.com price goes up on September 1, 2023

In accordance with the terms and conditions of the December 1, 2012 .com Registry Agreement, as amended, executed between VeriSign, Inc. and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Number (“ICANN”), Verisign has provided effective notice of a price increase for each annual increment of an initial and renewal .com domain name registration and for each transfer of a .com domain name registration from one Registrar to another Registrar.

Verisign and ICANN agreed to amend the .COM Registry Agreement in 2020 to permit an increase to the price for .COM registry services, up to a maximum of 7% in each of the final four years of each six-year period (the first six-year period commenced on Oct. 26, 2018).


Effective as of September 1, 2023 at 04:00 UTC, the fees for specified registration services are listed below:

Description Price
.com Domain-Name Initial Registration (per annual increment) $9.59
.com Domain-Name Renewal (per annual increment) $9.59
.com Domain-Name Transfer (per domain name that is transferred to
Registrar from another ICANN-Accredited Registrar)
.com EPP Update to Restore a Domain-Name (per use of the EPP Update
command to restore a Domain-Name)
.com Sync (for each use of the Supported Protocol Sync command) $2.00, plus $1.00 per month of the sync




About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.


  1. Who is the best “cheap” domain provider?

    I am talking hundreds rather than thousands.

    Namecheap do not seem that cheap these days

    GoDaddy are blacklisted

    I seem to remember that there was someone you recommended who do a cost plus X percent.

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