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.
If you are unsure what your registrant type is, or have any questions regarding this, please don't hesitate to contact your Account Manager who will be happy to help.