Modifying Contact Details


This API Call will be deprecated from 1st December 2016 due to IRTP changes in the system. Modifying a Contact is no longer allowed and only New Contacts can be created and associated with a domain.


Modifies the details of the specified Contact.


Name Data Type Required / Optional Description
auth-userid Integer Required Authentication Parameter
api-key String Required Authentication Parameter
contact-id Integer Required Contact ID of the Contact whose details you want to modify
name String Required Name of Contact
company String Required Name of the Company
email String Required Email address of the Contact
address-line-1 String Required First line of address of the Contact
city String Required Name of the City
zipcode String Required ZIP code
phone-cc String Required Telephone number Country Code
phone String Required Telephone number
country String Required

Country code as per ISO 3166-1 alpha-2

address-line-2 String Optional Second line of address of the Contact
address-line-3 String Optional Third line of address of the Contact
state String Optional Name of the State
fax-cc String Optional Fax number Country Code
fax String Optional Fax number
  • You will encounter the below error message in case the Contact is associated with one or more suspended domain name(s):


    Change of this contact is not allowed as it is associated with a suspended domain

  • Unused Contacts (except Default Contacts) that were created more than six months ago are archived. Details of archived Contacts cannot be modified using this API call.

    Additional Information

    Default Contacts

HTTP Method


Example Test URL Request[email protected]&address-line-1=address1&address-line-2=address2&city=city&country=nn&zipcode=0&phone-cc=0&phone=0


Returns a hash map containing the below details:

  • Contact ID (entityid)

  • Action Type (actiontype)

  • Description of the Contact Modification Action (actiontypedesc)

  • Action ID of the Contact Modification Action (eaqid)

  • Contact Modification Action Status (actionstatus)

  • Description of the Contact Modification Action Status (actionstatusdesc)

In case of any errors, a status key with value as ERROR alongwith an error message will be returned.