Category: Domain Names

How can I transfer my domain name to Tucows/OpenSRS?

The following requirements must be met before you can transfer your domain name: Since transfer confirmation is done via email, the Administrative Contact email address listed on your domain name must be valid. If you are unsure, please perform a WHOIS lookup on your domain name. If the address is invalid, contact your current Registrar […]

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How can I update my Administrative Contact email address?

The Administrative Contact email address is the most powerful email address on a domain name; it’s important to keep this up to date at all times. The Administrative Contact email can be updated through the Domain Management Interface. If the Administrative Contact email address is no longer valid, you should contact your Domain Provider to […]

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How can I transfer a domain from one Domain Provider to another Domain Provider?

If you wish to transfer your domain name to another Registrar, simply contact them and have them start the transfer process. Since they are the “gaining” Registrar, they will handle all the details. The following requirements must be met before you can transfer your domain name:   Since transfer confirmation is done via email, the […]

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How can I transfer my domain to another Registrar?

If you wish to transfer your domain name to another Registrar, simply contact them and have them start the transfer process. Since they are the “gaining” Registrar, they will handle all the details. The following requirements must be met before you can transfer your domain name:1.Since transfer confirmation is done via email, the Admin Contact […]

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What is happening with my transfer?

All transfers are supported by the gaining Provider you are using to transfer the domain. They control all the details and can accept payment for the service. They are listed in the transfer confirmation Email that was sent to the Administrative Contact. The domain login/password is never required to transfer a domain. Tucows is a […]

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How can I transfer my .UK domain away from Tucows?

In order to transfer your .CO.UK/.ORG.UK domains away from Tucows you must use a Domain Management Interface to change the “IPSTag” information for the domain to the new Registrar the domain should be transferred to. Once logged into a Domain Management Interface the IPSTag can be changed in the Domain Extras section

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How do I get my Authorization Code? (also called an “EPP Key” or “Auth Code”)

An Authorization Code (also called an Auth Code or EPP Key) is required when transferring domains from one registrar to another. The transfer Authorization Code is created when the domain is first registered and can be obtained from the current Registrar for your domain. If you have a .DE domain name, an Authorization Code is […]

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How can I speed up my domain name transfer?

All transfers that are approved by the “gaining Registrar” (the new Registrar who submitted the transfer for the domain) will auto-approve (“AUTO-ACK”) itself after 5 days for most types of domain names. In some cases the “losing Registrar” (the Registrar the domain is transferring-away from) will send an email to the Administrative Contact for the […]

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Why can’t I transfer my domain name?

If you wish to transfer your domain name to another domain name company, there are some factors which can either delay or prohibit the transfer from happening. All issues have a solution, but some issues may take some time to resolve. Brief list of issues affecting domain name transfers Domain is 60 days or older: […]

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