Our WHOIS service contains information about domain names that have been registered.

You should be aware, that for reasons of our privacy policy and European Data Protection law, we publish abbreviated information on the internet. but this does include the identity of the registrant and the registrar.

To check availability, or consult the public WHOIS, please either (a) use the box in the top right-hand corner, above, (b) complete this form or (c) use any standard (command-line or graphical) WHOIS client.

If you need to obtain the full registration record for a domain, you can do this it if is your own domain(s) or domains for which you are an authorised contact. Submit your request here and the full information will be emailed to you.

If you are a certificate authority, law enforcement agency or other legitimate enquirer (such as lawyer representing clients, or a party to a domain name dispute) you will need to contact the Registrar as shown in the Public WHOIS in the first instance. (NB: If the Registrar is listed as “Direct” or “Community” you should contact us with such enquiries).