Frequently asked questions



What is the purpose of

To save you money, and make life easier for you. is for managing domain names ending .uk that are registered with us. Everything about the domain can be configured using the site, from the email configuration (POP3 accounts, aliases etc) to the DNS hostnames data. Registrations and renewals are for two years and cost £10.

Compared to other sites which claim to do much the same thing - you are not tied in at all. You can leave at any time and transfer your domain name elsewhere. There is no 'transfer fee' but you should be aware that all payments for registrations and renewals are not refundable.
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How do I transfer my existing domain name to MyCheapDomains

You need to contact the existing Nominet Tag holder responsible for your domain name. If you don't know who this is, enter your domain name into the Domain Checker on the home page of this site. The output will show the tag and usually a URL, enabling you to contact the appropriate people.

You need to get them to release the domain name to our Nominet tag which is FORDSYS. Be aware that some companies, unlike MyCheapDomains, will charge you for releasing a domain name.
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How do I transfer my domain away from MyCheapDomains?

If you decide that you would rather use a different company to manage your domain names then you are completely free to do so. All you have to do email giving details, including the Nominet tag you wish to transfer your domain to. It is your responsibility to ensure that the new tag holder is aware of the transfer and has given you permission.

If you think we could improve our service in any way, please let us know. Please be aware that all fees for registrations and renewals are non-refundable.
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What is the postal address of MyCheapDomains?

You can write to MyCheapDomains at this address:

Unit 2, Fen Road Industrial Estate
PE28 3FA
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Who runs MyCheapDomains?

MyCheapDomains is run by ADAP Solutions Ltd:
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Can I register a .com / .net / .org domain with

No. MyCheapDomains can only register / renew domain names ending in .uk.
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Can I use the MyCheapDomains configuration services for my existing .com / .net / .org domain?

At the moment you can only use to configure .uk domain names.
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Can I register or renew a domain name for a period longer than two years?

No. MyCheapDomains currently only allows renewals and registrations for periods of two years.
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Why don't I have the option of renewing my domain name?

Be patient! Domains can only be renewed when they are due to expire in less than 180 days. We will automatically send you an email when your domain reaches this point to remind you to renew it.
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What happens when my domain name is due for renewal?

We will automatically send emails to you to remind you that your domain name is due to be renewed. To make sure that you recieve these emails, you should make sure that the email address on your account at MyCheapDomains is correct.

We will send automatic reminder emails starting form 90 days before your domain name is due to expire. You can start the renewal process from your My Domains page
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What happens if I do not renew my domain name?

If you do not renew your domain name, it will stop working at the expiry date. However, you will still be able to renew the domain for some time (at least 60 days) after the expiry date to reinstate service. After this time we cn not guarantee that your domain name will still be available.

If you wish to cancel your domain name, please let us know so that we don't bother you with automatic renewal reminder emails.
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Where can I find out more about how .uk domain names work?

Domain names ending in .uk are managed by Nominet UK Limited. You can find out more about them and the .uk domain name system at their web site:
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What kind of domain name is suitable for me?

UK domain name have a variety of endings. The part that comes be .uk is known as the Second Level Domain or SLD, e.g. in the domain the SLD is 'co'. This table should help you to understand which one is suitable for you:

SLD Intended Purpose For companies in the UK, this is the most commonly used domain name, so most of the common names are no longer available. If you could use one of the other SLDs available why not try those instead. For personal related purposes, such as e.g. the website to be found at would be a site all about Mr Fred Bloggs For non profit making organisations For Limited companies. You must have a company number to register a domain in this SLD and your registered company name must exactly match the domain name. See rule number 10 at for more information For publicly traded limited companies. You must have a company number to register a domain in this SLD and your registered company name must exactly match the domain name. See rule number 10 at for more information

How do I make a complaint about My Cheap Domains?

If you have experienced a problem with any aspect of the service you have received from My Cheap Domains, in the first instance you should contact us as we can usually resolve any problems very quickly.

How do I report abuse My Cheap Domains?

If you are aware of any activity that involves abuse of a domain name linked to My Cheap Domains, or My Cheap Domains directly, please report this to us by emailing as many details as possible to

How long does it take to reply to emails that I send to My Cheap Domains?

Our business hours are 9am - 5pm on normal UK business days (Monday - Friday, and not bank holidays). During these hours you will normally receive a reply very quickly, but if you haven't received a reply within 24 hours you should contact us by phone as your message might not have arrived.

Can I contact you by phone?

You can contact ADAP Solutions by telephone on 01480 260043. ADAP Solutions is the company that runs My Cheap Domains.