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Domain Name Transfers

TRANSFER DOMAIN

STEPS TO TRANSFER YOUR DOMAIN

1

UNLOCK DOMAIN

To unlock your domain for transfer, you will need to contact your current registrar. They will provide you with the steps needed to unlock the domain and transfer it to a new registrar.

2

SEARCH

Enter your domain name in the search box above and click “Search.” If the domain is available for transfer, you will see the transfer options. Select the option that best suits your needs and follow the instructions to complete the transfer process.

3

CONFIRM

Once you receive your authorization code, you’ll enter it to confirm the transfer.

4

COMPLETE!

Most domain transfers take 5-7 days to finish the process.

WHY TRANSFER YOUR DOMAIN

  • Easy Transfers with No Technical Skills Needed.  If you need assistance transferring, we are here for you 24/7. It’s a simple process – just 1, 2, 3 steps!
  • Keep All Your Domains and/or Websites in One Place. If you have lots of different websites and/or domain names being held for future use, it is easier to keep them all in one place. That’s what we do. We make it easy with no stress. You won’t have the hassle of different people taking care of each website as we will do it all for you! 
  • Simple Domain Management.  We help you with all kinds of website stuff like subdomains and forwarding. Plus, our tools are really easy to use. Anyone can use them!
  • Global Support.  We have people who can help you if you need it, no matter where you are in the world.

YOUR DOMAIN TRANSFER INCLUDES

Domain Forwarding & Masking

Want to have your domain point to another? Domain Forwarding or masking will solve that for you.

Domain Locking

Secure your domain from accidental (or suspiciously intentional) transfer of ownership.

DNS CONTROL

You have full control of where your domain points for various services like email, FTP, sub-domains, and website in one dashboard.

Change of Registration

If you need to change the contact information, or reassign (fee req) your domain name.

Status Alerts

If there are any changes to the status of your domain, we'll send you a notification.

24/7 Support

Any questions, big or small... we're here every day and night to help you.

We're Here to Help?

Experience the unparalleled support of WebsiteBasics+. Say goodbye to time-consuming email exchanges and subpar offshore assistance. Our dedicated team is just a phone call away, ready to provide expert guidance on purchases and technical issues.

(480) 624-2500

TRANSFER A DOMAIN FAQs

 

The domain transfer process is easy. For very specific instructions, visit this ‘Help’ page: Transfer my domain to WebsiteBasics+

The summary is as follows:

  1. Purchase the transfer service to us. Please note that one year of registration is free with a transfer.
  2. Unlock the domain with your current registrar.
  3. Get the authorization code (also known as a transfer key or EPP code). If you don’t see one with your current registrar, contact them directly to have the code emailed to you.
  4. Verify contact information is accurate with your current registrar, specifically the administrator’s contact information.

Instructions for country code domains depend on the TLD. Please visit the following link to learn more about transferring country-code domains to WebsiteBasics+.

Bulk Transfers. If the extension (TLD) isn’t supported with us, you won’t be able to transfer it.

Typically, 5-7 days to complete. You can track your transfers on your transfers page by following the steps listed on this page.

To understand the status of your transfer, use this guide for the various types of Registrar Status messages. Some statuses require additional actions.

Transferring a top-tier (.com) domain is *$21.99 and that includes (1) **FREE year of registration.

The free year of registration with us begins after your current registration expires.

 

If you currently have email accounts, websites, or other services with your current registrar and you ONLY purchase a domain transfer with WebsiteBasics+ those services will not transfer. To be sure you order the right services for your needs, call us at (480) 624-2500. We are available 24/7 to help you.

ICANN has a rule that states that a domain name cannot be transferred within 60 days of registration or previous transfer.

Additionally, domain name that ends in .uk, .ca, .eu, .es, .se and .au, you have to follow some extra rules.  Please visit the following link to learn more about transferring country-code domains to WebsiteBasics+.

Yes.  Your website will not go down during the transfer process.  

Yes. It’s quite easy to consolidate your domains into one WebsiteBasics+ account.  You can find the steps here in our help guide.

We’re more than happy to answer your questions.  Call us at (480) 624-2500 . We are available 24/7 to help you.

Frequently Asked Questions - Website Starter

* Plus applicable taxes and fees, including ICANN fee.

** The TLDs .ai, .at, .au, .br, .co.uk, .co.za, .cz, .es, .eu, .gg, .gs, .jp, .la, .me.uk, .ms, .nl, .nz, .org.uk, .se and .uk do not include free registration.

Domains with bulk pricing do not qualify for additional promotional discounts.

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