Premium domains are high-value domains that have the potential to become popular web addresses with strong branding opportunities.
Usually, premium domains are short, easy-to-remember domain names with popular extensions. They may come with a significantly higher domain registration price, and in some cases, they may have a higher domain renewal and transfer cost as well.
How do premium domains work?
Premium names can be either put up for sale by their existing owners or by the Registries. The main difference between the two lies in the pricing and purchase process:
1. Domains sold by their existing owners usually have a one-time purchase fee and their maintenance cost (renew and transfer) does not differ from the regular cost for other domains with the same extension. When you purchase such a domain, we arrange a deal with the current owner and provision the domain to your account with no additional action necessary from you.
2. Registry premiums are often new domains that were selected as premium by the Registry due to their potential for high value and popularity. In many cases, Registry premiums have special pricing not only for acquisition but also for renewal and transfer.
The distinction between these types of premium domains often becomes blurred, as Registry premiums can easily be put for sale by their existing owners.
In summary, if a regular transfer process is used, the worst-case scenario in terms of transfer waiting time is up to 20 days. Upon transfer completion and domain delivery to your account, our team will always notify you via email. However, you can always check the status request with our support team. As always, we are available 24/7 for you.
PLEASE NOTE: If the domain you purchased was registered less than 60 days ago, we will only be able to deliver it after the 60-day period is over. It is a general restriction assigned by ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to the majority of existing top-level domains in the world. As soon as the waiting period is over, we will carry out the transfer process, as described above.