.com expiration and restoration

  • A .com domain has 36 days of renewal grace period after it expires.
  • After 36 days the domain is then marked for deletion where it remains for 6 days.
  • After the 6 days the domain then goes into a restoration period i.e after 42nd day from the date of expiration.
  • The domain can only be restored whilst in the restoration period and you will have 30 days to restore the domain.
  • An additional redemption fee of €75 plus vat is required to restore the domain from this state.
  • If after the 30 days of restoration period the domain is not restored it will become publicly available again.
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