.SHOP Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can register SHOP?
Anyone (person or entity) can be a registrant of SHOP domain.
Q: Is there any specific conditions for this domain registration?
Person or company must have physical address in Asia Pacific region to register SHOP domain.
Q: How long does it take to register a domain name?
Domain registration time is generally instant after payment is processed.
Q: After I register domain name, can I change it later?
This is not possible, as the registries do not allow for names to be changed after purchase.
Q: How do I renew my SHOP extension?
We try to renew your domain automatically. To check your current domains, their expiration dates and prices, please login to your BWA account. Please keep you payment information up to date or give us a call if you need help.
Q: Where do I host my newly registered domain?
You could host your new domain with us or with any hosting provider of your choice. At BWA we have dedicated Drupal and WordPress VPS, powerful and fast 16GB and 24GB VPS, cloud solutions from Google, Amazon and Oracle and we have unique all on one web design and web hosting plans.
Q: How to change whois info?
Please login to you BWA account and use cPanel domain management tools or contact web admin.
Q: Can I transfer in/out my SHOP name?
Yes, you could transfer your domain from us or auto renew it. It is within public interest that customer has a choice.
Q: What is included with SHOP registration?
Any domain registration comes with rights to the name you purchase (such as businesswebadmin.com) for the time period you leased the domain registration.
Q: What is the Registrant/WHOIS verification step?
The Registrant/WHOIS verification step is an e-mail verification process for a new SHOP domains to ensure that WHOIS contact information is accurate and up to date.
Q: What are the terms of service?
For detail information please see domain registration terms page
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Q: What is whois database?
WHOIS is a public directory where internet users are able to look up owners information and contact details including email account and phone number for of any registered domain. Under ICANN requirements accredited registrars must keep publicly accessible whois server for every domain extension they register.
Q: How do I access DNS management?
Please login to your BWA account. There you could see all registered domains and manage their DNS records. For enterprise cloud DNS service, please contact web admin.
Q: Will I receive a renewal notice when my registration close to expire?
Yes, we send two emails with notifications about expiration date. After grace period that name will be deleted, the ownership could be sold to another buyer as allowed by ICANN.
Q: What is a grace period for SHOP extension?
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee.
Q: What is the cost for SHOP name registration / renewal?
SHOP registration $29.99, renewal $35.99, transfer $35.99. Registration is available from 1 to 10 years.