When you obtain a server with the intent to start your individual website hosting company and to resell plans to other people, you may as well want to sell domain names, so that you can give your customers the option to get everything they need for their new website from one place. Becoming a certified registrar involves thousands of dollars and a lot of documentation, so the simplest solution is to register for a domain reseller account with an existing registrar company. Your reseller Internet site will be linked to that account through the registrar's API. Using such an account has lots of pros - your customers can get and to take care of new website names without any difficulty; the cost of a new registration will be lower when compared to what you would have to pay as an end customer; what's more you'll be able to start reselling instantly. The registrar companies which sell domain reseller accounts often need an amount of money as a deposit.