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 Can I add ID Protect to a domain name that is registered elsewhere?

No. The domain must be registered with us in order to use ID Protect.

 How do I turn off ID Protect if my domain has expired?

Our technical support representatives can disable ID Protect on an expired domain.

 How does ID Protect help reduce spam?

Domain name Whois is a principal source of email addresses for spammers. If your domain name...

 If I am transferring my domain away from WireFlare, do I need to turn off ID Protect in order to receive the transfer confirmation emails?

No, our ID Protect service will forward to the email address associated with the domain name.

 If I’m transferring a domain to WireFlare, and it has privacy protection, do I need to turn the privacy protection off to transfer?

If the privacy protection service at your other registrar does not provide email forwarding, the...

 What if I need to prove ownership of a domain?

To prove ownership of your domain, temporarily disable ID Protect and then...

 What if someone sends something to the Whois Privacy Protection Service postal address?

For mail which does not appear to be unsolicited commercial mail, the Whois Privacy Protection...

 What is ID Protect?

International rules require that valid contact information—known as Whois—is...

 What personal information is displayed in domain name Whois, and how do people find it?

Domain name Whois displays name, address, and email address. Anyone anywhere...

 Which TLDs allow ID Protect?

ID Protect can be purchased for the following TLDs: com, net, org, biz, info, name, tv, cc, me

 Why can’t I use ID Protect with my .us name?

The .us Registry requires that .us domain names have actual identity and contact information,...

 Why is my personal information available when I purchase a domain name?

International rules require that valid contact information be provided for all domain names,...