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Domain Transfer: How To Transfer Your Domain To Another Company

This article will walk you through all the steps in transferring your domain AWAY from your Domain.com account to another registrar. Please note that you need to complete all the steps outlined in this article to ensure a smooth transfer process.

If you're looking for a guide to transferring a domain to your Domain.com account, visit the How to Transfer A Domain to Your Account - Domain Transfers article.

Step 1: Complete the domain transfer pre-checklist

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


Step 2: Initiate the domain transfer (Gaining registrant)

After completing the pre-checklist in Step 1, you can begin the transfer process with the new registrar. To do this, you will need to contact the new registrar for specific instructions, which may include:

  1. Logging in to your new registrar's account.
  2. Initiating the domain transfer process within their dashboard.
  3. Providing them with your Auth Code.
  4. Completing any additional domain transfer validation steps required by the new registrar.


Step 3: Approve the domain transfer

Please keep in mind that the domain transfer process can take a few days to finalize. Be sure to regularly check your email for a verification message, which you will need to authorize the domain transfer request.


Step 4: Check the domain transfer status

  1. Log in to your Account Manager.
  2. Click Domains in the left-hand menu.

    Account Manager - Domains tab

  3. On the domain management page, scroll down to the Transfer or Move Domain section.

    Transfer or Move Domain

    If you have multiple domains in your account, locate and click the domain from the list to go to its management page.

  4. A notification will show the status of the domain transfer. Please note that while you have an ongoing domain transfer, you may be unable to request another domain transfer.

    Domain transfer status