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Type your domain in the search bar above to see if it meets our basic transfer requirements.
Consult the domain type requirements and have your authorization code ready. It’s the faster way to transfer domains.
Add your domain to the cart, then head to the checkout and make your payment. Your domain transfer will automatically complete within 30 minutes to 6 days.
Whether you’re hosting the DNS yourself, or through a web hosting company, your nameservers will be transferred over and you should not experience any downtime.
If you are using a registrar’s default nameservers and want to avoid downtime during transfer, we advise taking the following steps:
Domain transfers can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 6 days to complete. The exact time-frame depends on the domain’s TLD and the time required for your current registrar to complete the process.
If you’re looking to switch registrars for any reason, DFS is the best place to transfer a domain.
If we are talking about generic TLDs (such as .com, .info, .agency, etc.), the remaining time that you have with your current registrar will not be lost, it gets carried over. Plus, your domain will be renewed for one year as part of the transfer.
If you renew your domain name after the domain has expired, you will need to wait 45 days after the expiration date before you can transfer. Otherwise, you may lose the renewal year that you paid for with the previous registrar.
When it comes to country-code extensions (.de, .uk, .es, etc.), each Registry may set its own rules. Find out if your domain is eligible for transfer now.
People transfer domains for different reasons. If cost is of a concern, they may transfer a domain to a cheaper registrar to take advantage of a low price or the best deals. Sometimes they may just prefer the services another company has on offer.
If you’re looking for a cheap domain transfer service that’s fast and safe, choose DFS – our average pricing for transfers is usually the lower cost of renewing elsewhere.
Yes, you can. To do this, unlock the domain with your current Registrar and get the Auth/EPP code from them. Once you have the code, submit the transfer. Please contact our Support Team if you require further assistance.
When you transfer your domain, the remaining time you had left with your old registrar is automatically included. The one year you have registered for, is added on top. Extra renewals can be added on after you have transferred.
The exception is UK group TLDs – they are not renewed during transfer and are free to transfer.