ERRP (Expired Registration Recovery Policy)


Expired Registration Recovery Policy


According to the ICANN policies, all ICANN-accredited registrars like are obliged to establish certain procedures regarding communication with domain owners (the registrants) in the event of due renewals.

As of 9/01/2013, each registrar has to comply with certain minimum requirements regarding the notification of domain owners (registrants) about the expiration of his domain.


This is part of the ERRP, the "Expired Registration Recovery Policy", and this also includes the obligation of the registrar to send at least two notices to the registrant before, and one notice after the eventual expiration of a domain.
Please find more details at ICANN.


Timing and number of notices to be sent are defined by ICANN.

Of course, ERRP mails will not be sent if a renewal already happened.


This is the complete schedule of all renewal notices issued by for domains:


Renewal Notices
 sent when  sent to whom ( role )
 60 days before the expiration creator (who ordered a domain)
 30 days before the expiration creator, admin, billing
 26 days before expiration* owner* (registrant in Whois), creator
 10 days (was: 2 weeks) before the expiration creator, admin, billing, owner*
 2 days before the expiration creator, admin, billing, owner*
 2 days after expiration owner, creator

*: new mailing, or new addressee



Tags: ERRP, expiration, notification, renewal, RGP

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