When purchasing a domain, the registrant refers to the person who owns it - either a business or individual. Registrant type refers to the sector which they operate in.
This information is used for validating the domain data, so when you purchase a domain, it is important to correctly identify your registrant type.
This guide will explain the different registrant types available.
Registrant type is a required field when purchasing a domain through Create. This ensures that this information is captured.
Below are the available registrant types.
Note that there are different registrant types available based on your location - UK and non-UK.
Companies operating in Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man are classified as Non-UK for the purposes of domain registrant type.