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Amazon Route 53
Developer Guide (API Version 2013-04-01)

Updating Contact Information for a Domain

To update contact information for a domain that you registered using Amazon Route 53, perform the following procedure.

To update contact information for a domain

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon Route 53 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/route53/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Registered Domains.

  3. Choose the name of the domain that you want to update contact information for.

  4. Choose Edit Contacts.

  5. Update the applicable values. For more information, see Values that You Specify When You Register a Domain.

    When you change some values, you change the owner of the domain:

    • When the contact type is Person and you change the First Name or Last Name fields for the registrant contact, you change the owner of the domain.

    • When the contact type is any other value and you change the Organization field for the registrant contact, you change the owner of the domain.

  6. Choose Save.

  7. If you changed the following values, you must approve the change:

    If you changed the owner of the domain as explained in step 5

    We email the registrant contact for the domain. The registrant contact must follow the instructions in the email to approve the change to the owner for the domain.

    If you changed the email address for the registrant contact

    If you change the registrant contact's email address, we send email to both the old email address and the new one. Someone at both email addresses must follow the instructions in the email to approve the change.

    If we don't receive approval for the change within 3 to 15 days, depending on the top-level domain, we must cancel the request as required by ICANN.

    The email comes from one of the following email addresses.

    TLDs Email address that approval email comes from

    .com.au and .net.au

    netregistry-live-1api@registrymail.net

    For additional instructions, see To confirm that you want to change the owner of a .com.au or .net.au domain.

    .fr

    nic@nic.fr

    All others

    One of the following email addresses:

    • noreply@registrar.amazon.com

    • noreply@domainnameverification.net

To confirm that you want to change the owner of a .com.au or .net.au domain

  1. When you receive the confirmation email from netregistry-live-1api@registrymail.net, follow the instructions in the email to open the confirmation page.

  2. On the website The Console, type the request ID and the domain name that appear in the confirmation email, and then choose Retrieve Confirmation Page.

  3. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon Route 53 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/route53/.

  4. In the navigation pane, choose Registered Domains.

  5. Choose the name of the domain that you updated contact information for.

  6. For Authorization Code, choose Generate.

  7. Copy the authorization code.

  8. On the Confirm the Name Change Request page, paste the authorization code in the Password field.

  9. Follow the on-screen prompts to confirm that you want to change the owner of the domain.

    When the change of ownership has been processed, you'll receive a confirmation email from netregistry-live-1api@registrymail.net. This can take a couple of days.