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Domain Transfer: How To Transfer Your Domain To Another Company

Domain Transfer

If you want to transfer your domain to a different registrar, all of the following requirements must be met to complete the process.

Transfer requirements must all display green.

Pro Tip: Whether you keep your domain with us or go through with transferring it to another company, make sure you’re protecting your personal info with Domain Privacy + Protection. It’s the fast, easy, and affordable way to keep competitors, salespeople, and thieves from accessing your domain and personal information.

Important: If your domain is currently on hold, has expired or is expiring within the next 10 days, please contact us for assistance. Attempting to transfer a domain that is on hold, expired or expiring domain can sometimes cause unexpected complications, and we want to ensure that your domain transfer occurs smoothly.

It is extremely important that you confirm your domain admin email address before proceeding.
You must be able to receive your Auth-Code to transfer your domain. You will use this code to confirm ownership with the new registrar.

Your domain contact information can be accessed on the left.

Contact information link

It is mandatory that you have access to the Administrative email address for a successful transfer. You can view and edit your email address to each tab individually or all at once, depending on which tab you have selected. 

Contact information

How to transfer your domain to another registrar

  1. Log in to your Domains Dashboard

    Login to your Domains Dashboard
  2. On the dashboard, select the domain name you wish to transfer.
    There are two views in the Domains dashboard - the Card and List views. Click on the view icons to switch to your preferred view.
    Card and List view
  3. Choose the domain you want to transfer. 
    In the Card view, click the domain's Manage button.

    Domain Dashboard - Card View

    In List view, click the domain or its gear icon on the right-hand side.

    Domain Dashboard - List View

  4. Click on Transfers in the left-hand menu.
    Domain transfers
  5. Make sure that the Transfer Requirements are met, showing green. Again, please double-check your email address if it is correct before clicking the 'Email Auth-Code' button.
    Domain transfers

  6. Note: For the visually impaired: If you see this message below the button, all requirements have not been met.

    Requirements not met
  7. Click the Email Auth-Code button, and you will see a brief confirmation message.
    Requirements not met
  8. Once Auth-Code has been received, you can start transferring your domain to your new registrar. You can put the Auth-Code to your new account with them or communicate with their Support Specialist.

Pro Tip: Once the auth-code is generated and sent to the gaining registrar, it would usually take 5-7days or, depending on the gaining registrar's domain transfer timeline, to be transferred completely.

Pro Tip: Once in a while, a legitimate email goes to your spam folder instead of your inbox. We recommend you check your spam folder if the Auth-Code has been sent there by mistake.

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