Basic* and Monthly Plan subscribers can buy and connect a custom domain name directly with Format.
Renewing the domain name for subsequent years is $20 USD per year.
A Custom Email address via Google G-Suite can also be added for US$72 per year. See our Custom Email guide
Buy a domain name
- Tap 'Settings' from the left sidebar
- Tap 'Domain and Email'
- Tap 'Buy Domain'
- Or upgrade to a Pro Yearly, Pro Plus Yearly or Unlimited Yearly plan and 'Get Free Domain'
Choose your new domain name
- Type in the search field to display a selection of custom domain names below
- Select one available '$20 USD / year' domain name
- Domains that are similar may be shown or 'Unavailable'. If too close, consider a different name.
.me top level domains (TLDs) are available.
- Check the domain name is exactly what you wanted (no changes possible after registering)
- The domain renewal date will be displayed. Auto-renewal is enabled by default and your payment method will be charged shortly before this date
- Enter your name, this is required and must be a correct, legal name
- Add your address details accurately
- Add your email address and phone number
- Read the legal fine print
- Read and agree to our Terms of Service. By clicking 'Complete Purchase' you are agreeing to our Terms of Service. This is a requirement for registering a domain
- View more on our Domain Pricing page
- 'Complete Purchase' after you have re-checked all details are correct
.ca Domain Names
- If registering a
.cadomain you must choose a legal group you belong to
- CIRA Registrant Agreement must also be read and agreed to (for
- Select 'I agree'
Read and agree to our Terms of Service. By clicking 'Complete Purchase' you are agreeing to our Terms of Service. This is a requirement for registering a domain
View more on our Domain Pricing page
Tap 'Complete Purchase' once you have re-checked all entered details are correct
- Notification that domain selected has been successfully purchased
- 'Go to Domain Settings' to complete
- Return to Domain and Email panel
- New custom domain shown
- Status of 'Needs Email Verification'. Please check your email to verify this address within 14 days of registering, if you don't see the email, check your spam folder
- The domain is set to auto-renew to ensure you do not lose the domain or any services
- Format address (what also appears in top-left corner of your Dashboard under 'FORMAT' logo
Still have questions? Reach us on our live chat or email us at email@example.com We’re here to help!
* formerly known as Enthusiast.