When you obtain a hosting server with the idea to start your personal hosting company and to resell packages to other people, you may also wish to sell domains, in order to give your clients the chance to purchase everything they want for their new website from just a single place. To become a licensed registrar involves thousands of dollars plus tons of documentation, so the simplest solution is to register for a domain reseller account with an existing registrar company. Your reseller website will be linked to that account through the registrar's API. To use this type of account has numerous advantages - your customers are able to obtain and to take care of new website names with ease; the price for a new registration will be lower compared to what you would need to spend as an end customer; what's more you will be able to start reselling instantly. The registrar businesses that provide domain reseller accounts often ask for a certain amount of money as a deposit.