Domain Transfer

Transfer Now for just $16.99 per year

We make it easy to transfer your existing domain names to Dotster. For just $16.99* you can transfer any existing .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz or .us domain name to Dotster. All transfers automatically receive a one year extension on their registration term.

Need help transferring your domain names? Call us at 800-401-5250 and our experts will walk you through the process.

Remember, when transferring a domain:

  • DO NOT include the "http://www"
  • Domains must already be registered with another registrar
  • The domain name must be valid
  • The domain must be registered at its current registrar for at least 60 days before a transfer can take place

Enter the domain you want to transfer.

Current Customers: Log in to transfer your domain

What is the process for transferring a domain name?

  • Start the process more than two weeks before your domain expires.
  • Contact your current registrar to obtain an authorization code. Once you submit the transfer, we will send you an email requesting this authorization code.
  • Within 24 hours of the transfer initiation, Dotster will send an email to the administrative contact listed in the domain's WHOIS database record. Respond to the email as directed.
  • In 5-7 days, your transfer will be complete.
  • You can check the progress of the transfer when you log into your account.

What is an authorization code and how do I get one?

Authorization codes are required to transfer domain names to Dotster. To obtain a code, contact your current registrar. You will need to provide Dotster with the authorization code as part of the transfer process.

For more information on domain transfer authorization codes, please visit our support center.

What types of domains can I transfer to Dotster?

We currently support the transfer of .com, .net, .org, .info, .us, .biz, .tv, .mobi, .bz, .cc, .hn, .sc, .me, .tel, and .vc domain extensions.

Why should I transfer my domain to Dotster?

Dotster Customer Service: Taking care of our customers is our number one priority.

Dotster Innovation: At Dotster, we're constantly adding new tools, services, and products to our site. We stay on the cutting edge of new Internet technologies, letting us offer our customers the best products, resources, and support available.

*Introductory offer for new and transferred domains. Valid for the initial term only. Domain renewal rates will be available through your control panel.