Quick Answer: How Do I Become A Domain Provider?

Step 1: ICANN Accreditation

Your business must be accredited by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) before you can become a domain registrar for the .com, .net and .name top level domains (TLDs).

Go to the ICANN website to start the ICANN accreditation process.

How do I become a domain registrar?



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How much does it cost to become a domain registrar?

Becoming an ICANN accredited registrar

ICANN publishes a list of “Financial considerations” here, and as of this writing it will amount to a minimum of USD 6500, where USD 2500 is the application fee, and USD 4000 is a yearly accreditation fee.

How does a domain provider work?

A domain name registrant is the person or organization who has registered the domain name. In order to do so, the domain name registrant will usually apply online to a domain registrar or one of their resellers. Registrars are organizations accredited by ICANN and certified by the registries to sell domain names.

What is the cheapest domain registrar?

The Top Cheapest Domain Name Registrars

  • BlueHost. Mark Horn/Stone/Getty Images.
  • Namecheap.com. Image Courtesy Namecheap.com.
  • GoDaddy. Jared C.
  • HostGator.com. HostGator is one of the most popular web hosts amongst newcomers to online marketing.
  • 1and1.com.
  • Network Solutions.
  • Register.com.
  • Hostway.com.

Who is the best domain name registrar?

Here is our list of 10 best domain registrars in 2019:

  1. Domain.com.
  2. GoDaddy.com.
  3. Namecheap.com.
  4. Bluehost.com.
  5. HostGator.com.
  6. Name.com.
  7. 1&1.
  8. Register.com.

What does a domain registrar do?

A domain name registrar is a business that handles the reservation of domain names as well as the assignment of IP addresses for those domain names. Domain names are alphanumeric aliases used to access websites; for example Google’s domain name is ‘google.com’ and their IP address is