parameter indicates whether the Contact Details associated with a .TEL domain name need to be published or excluded from the publicly available Whois database. The value needs to be passed as either Y or N.

      This parameter is required if whois-type parameter is Natural, otherwise is it Optional.

      attr-name2=publish&attr-value2=Y
    Note

    You may exclude the whois-type parameter itself from the API call, since it is optional. In that case,:

    • whois-type will be automatically set to Legal,

      AND

    • you need not pass the publish parameter.

  • To register a 2nd Level .UK domain name with a non UK Registrant Contact, specify an additional Service Contact: 7:

    service-contact: Mention the Contact ID of the Service Contact.

    attr-name1=service-contact&attr-value1=0

HTTP Method

POST

Example Test URL Request

https://test.httpapi.com/api/domains/register.xml?auth-userid=0&api-key=key&domain-name=domain.com&years=1&ns=ns1.domain.com&ns=ns2.domain.com&customer-id=0&reg-contact-id=0&admin-contact-id=0&tech-contact-id=0&billing-contact-id=0&invoice-option=KeepInvoice

Example Test URL Request for Registering a Domain Name with Privacy Protection

https://test.httpapi.com/api/domains/register.xml?auth-userid=0&api-key=key&domain-name=domain.com&years=1&ns=ns1.domain.com&ns=ns2.domain.com&customer-id=0&reg-contact-id=0&admin-contact-id=0&tech-contact-id=0&billing-contact-id=0&invoice-option=KeepInvoice&purchase-privacy=true

Example Test URL Request for Registering a Domain Name in the Sunrise Phase

https://test.httpapi.com/api/domains/register.xml?auth-userid=0&api-key=key&domain-name=domains1.bike&years=1&ns=ns1.domain.com&ns=ns2.domain.com&customerid=0&reg-contact-id=0&admin-contact-id=0&tech-contact-id=0&billing-contact-id=0&invoice-option=KeepInvoice&attr-name1=phase&attr-value1=sunrise&attr-name2=smd&attr-value2=<smd_file_content>

Example Test URL Request for Registering a .AU Domain Name

https://test.httpapi.com/api/domains/register.xml?auth-userid=0&api-key=key&domain-name=domain.net.au&years=2&ns=ns1.domain.com&ns=ns2.domain.com&customer-id=0&reg-contact-id=0&admin-contact-id=0&tech-contact-id=0&billing-contact-id=0&invoice-option=KeepInvoice&attr-name1=id-type&attr-value1=ACN&attr-name2=id&attr-value2=079 009 340&attr-name3=policyReason&attr-value3=1&attr-name4=isAUWarranty&attr-value4=true

Example Test URL Request for Registering a .COM IDN

https://test.httpapi.com/api/domains/register.xml?auth-userid=0&api-key=key&domain-name=ѯҋ112.com&years=1&ns=ns1.domain.com&ns=ns2.domain.com&customer-id=0&reg-contact-id=0&admin-contact-id=0&tech-contact-id=0&billing-contact-id=0&invoice-option=KeepInvoice&attr-name1=idnLanguageCode&attr-value1=aze

Example Test URL Request for Registering a .TEL Domain Name

https://test.httpapi.com/api/domains/register.xml?auth-userid=0&api-key=key&domain-name=domain.tel&years=1&ns=ns1.domain.com&ns=ns2.domain.com&customer-id=0&reg-contact-id=0&admin-contact-id=0&tech-contact-id=0&billing-contact-id=0&invoice-option=KeepInvoice&attr-name1=whois-type&attr-value1=Natural&attr-name2=publish&attr-value2=N

Response

Returns a hash map containing the below details:

  • Domain Name (description)

  • Order ID of the Domain Registration Order (entityid)

  • Action Type (actiontype)

  • Description of the Domain Registration Action (actiontypedesc)

  • Action ID of the Domain Registration Action (eaqid)

  • Domain Registration Action Status (actionstatus)

  • Description of the Domain Registration Action Status (actionstatusdesc)

  • Invoice ID of the Domain Registration Invoice (invoiceid)

  • Selling Currency of the Reseller (sellingcurrencysymbol)

  • Transaction Amount in the Selling Currency (sellingamount)

  • Unutilized Transaction Amount in the Selling Currency (unutilisedsellingamount)

  • Customer ID associated with the Domain Registration Order (customerid)

  • Privacy Protection Details (privacydetails)

    • Domain Name (description)

    • Order ID of the Domain Registration Order (entityid)

    • Action Type (actiontype)

    • Description of the Privacy Protection Purchase Action (actiontypedesc)

    • Action ID of the Privacy Protection Purchase Action (eaqid)

    • Privacy Protection Purchase Action Status (actionstatus)

    • Description of the Privacy Protection Purchase Action Status (actionstatusdesc)

    • Invoice ID of the Privacy Protection Purchase Invoice (invoiceid)

    • Selling Currency of the Reseller (sellingcurrencysymbol)

    • Transaction Amount in the Selling Currency (sellingamount)

    • Unutilized Transaction Amount in the Selling Currency (unutilisedsellingamount)

    • Customer ID associated with the Domain Registration Order (customerid)

Note
  • invoiceid, sellingcurrencysymbol, sellingamount, unutilisedsellingamount and customerid will not be returned if invoice-option is set to NoInvoice.

  • Details under privacydetails will be returned only if purchase-privacy is set to true in the Domain Registration API call

In case of any errors, a status key with value as ERROR alongwith an error message will be returned.