FAQ for Private Registration
We changed the way an expired domain name’s contact information displays in the Whois to fix an increasingly large issue that affected our customers.
When you request an Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate for a privately registered domain name, make sure you can receive email to the Registrant or Administrative contacts listed for the domain.
Learn what you can do in your Domains By Proxy (DBP) account. With Private Registration, you retain full control over your domain name, while DBP, our affiliate company, protects your identity.
The Whois database is an online repository of information associated with registered domain names.
Learn why you must request a Domain Authorization Letter from Domains By Proxy® (DBP) when you request a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate for a domain name with Private Registration.
Find out why a separate Domains By Proxy® (DBP) Private Registration account adds another layer of protection to you and your domain name.
Learn about the difference between public and private domain name registration.
Business Registration works in conjunction with Domains By Proxy® Private Registration (also known as privacy) to keep your personal information private while promoting your business.