Add Contact


Adds a Contact to the domain using the details provided.


Name Data Type Required / Optional Description
auth-userid Integer Required Authentication Parameter
api-key String Required Authentication Parameter
name String Required

Name of the Contact

  • Max length 255 characters (general) or 50 characters (.EU)

company String Required

Name of the Company

  • Max length 255 characters (general) or 100 characters (.EU)

  • In case of EuContact, if there is no associated Company, you may mention NA for this parameter.

  • In case of EsContact, the company parameter is only required if the registrant is a non-individual/ company. If the registrant is an natural person/ individual, please do not pass the company parameter in the API request while creating a registrant contact. 
    Additionally, since the Administrative, Technical and Billing contacts must be natural persons/individuals only, please ensure you do not pass the company parameter in the API request while creating these contacts.
email String Required Email address of the Contact
address-line-1 String Required First line of address of the Contact
  • Max length 64 characters

  • For NycContact Contact type, a physical street address in the New York City must be provided.

city String Required Name of the City

Max length 64 characters

country String Required

Country code as per ISO 3166-1 alpha-2


For UkServiceContact Contact type, the country code can only be GB (United Kingdom), IM (Isle of Man), JE (Jersey) or GG (Guernsey).

zipcode String Required ZIP code

Max length 10 characters (general) or 16 characters (.EU)


ZIP Code will be validated against the Country selected during the contact create process. An invalid zipcode will return an error message.

phone-cc String Required Telephone number country code

Between 1-3 digits


Only valid telephone number country code will be accepted.

phone String Required Telephone number

Between 4-12 digits

customer-id Integer Required The Customer under whom you want to create the Contact
type String Required

The Contact Type. This can take following values:

  • Contact

  • BrContact or BrOrgContact

  • CaContact

  • ClContact

  • CnContact

  • CoContact

  • DeContact

  • EsContact

  • EuContact

  • MxContact

  • NlContact

  • NycContact

  • UkContact or UkServiceContact

address-line-2 String Optional Second line of address of the Contact
address-line-3 String Optional Third line of address of the Contact
state String Optional

Name of the State

  • Max length 64 characters

  • For EsContact contact type, mention one of the following provinces:

    • Albacete

    • Alicante

    • Almeria

    • Araba

    • Asturias

    • Avila

    • Badajoz

    • Barcelona

    • Bizkaia

    • Burgos

    • Caceres

    • Cadiz

    • Cantabria

    • Castellon

    • Ceuta

    • Ciudad Real

    • Cordoba

    • Coruña, A

    • Cuenca

    • Gipuzkoa

    • Girona

    • Granada

    • Guadalajara

    • Huelva

    • Huesca

    • Illes Balears

    • Jaen

    • Leon

    • Lleida

    • Lugo

    • Madrid

    • Malaga

    • Melilla

    • Murcia

    • Navarra

    • Ourense

    • Palencia

    • Palmas, Las

    • Pontevedra

    • Rioja, La

    • Salamanca

    • Santa Cruz de Tenerife

    • Segovia

    • Sevilla

    • Soria

    • Tarragona

    • Teruel

    • Toledo

    • Valencia

    • Valladolid

    • Zamora

    • Zaragoza

fax-cc String Optional Fax number country code

Between 1-3 digits

fax String Optional Fax number

Between 4-12 digits

attr-name Map[name] Optional Mapping key of any extra information to be associated for the contact that is being added. Refer the description of attr-value.
attr-value Map[value] Required

Mapping value of the extra details required to be associated with a particular Contact before registering a domain name. This together with attr-name shall contain the extra details.

  • To associate the Contact with a .ASIA domain name, the input can be:

    attr-name1=locality&attr-value1={Two-lettered Country code} attr-name2=legalentitytype&attr-value2={naturalPerson | corporation | cooperative | partnership | government | politicalParty | society | institution | other} attr-name3=otherlegalentitytype&attr-value3={Mention legal entity type. Mandatory if legalentitytype chosen as 'other'} attr-name4=identform&attr-value4={passport | certificate | legislation | societyRegistry | politicalPartyRegistry | other} attr-name5=otheridentform&attr-value5={Mention Identity form. Mandatory if identform chosen as 'other'} attr-name6=identnumber&attr-value6={Mention Identification Number}]


    This information can be associated with any one of the Contacts of the domain name.

  • To associate the Contact with a .BR domain name, the input can be:

    attr-name1=organisationId&attr-value1={Organisation ID}

    • Organisation ID: Only Brazilian nationals or organizations can register .BR domains. Hence, a tax ID (CPF in case of an individual contact) or an organisation ID (CNPJ in case of a company contact) of the person/organisation needs to be supplied for the Registrant contact (BrOrgContact). The tax/organization ID must either not be currently registered in our database or it should be a transferred authority to the registrar through the .BR registry web interface.

    • In addition, depending on the contact, you will need to specify the “type” as BrOrgContact (for the Registrant contact) or BrContact (for the Admin/technical/Billing contact). The Admin, technical and Billing contact should not be associated with the organization ID mentioned above. This is only needed for the Registrant contact.

  • To associate the Contact with a .CA domain name, the input can be:

    • attr-name1=CPR&attr-value1={Three-letter CPR code mentioned below}
      CPR Description Type
      CCO Corporation (Canada or Canadian province or territory) Non-individual
      CCT Canadian citizen Individual
      RES Permanent Resident of Canada Individual
      GOV Government or government entity in Canada Non-individual
      EDU Canadian Educational institution Non-individual
      ASS Canadian Unincorporated Association Non-individual
      HOP Canadian Hospital Non-individual
      PRT Partnership Registered in Canada Non-individual
      TDM Trade-mark registered in Canada (by a non-Canadian owner) Non-individual
      TRD Canadian Trade union Non-individual
      PLT Canadian Political party Non-individual
      LAM Canadian Library, Archive or Museum Non-individual
      TRS Trust established in Canada Non-individual
      ABO Aboriginal Peoples (individuals or groups) indigenous to Canada Individual
      INB Indian Band recognized by the Indian Act of Canada Non-individual
      LGR Legal Representative of a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident Individual
      OMK Official mark registered in Canada Non-individual
      MAJ Her Majesty the Queen Non-individual
    • attr-name2=AgreementVersion&attr-value2={Value of the GetRegistrantAgreement version}
    • attr-name3=AgreementValue&attr-value3={'y' indicating that the Registrant has agreed to the .CA Registrant Agreement}

      This information should be associated with the Registrant Contact of the domain name.

  • To associate the Contact with a .CN domain name, the input can be:

    • attr-name1=organisationVerificationId&attr-value1={Mention any ID associated with the organization}
  • To associate the Contact with a .ES domain name, the input can be:

    • es_form_juridica: The Registrant Contact of a .ES domain name may either be a natural person/individual or a company. However, the Admin, Technical and Billing Contacts must be natural persons/individuals only.

      Value Legal Entity Type
      1 Natural person or individual
      39 Economic Interest Grouping
      47 Association
      59 Sports Association
      68 Trade Association
      124 Savings Bank
      150 Community Property
      152 Condominium
      164 Religious Order or Institution
      181 Consulate
      197 Public Law Association
      203 Embassy
      229 Municipality
      269 Sports Federation
      286 Foundation
      365 Mutual Insurance Company
      434 Provincial Government Body
      436 National Government Body
      439 Political Party
      476 Trade Union
      510 Farm Partnership
      524 Public Limited Company / Corporation
      525 Sports Public Limited Company
      554 Partnership
      560 General Partnership
      562 Limited Partnership
      566 Cooperative
      608 Worker-owned Company
      612 Limited Liability Company
      713 Spanish (company) Branch
      717 Temporary Consortium / Joint Venture
      744 Worker-owned Limited Company
      745 Provincial Government Entity
      746 National Government Entity
      747 Local Government Entity
      877 Others
      878 Designation of Origin Regulatory Council
      879 Natural Area Management Entity

      attr-name1=es_form_juridica&attr-value1={Any of the values mentioned above}

    • es_tipo_identificacion: Provide either of the following identification details:

      Type of ID Explanation Value
      DNI or NIF Provide either the Spanish National Personal ID or company VAT ID number. 1
      NIE Provide the Spanish resident alien ID number 3
      Other ID If you do not have any of the above mentioned IDs, provide either your Passport number, any Foreign ID document number, Company Registration number, Driver’s License number, etc. 0

      attr-name2=es_tipo_identificacion&attr-value2={Any of the values mentioned above}

    • es_identificacion: Depending upon which es_tipo_identificacion you provided, mention that ID's number as a value.


  • You need to pass the country of citizenship if the registrant is an individual/natural person and the country of residence is not one of the EU/EEA countries or in EU territories:

    attr-name1=countryOfCitizenship&attr-value1={Two-lettered country code}


    List of two-letter country codes

    • AT,BE, BG, CY, CZ, DE, DK, ES, EE, FI, FR, GR, HR, HU, IE, IT, LT, LU, LV, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK
  • To associate the Contact with a .JOBS domain name, the input can be:

    attr-name1=title&attr-value1={Title of the Contact in the Company} attr-name2=website&attr-value2={Company Website} attr-name3=industry_type&attr-value3={Type / Classification of the industry in which the company conducts its business} attr-name4=is_admin_contact&attr-value4={true | false} attr-name5=is_association_member&attr-value5={true | false}


    This information has to be associated with all Contacts of the .JOBS domain name.

  • To associate the Contact with a .NL domain name, the input can be:

    attr-name1=legalForm&attr-value1={PERSOON | ANDERS}


    This information has to be associated with all Contacts of the .NL domain name.

  • To associate the Contact with a .US domain name:

    • Pipe-separated values are the Registry defined constants. Select any one of the given set of values.

      You have to mention the values where the set of pre-defined values are not provided.


      attr-name1=purpose&attr-value1={P1 | P2 | P3 | P4 | P5}&attr-name2=category&attr-value2={C11 | C12 | C21 | C31 | C32}]

    • Following is the mapping of the .US Nexus Category (category):

      • C11: A natural person who is a United States citizen.

      • C12: A natural person who is a permanent resident of the United States of America, or any of its possessions or territories.

      • C21: A US-based organization or company (A US-based organization or company formed within one of the fifty (50) U.S. states, the District of Columbia, or any of the United States possessions or territories, or organized or otherwise constituted under the laws of a state of the United States of America, the District of Columbia or any of its possessions or territories or a U.S. federal, state, or local government entity or a political subdivision thereof).

      • C31: A foreign entity or organization (A foreign entity or organization that has a bona fide presence in the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories who regularly engages in lawful activities (sales of goods or services or other business, commercial or non-commercial, including not-for-profit relations in the United States)).

      • C32: Entity has an office or other facility in the United States.

    • Following is the mapping of the .US Nexus Application Purpose (purpose):

      • P1 : Business use for profit.

      • P2: Non-profit business, club, association, religious organization, etc.

      • P3: Personal use.

      • P4: Education purposes.

      • P5: Government purposes


      This information has to be associated with the Registrant Contact of the domain name.

HTTP Method


Example Test URL Request


Returns the Contact Id (Integer) of newly added Contact. Multiple Contacts can be added for the same Name and Company Name behavior.

In case of any errors, a status key with value as ERROR alongwith an error message will be returned.

Sample error message when Single Field is invalid {"status":"ERROR","message":"{telnocc=TelephoneNo Country Code is invalid}"}

Sample error message when Multiple Fields are invalid {"status":"ERROR","message":"{telnocc=TelephoneNo Country Code is invalid, zip=Postal Code is invalid}"}