Domain names may be transferred between organizations, between private individuals, and across these holder categories.

There are many situations where transferring a domain name can be useful. Perhaps the organization you represent has merged with another, and you want to bring the existing domain name over to the new organization. Or you may want to transfer your domain to another organization or private individual. You may also want to acquire a domain name registered to someone else.

Whatever the reason, the transfer itself must be handled by a provider, and both the current and the new holder must consent to the transfer.

What does it cost to transfer a domain name?

The old subscription is cancelled, and a new subscription is created for the new holder. The provider pays a fixed rate to us for transferring a domain name. In addition, the provider will also charge a fee for their part of the job.

Is it OK to lend or rent your domain name to others?

It is possible to borrow or rent a domain name from others, whether they be private individuals, other businesses or professional agents offering this type of service. However, there is a certain amount of risk involved with this type of arrangement, both for the domain name holder and for the other party. The holder will always be the one who is responsible for and in control of the domain name, and holders will therefore have the power to cancel the subscription or transfer it to others. On the other hand, the holder is also the one who may be held liable if the domain name is used for illegal activity.

Updated: 18 June 2019