Amazon Route 53
API Reference


This operation renews a domain for the specified number of years. The cost of renewing your domain is billed to your AWS account.

We recommend that you renew your domain several weeks before the expiration date. Some TLD registries delete domains before the expiration date if you haven't renewed far enough in advance. For more information about renewing domain registration, see Renewing Registration for a Domain in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide.

Request Syntax

{ "CurrentExpiryYear": number, "DomainName": "string", "DurationInYears": number }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The year when the registration for the domain is set to expire. This value must match the current expiration date for the domain.

Type: Integer

Required: Yes


The name of the domain that you want to renew.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.

Required: Yes


The number of years that you want to renew the domain for. The maximum number of years depends on the top-level domain. For the range of valid values for your domain, see Domains that You Can Register with Amazon Route 53 in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide.

Default: 1

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 10.

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "OperationId": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The identifier for tracking the progress of the request. To use this ID to query the operation status, use GetOperationDetail.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The request is already in progress for the domain.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The requested item is not acceptable. For example, for an OperationId it might refer to the ID of an operation that is already completed. For a domain name, it might not be a valid domain name or belong to the requester account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The number of operations or jobs running exceeded the allowed threshold for the account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The top-level domain does not support this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Amazon Route 53 does not support this top-level domain (TLD).

HTTP Status Code: 400


RenewDomain Example

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 x-amz-date:20140711T205230Z authorization:AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20140711/us-east-1/route53domains/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=[calculated-signature] x-amz-target:Route53Domains_v20140515.RenewDomain user-agent:aws-sdk-java/1.8.3 Linux/2.6.18-164.el5PAE Java_HotSpot (TM )_Server_VM/24.60-b09/1.7.0_60 content-type:application/x-amz-json-1.1 content-length:[number of characters in the JSON string] { "DomainName":"", "DurationInYears":"6", "CurrentExpiryYear":"2017" }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-Length:[number of characters in the JSON string]{}

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: