Question: What Happens After Domain Redemption Period?

The Redemption Period occurs approximately 30 days after a domain has reached its expiration date.

For 30 days after the expiration date the domain will be available for renewal during a grace period.

After the 30 day grace period, the domain will enter a hold period known as the Redemption Period for another 30 days.

How do you find the domain redemption period?

To check if your domain is in the redemption period:

  • Go to
  • Enter your domain name.

What does it mean when a domain is in redemption?

When a domain enters redemption it is a grace period that is allotted to renew a domain name after it has expired. A domain will not fall into redemption immediately after it expires. 40 days after the domain expires and has not been renewed with the registrar it will be placed into redemption status.

What happens after domain expires?

What Happens When a Domain Expires? When a domain expires it becomes inactive immediately and all the services attached to it cease to function. You can’t make any updates to the domain while it is expired. The domain will remain available for reactivation at your regular domain rate under your list of Expired Domains.

How long does it take for GoDaddy to release a domain?

GoDaddy generally sends out an email to the domain owner for confirmation and this can speed up the transfer if you answer it. If you already have then there is nothing more you can do from your side. Your timeframe is typical although I have seen transfers happen in as little as 8 hours or as long as 14 days.

How long does a domain stay in redemption period?

approximately 30 days

How many days after domain expires?

30 days