How to pay for a domain name if I'm not the registrant?

If you don’t have access to the Namecheap Account where the domain name is located, you can request the domain renewal as a third-party.

Please note that the domain name will remain in the original Account, and you will not have access to manage the domain after you have paid for the renewal. Only the Account owner can manage the domain. Also, keep in mind that such renewals are non-refundable in case you change your mind and decide cancel the renewal after it is already completed.

If this is acceptable to you, to proceed with the renewal follow these steps:

1. Create a new Namecheap Account, or use your existing Namecheap Account. Add sufficient funds to your Account.

2. Contact our Domains Department with your third party request.

3. Please provide us with the domain name you would like to renew, as well as the username and Support PIN of your prefunded Account.

4. To initiate the renewal as a third-party, please also confirm that we can debit the funds from your Account to process your request.

5. Once our Domains Team has all the required details and checked there are sufficient funds, renewal payment will be deducted from your Namecheap Account balance.

6. A renewal confirmation email will be sent to the email address linked to the Namecheap Account where the domain was originally registered.

7. If no objections are received within 24 hours, the domain name will be renewed. You will receive confirmation as a reply to the Support ticket we will create during the process.

8. If you don’t have access to the original Account where the domain was originally registered, but you want to use the Password Reset Option, please contact the Domain Department via Live Chat.
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