Definitions for "Setup Fee"
Refers to the fee that web hosting companies charge for "setting up" the new account. Most companies do not charge setup fees nowadays or waive it when the client prepays for a year. Always insist on zero setup fees. Back to up
In context of web hosting it is the initial fee that a web hosting company will charge you for setting up a web hosting account. Some companies do not have setup fees. You can use our Price search page to find web hosting companies that do not have setup fees - e.g Free setup hosting plans.
Initial fee charged by a host to create your hosting account.