This page provides information for .uk domain names registered through Centonex.
What domain names are referred to by this information
- .co.uk, .org.uk, .uk
- .ltd.uk, .plc.uk
How do change the TAG (transfer) a .UK domain to Centonex
Simple ask your current provider to change the Nominet IPS tag to CENTONEX. We will then receive a notification that the domain has been transferred to us. There is no charge to transfer a domain into Centonex. Your domain name will renew at our standard rates.
How do change the TAG (transfer) a .UK domain away from Centonex
Contact email@example.com with the following information:
- Your Centonex account number (if known)
- Your domain name(s)
- The Nominet IPS tag you wish to transfer the domain to
We will then produce a transfer form which must be signed (this can be done digitally online) and you must pay the transfer fee, your domains will then be released. There is a £15 charge per domain to transfer a domain to another provider. Once transferred your domain renewal and management will be the responsibility of the new provider. The expiry date of your domain will not be affected by a transfer but your new provider may charge you for transferring a domain into them but they may extend the registration period, please contact your provider for information.
.uk domain costs
- All .uk domain variations cost £15 + vat per 2 year registration or renewal
- The cost of changing the IPS tag and moving your domain is £15 + vat per domain transfer
Domain renewals, suspension/expiry and cancellation
Renewal – You will be invoiced usually one month before your domains expiry date, if payment is not received we will email you to notify you that your domain name will be left to expire.
Suspension/Expiry – if a domain renewal invoice is not paid after a set period of time the domain name will be suspended by Nominet, at this point your website, email and any other services on the domain will stop working, you can still contact us to pay for a renewal at this point.
Cancellation – after a further period your domain name will be cancelled and available for another person to register, please note at this point we cannot renew your domain name but after any periods imposed by Nominet can re-register it with us or anther provider.
In all of the above cases Nominet email out a notification to say your domain is due for renewal or is pending expiry or cancellation.
Please refer to the following resources on .uk domain disputes.
|DRS Policy||The rules governing the Nominet Dispute Resolution Service. How you can use it to complain about someone else’s .uk domain name registration and what you need to do to respond to a complaint about your domain name.||VIEW|
|DRS Procedure||The rules governing Nominet’s Dispute Resolution Service. How you can use it to complain about someone else’s .uk domain name registration and what you need to do to respond to a complaint about your domain name.||VIEW|
Terms and conditions & rules of .uk domain registration
When you register any .uk domain name with us you are agreeing to be bound to the Nominet terms and conditions and Rules of Registration. Nominet are the body that manages all .uk domain names.
|Terms & Conditions of Domain Name Registration||The contract you enter into with us when you register a .UK domain name||VIEW|
|Rules of Registration||The rules for the registration and use of domain names within the .UK domain and its sub-domains. These rules form part of our terms and conditions and are part of your contract with us as the Registrant of a domain name.||VIEW|
|Data Disclosure Policy||The policy setting out the circumstances under which we will disclose Registrant data to third parties who have a legitimate need for it||VIEW|
Data you provide when you register a domain & how we ensure its accuracy
You must provide your contact name, email, telephone number and address when you register a domain name, if you are are company you must provide your company name. Centonex are Data Protection Registrars and will hold any data is has on a customer in strictest security, you may ask for any data we hold to be disclosed to you, we require written notice and requests can take up to 5 working days. In order to verify data sometimes we may use credit reference agencies to perform identity checks including electoral roll address checks – these are not credit checks and will not leave a foot print on your credit file. For companies we may do a companies house check to ensure contact information is accurate.
It is your responsibility to ensure your data is correct so we or Nominet the domain body can always contact you in case of dispute or any other related issue with your domain.
Complains about .uk domains to Centonex
If you have a complaint about your .uk domain name please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with full details, we will respond within 5 working days, if your not happy you may contact Nominet for further assistance at www.nominet.org.uk.
You can also write to us at: .uk Domain Compliance, Centonex Ltd, 7 Unity Street, Bristol, BS1 5HH
Our terms and conditions
All domain name registration are subject to our Terms and Conditions available to view here.