Specifications v2 | Newly Registered Domains | WhoisXML API

NRD 2.0 datafeed files

This data feed subscription is licensed to you or your organization only, you may not resell or relicense the data without explicit written permission from Whois API, Inc. Any violation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Update time

The daily update is ready for download at 02:00 UTC.

Supported TLDs

The datasets comes in the following forms

Depending on the subscription plan, you receive different datasets. They contain different data and have different formats. You can find a detailed description of the differences between datasets on the pricing page.

Here are the key details for the different subscription plans:


File Gzip size Unpacked size Rows
lite.daily.data.csv.gz 1.5MiB 4.2MiB 189.1K
lite.daily.data.json.gz 1.6MiB 9.2MiB 189.1K


File Gzip size Unpacked size Rows
basic.daily.data.csv.gz 3.9MiB 11.8MiB 500.7K
basic.daily.data.json.gz 4.3MiB 25.1MiB 500.7K


File Gzip size Unpacked size Rows
professional.daily.data.csv.gz 283.2MiB 3.3GiB 500.7K
professional.daily.data.json.gz 440.9MiB 5.3GiB 500.7K


File Gzip size Unpacked size Rows
enterprise.daily.data.csv.gz 645.4MiB 6.3GiB 1.1M
enterprise.daily.data.json.gz 991.4MiB 10.4GiB 1.1M


File Gzip size Unpacked size Rows
ultimate.daily.data.csv.gz 655.5MiB 6.3GiB 1.1M
ultimate.daily.data.json.gz 1006.2MiB 10.5GiB 1.1M

Ultimate: simple

The only difference between ultimate_simple and ultimate files is that the following fields are empty in ultimate_simple: rawText, registryDataRawText, registrantContact.rawText, whoisRecordRawText, administrativeContact.rawText, billingContact.rawText, technicalContact.rawText, zoneContact.rawText.

File Gzip size Unpacked size Rows
ultimate_simple.daily.data.csv.gz 104.4MiB 747.1MiB 1.1M
ultimate_simple.daily.data.json.gz 553.6MiB 4.9GiB 1.1M

Domains only

The Domains Only data feed is based on the Ultimate data feed. It includes all domains from the Ultimate data feed plus all domains that were added or deleted in today's zone files compared to yesterday's. The Domains Only feed, as the name suggests, includes only domain names and not WHOIS records.

File Gzip size Unpacked size Rows
domains_only.daily.data.csv.gz 10.4MiB 28.3MiB 1.2M
domains_only.daily.data.json.gz 11.4MiB 60.7MiB 1.2M

How to download the datafeed files

Downloading via HTTPS

Downloading via FTP

Downloading via FTPS

Read more about the FTPS connection: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FTPS.

Our FTP server supports explicit FTP over TLS encryption. You may configure your FTP client to use explicit FTP over TLS encryption for secure communications.

Our FTPS server is accessed using the same paths and API keys as a regular FTP server, the instructions for which are described above. To connect via FTPS, select the "Require explicit FTP over TLS" encryption option in your FTP client, if it supports it. FileZilla configuration example:

explicit FTP over TLS encryption

Downloading via Snowflake

Downloading Newly Registered Domains Feed (Community Edition) via Snowflake:

Knowledge base

Learn more about NRD 2 on our knowledge base .