How to enable Whois Privacy?


How to enable Whois Privacy Services


Whois Privacy Services are available for most generic top-level domains. The availability is always indicated in's price list and also the domain search.


Privacy Services are available for new domain registrations, transfers, and renewals - and they can also be applied to existing domains.

Please find all details about the services, pricing, and periods here at Whois Privacy Services.


Enabling Privacy Services for existing Domains

To order Privacy Services for your existing domains, please either

  • click on the icon for "modify your domain settings" on the home page, right to your domain
  • enter the domain name into the field below 'Shortcut to your domains', click 'Modify Domain'
  • enter the Service zone, chose 'Domain Settings,' click on your domain
  • or go directly to 'Domain Settings' using this Link


You will then find the Privacy status and options to add within 'Domain Information':

How to add privacy using Domain Settings


Register New Domains with Privacy Services

To register a new domain with Privacy Services, please add your domain to the cart as usual, and find the new privacy options directly in the cart - simply click on 'Add Privacy' to select:


add privacy to domain order in cart

Renew a Domain and add Privacy Services

When you renew your domains, as usual, using "Renew Domains" in the Service zone, or using a direct link on the home page, you will find a new renewal dialogue, which offers the Privacy Services for all applicable domains as easy-to-use checkboxes:

Privacy options with Renewal


Transfer a Domain and add Privacy Services

We now also offer to apply Privacy Services to domains during a transfer. This is implemented in such a way, that in case a domain that already used privacy services with the former, losing registrar, the Whois data will not be disclosed at any time. To choose privacy options, please start a transfer as usual, and find your choice in section 'Additional Products' below the AUTH-ID:


Privacy options for transfer


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