Domain Transfer2020-10-20T11:45:11+00:00

Domain Transfer

Why transfer your domain?

I had multiple issues with domain name transfer, site transfer, email transfer, etc. Customer service put together a package, answered all [my] questions and helped get the job done.

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Frequently Asked Question

I’ve recently completed a domain transfer. Can I transfer my domain name a second time?2020-08-25T04:29:22+00:00

ICANN & Registry regulations prohibit the transfer of domain names that have been transferred within the last 60 Days. Please wait for 60 days from the date of previous transfer before applying for a transfer of such domain names.

Can I transfer my newly registered domain name to Sombha?2020-08-25T04:27:54+00:00

ICANN & Registry regulations prohibit the transfer of domain names that have been registered within the last 60 Days. Please wait for 60 days from the date of registration before applying for a transfer of such domain names.

My domain has expired already.Should I renew it and then transfer it?2020-08-25T04:27:17+00:00

If your domain has expired with your old Domain Registrar and you’ve renewed it with them, then do not Transfer it within 45 days of the previous expiry date since it will not add 1 more year to your domain name and you will lose out on the Renewal fees paid to the older Registrar.

Do I need to wait till my domain name is about to expire before transferring?2020-08-25T04:26:21+00:00

No, we encourage that you transfer your domain name well before expiry to ensure you don’t run into complications.

How long does the domain transfer process usually take?2020-08-25T04:25:43+00:00

Depending on the processes of your existing Domain Registrar, the process can take anywhere between 7-14 days.

What steps should I take before initiating the Domain Transfer process?2020-08-25T04:25:13+00:00

Please ensure that:

  • Domain Privacy services on your domain name are disabled
  • Verify that your Registrant Email Address is accurate
  • Remove any locks that may be applied on your name
  • Get your domain name’s Auth-Code from your existing Domain Provider