Domain Broker Service

Get the perfect domain — even if it's not available.

From startups to Fortune 100 companies, GoDaddy is the leading domain broker worldwide.

Just $69.99 per domain, plus 20% commission^  

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We’re the global leader in domains.

With over 100 domain brokers, 84+ million domains under management and partnerships with the leading domain registrars, we know how to get you the domain you want.
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Our domain team is unmatched.

Our team of brokers across the globe, with expertise in their regions, negotiate on your behalf to get you the lowest price.
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Peace of mind with every domain.

We keep your identity anonymous ensuring you won’t overpay and your plans won’t be revealed. Once the deal is done, we discretely and securely transfer the domain.

How it Works

  • When you purchase the service, a dedicated broker will help you formulate a strategy and budget to try to acquire your domain.

  • They go to work with the domain owner, trying to get you the lowest possible price. (Don't worry, your identity remains confidential.)

  • If the owner agrees to the sale, you'll pay the negotiated sale price plus a 20% commission. Then the domain is securely transferred to you. GoDaddy handles all the steps of the transaction, giving you peace of mind.

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We'll help you find the perfect domain. 

Finding the perfect domain name can sometimes be difficult, but our Brokerage Team can get you the right one to propel your brand forward. We have millions of domains for sale, so you have no shortage of options. 

Take their word for it.

We've secured thousands of hard-to-get domains for our customers.

"Highly experienced.”

From the first communication, the process was explained in detail. The Broker understood the process and was able to negotiate the best possible outcome for our business.


They didn't just try and find a way for us to spend the most money, they actually worked with us to get the best price possible.

"Hassle free experience."

The Domain Broker was professional, prompt and understood the business requirement accurately. This allowed us to engage in effective negotiation, facilitating a smooth transfer.

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We love to help. Seriously.

Still not sure what you need? Give us a call. We’re happy to help, even if you’re not a customer. Call us at 1-480-366-3546 and we'll chat — or get back to you as soon as we can.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Domain Broker Service?

If you want to purchase a domain name that’s currently registered by someone else, we can help. Our Domain Broker Service provides a personal domain broker who will reach out to the current domain name owner, negotiate a sales price within your budget and facilitate the domain name sales transaction, all while keeping you anonymous. Our brokers are domain experts and will do everything they can to make sure they get the domain you want at the lowest price for you.

Is Domain Broker Service right for me?

The Domain Broker Service is used for a number of reasons. If you want to purchase a registered domain name, are not familiar with the domain name aftermarket or pricing, or need a secure and anonymous way to make a domain name payment, then Domain Broker Service is perfect for you!

For more information, see What is Domain Broker Service?

Does Domain Broker Service guarantee that I’ll obtain the domain name I want?

The Domain Broker Service guarantees a personal domain broker that will dedicate a maximum of 30 days to mediate a sale with the domain name’s current owner. While we cannot guarantee the acquisition of a domain name, we will attempt to contact the current registrant and negotiate a deal for you.

For more information, see Purchasing Domain Broker Service.

How do you charge for the Domain Broker Service?

We charge an initial Domain Broker Service fee to start the domain buy process and if the domain name is successfully purchased, a 20% Buyer Broker fee will be added to the domain purchase price.

The registrant is interested in selling their domain name. Now what?

If the domain owner is willing to sell their domain name to you, your domain name broker will start negotiating prices, starting with the minimum price you chose and working up to your maximum offer. After a price is settled on, an offer is made. Offers are valid for as many as 10 business days and cannot be canceled unless you want to accept a counter offer that was presented by the seller.

For more information, see Domain Broker Service: A Buyer's Roadmap.

How do you contact the domain name registrant?

After you provide a budget range, we check the Registrant and Administrative Contacts listed for that domain name in the WhoIs database. More often than not, the registrant or administrative contact either owns the domain name or knows who does. Your domain broker will reach out to the owner by email or phone.

If the contact information associated with the domain doesn’t lead us to the owner, your domain name broker will only use publicly listed information to contact the him or her on your behalf.

How do I move the domain name that I purchased into my account?

Now that the domain name is yours, let’s move it into your account! If the domain name was not registered through GoDaddy, then you must purchase and complete a domain name transfer to move it into your account. If the domain name was registered through GoDaddy, then you must accept the domain name into your account via a change of account.

What happens if the domain name isn’t acquired?

If we are unable to contact the domain owner to sell their domain name, then we cannot move forward to acquire the domain name for you. Your domain broker will close your claim after 30 days or after the domain owner decides not to sell their domain name.

What is Domain Broker Service vs Domain Buy Service?

The GoDaddy Domain Buy Service is now called the Domain Broker Service. We still offer the same great service for you to buy a domain name that is taken. We launched the Domain Buy Service in 2006 and through the years we have helped customers buy domains that were already owned by someone else. Don’t be discouraged if your domain is taken. So try the Domain Buy Service…we mean Domain Broker Service today!