Recovering expired domain names

If your domain name expired more than 18 days ago, you can attempt to recover it. Besides the cost of renewal, you might be required to pay a redemption fee. If your domain expired less than 18 days ago, you can manually renew it.

Note: These steps will need to be completed while logged in on a computer. This option is not available on mobile.

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy account.
  2. If you aren't automatically directed there, make sure to select the My Products tab:
    My products tab
  3. Click Manage All next to Domains:
    click manage all
  4. From the top menu, click the Domains tab and select Expired Domains.
    click expired domains
  5. Select the domain names you want to recover.

    Note: Domain not showing on this page? You can renew your domain from the renewals section of your account.

  6. Click Recover.
  7. Select the registration length for the domain names and click Next.

    Note: Registration lengths for multiple domain names can vary depending on maximum renewal lengths allowed by each domain name registry.

  8. (Optional) Select the registration and website options you want to apply to your domain name renewals.
  9. Click Finish and complete the checkout process.

Next step

More info

  • Some domain names, such as ccTLDs, may have special requirements for recovering after expiration.

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