Domain Transfer Operation Guide



Domain Transfer is the process of changing the designated registrar of a domain name. That is, a domain name is transferred to another registrar from the current registrar. In the domain name transaction, once the domain name is transfered from the original registrar (the seller's account) to the new registrar (buyer's account), it means that thetransaction is completed.


Obviously, The advantage of Domain Transfer is that the buyer can choose a accounts on any new registrar to receive the domain name. But it usually takes 5-7 days for a Domain transfer. So compared to the Domain Push, domain transfer is a longer time-consuming transfer method.


The good news is that some mainstream registrar support 'Fast Transfer'. Domain Transfer can be completed in minutes, with the support of both registrars.


Look at several mainstream registrar, for example. Below are operation guides of Domain Transfer:


Transfer to GoDaddy

GoDaddy(godaddy.com)is a publicly traded internet domain registrar and web hosting company. It is the world's largest ICANN-accredited registrar.


Operational Processes:
1. You pay through a third party platform, such as Escrow, PayPal, Sedo, and so on.
2. Buyer places a domain transfer order on GoDaddy.
3. We send 'Transaction ID', 'Security Code' and 'Authorization Code' to buyer's designated Email.
4. Buyer submits 'Transaction ID', 'Security Code' and 'Authorization Code' on GoDaddy.
5. We get mail from original registrar and confirm the transfer.
6. The domain name is transferred to buyer's GoDaddy account. Transfer success.
7. Buyer confirms that the transaction is complete on the third party platform.
8. The third party platform releases funds to our account.
Well, congratulations! Transaction is complete safely and securely.


Further Explanations:
▪ The GoDaddy page to submit a Domain Transfer is [Transfer Your Domain]
▪ In step 2, according to ICANN, a domain name is automatically renewed for one year after transfer, so when the domain name is transferred, the new registrar will charge a one-year renewal fee as the domain name transfer fee.
▪ In step 3, concrete operations as follows: click [Authorization code needed] on GoDaddy [Pending Transfers] page, click [Add now] to submit 'Transaction ID' and 'Security Code', then click [Add] to the next step, submit 'Authorization Code' and then [Finish] it.
▪ More detail on GoDaddy Domain Transfer, please consult the official help document:
Transfer domain names to GoDaddy.

Make Offer Online

Domain:

Your Name:
Offer Price: USD
E-mail:
Message:
Domain:
Domain Price: USD    PayPal Fees:
Payment Detail: PayPal Fees: $, Total: $
Transfer Method:
Your Name:
E-mail: Account ID or Email
Message:

Escrow(escrow.com), is a financial arrangement where a third party holds and regulates payment of the funds required for two parties involved in a given transaction. It helps make transactions more secure by keeping the payment in a secure escrow account which is only released when all of the terms of an agreement are met as overseen by the escrow company.

Advantages: Escrow.com reduces the risk of fraud by acting as a trusted third-party that collects, holds and only disperses funds when both Buyers and Sellers are satisfied.
Fee: 3.25% ($25.00 minimum), and 0.26% of amount over $5000.

Transaction Process:
1. Click the button [Escrow Buy] to starting a Transaction by Escrow.com.
2. You agree to the terms of the transaction on Escrow.com.
3. You pay to Escrow.com and wait for payment verification.
4. We are authorised to transfer domain name to you.
5. You accepts the domain name.
6. Escrow.com releases funds to us from the Escrow account.

Well, congratulations! Transaction is complete safely and securely.
Further Explanations:
▪ If you do not have an account, you can register one at Escrow.com.
▪ Any question on the transaction, please be sure to use the same email used to register on Escrow.com.

More detail on transaction of Escrow, please consult the official help document:
'What is Escrow? How Does Escrow Work?'