Get Whois contact information for a domain name.


Use this command to get contact information for any domain name registered through eNom or its resellers.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

On the home page, the Whois link at the top of the page calls the GetWhoisContact command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The domain name must belong to this account.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:


Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
ContactType Type of contact data being returned
RegistrantOrganization Organization information
RegistrantFName First name
RegistrantLName Last name
RegistrantAddress1 Address line 1
RegistrantAddress2 Address line 2
RegistrantCity City
RegistrantStateProvince State or province
RegistrantPostalCode Postal Code
RegistrantCountry Country
RegistrantPhone Phone number
RegistrantFax Fax number
RegistrantEmailAddress Email address
Whoisregistrar Registrar for the name
Whoisupdated-by Registrar that last updated the Whois info
Whoisstatus Status of the name
Whoisupdated-date Date of last update
Whoiscreated-date Creation date for the name
Whoisregistration-expiration-date Current expiration date
Whoiscreated-by Registrar that created the information for the name
WhoisnameserverCount Number of name servers associated with this name
WhoisnameserverX Name servers. Indexed X when ResponseType=Text or HTML.
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
ErrX Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presentedas is back to the client.
Done True indicates this entire response has reached you successfully.



  • The default response format is plain text. To receive the response in HTML or XML format, send ResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameter Err(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.
  • If additional contact types are returned other than Registrant they will be "ContactType" Technical,Administrative or Billing.