Delete a domain

This page describes how to delete a registered domain in Cloud Domains.

Delete a domain

When you delete a registered domain from your Cloud Domains account, the domain still exists in the Domain Name System (DNS). You become the sole owner of the domain in Google Domains, where you can manage the domain name until its expiration.

If you want to delete a domain that you registered or transferred in the Subscription and Commitment (Brazil) billing models, you can delete it one day after registration or transfer completes.

Console

To delete a registered domain, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to the Cloud Console.

    Go to the Cloud Domains page

  2. On the Registrations page, select the domain name that you'd like to delete.
  3. Click More next to the domain name that you want to delete.
  4. To remove the domain, click Delete.

gcloud

To delete a registered domain, use the gcloud domains registrations delete command:

gcloud domains registrations delete DOMAIN_NAME

Replace DOMAIN_NAME with the name of the registered domain that you want to delete—for example, example.app.

API

To delete a registered domain, use the registrations.delete method with an empty request body:

DELETE https://domains.googleapis.com/v1/projects/PROJECT_ID/locations/global/registrations/DOMAIN_NAME

Replace the following:

  • PROJECT_ID: the name of your project
  • DOMAIN_NAME: the name of the domain that you want to delete

What's next