For new registrations, Neustar charges for a domain name once fTLD approves the registration. The Add Grace Period will start from the date of fTLD’s approval and not from the create date. The registration period of the domain will start from the create date. For renewals, Neustar charges after the 45-day Auto-Renew Grace Period or after the five-day (5) Explicit Renew Grace Period following an explicit renew of a domain name registration period.
When is a Registrar charged for a domain name by Neustar?