Domain Transfer

How a domain transfer works
Follow these tips as you move through the transfer process:

Before starting your domain transfer…

Verify that your domain has been registered for at least 60 days Unlock the domain at your current registrar Confirm that your email address is listed as the domain’s Administrative Contact

Check your Email!

Transfer approval instructions will be emailed to the Administrative Contact, so keep an eye on your inbox.

All Finished!

After your previous registrar has accepted the transfer, the domain will be available in your account.

Transfer FAQ

How can I transfer a domain name to another registrar?

Transferring a domain to is easy! Domains are only eligible for transfer if they are 60 days or older, have not been transferred within the last 60 days, have Privacy disabled, and are unlocked at their current registrar.

How can I transfer a domain name to another person?

You can transfer a domain within to another account to deligate or transfer its ownership. These transfers are free and instantaneous.

How can I transfer a domain name to another host?

If you have a domain at one registrar but hosting at another, you can still point your hosting plan to the correct domain by updating your name servers with whichever registrar your domain is at.

What does it cost to transfer a domain?

The price of transferring a domain name depends on the extension, but it normally costs less than the standard renewal price. It also includes a one year registration extension for any transferred domains older than 45 days old.

How long does a domain transfer take?

If you are transferring to, the time it takes will depend on the registrar you are leaving. If transferring away from, it takes around 5 to 7 days. If you reach out to the losing registrar, they can usually expedite the process.

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