How to transfer domain into Host Might ?

This article will give you an overview of domain transfer procedure.

Before initiating the domain transfer request one has to make sure that-

  • The domain must be 60 days old
  • The domain must be unlocked. If you need assistance unlocking your domain, contact the domain’s current registrar.
  • The domain Privacy Protection /Whois Protection  must be disabled . If you need assistance , contact the domain’s current registrar.
  • The domain must not be deleted
  • The domain must be in OK or ACTIVE status

Following are the steps to transfer a domain:

  1. First you need to get an EPP [Extensible Provisioning Protocol] code from loosing registrar
  2. After getting EPP code go to the below URL:
  3. One verification e-mail with transfer approval link will be send at the registered email address. The registrant has to click on that link and approve the domain transfer request
  4. After that the domain will be transferred within 4 to 5 business days

Domain transfer can be failed due to the following reasons-

  1. An invalid/Incorrect authorization code i.e. EPP code
  2. An expired domain
  3. An invalid administrative contact email
  4. The domain is locked at current registrar
  5. The domain is not 60 days old
  6. An administrative contact of the domain did not respond to the verification e-mail
  7. The transfer has been rejected by losing registrar

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