Note: This document provides a summary of the ICANN-accredited registrar requirements related to the Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP) and Expired Domain Deletion Policy (EDDP). These policies are ICANN Consensus Policies and the EDDP is incorporated into the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement at Section 3.7.5. The summary does not override or replace the requirements set forth in the ERRP, EDDP, Registrar Accreditation Agreement or other ICANN specifications or policies. Please refer to the text of the relevant agreements, specifications and policies to review and understand the terms used in this summary and the full contractual requirements for registrars. 

Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP) 

Notification Requirements

Post Expiration

Redemption Grace Period

Fee Information

Notification Methods

If Registrar uses a website:

Expired Domain Deletion Policy (EDDP)

Registrars must delete the domain if RNH does not renew the domain, unless any of following circumstances exist:

If a domain is renewed under one of the above extenuating circumstances, Registrar must maintain a record of the circumstances for ICANN’s inspection.

Absent an extenuating circumstance, a domain must also be deleted within 45 days of termination of registration agreement by either registrar or RNH.

Notification Requirement

Domain Expiry During UDRP Proceeding