Domain Expiration Protection, or DEP, will keep your domain safe for up to one year until you're ready to renew it - even if we are unable to renew using the credit card on file.
Domain Expiration Protection is a one-time purchase that acts as an insurance policy for your domain. If your domain expires, DEP will activate and automatically renew your domain your domain for an extra year so that you don't need to worry about losing your domain or paying fees to renew it.
You can still reactivate a domain after it expires, but for an additional fee on top of the renewal cost:
Most domains are eligible, but a few are not due to governmental restrictions. Those are: .AC, .AM, .BE, .DE, .FM, .IO, .NL, .SH, .CO.UK, .ME.UK, .ORG.UK, .AT, .CH, .CZ, .ES, .COM.ES, .NOM.ES, .ORG.ES, .JP, .LI, .MX, .COM.MX, .NU, .CO.NZ, .NET.NZ, .ORG.NZ, .PL, .RU, and .SG.