Winning expiring domain Auctions
If you win an expiring domain name in GoDaddy Auctions®, you must make payment within approximately 48 hours of the auction closing. Failure to purchase the domain in a timely manner may result in loss of the domain and suspension of your auctions membership. In addition to the auction price, you will need to pay the renewal fee for the domain name. For more information, see Purchasing Domain Names You Won.
After you make a payment, we move the domain name to your account within 7 days.
To view the scheduled transfer date, log in to your Auctions account. From the Bidding List menu, select Won. The scheduled transfer date displays in the Status column.
Please note, the current domain registrant may renew the domain at any time during the registrar's renewal grace period. If this occurs, the domain will not be available to win via auction.