When you get a server with the idea to start your own web hosting company and to resell plans to various other people, you may as well want to sell domain names, in order to give your clients the option to purchase everything they need for their new site from one place. Becoming an accredited registrar involves thousands of dollars along with tons of documentation, so the most convenient solution is to sign up for a domain reseller account with an existing registrar company. Your reseller website will be linked to that account via the registrar's API. Employing this type of account has many different benefits - all your customers will be able to get and to take care of new domains effortlessly; the price for a new registration is lower compared to what you'd need to pay as an end customer; what's more you can start reselling immediately. The registrar businesses that sell domain reseller accounts usually require a certain amount of money as a deposit.