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How to transfer your domain name from Fasthosts

Modified Wednesday 13th August, 2014 at 05:03

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This easy to follow step by step guide will allow you to transfer your domain from Fasthosts to Tsohost with ease.

UK Domain Names (.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, .plc.uk and .ltd.uk)

Note: Before you initiate the transfer make sure you have access to the domains registered owners email address, check the WHOIS output for your domain to find this out. Both registrars use this email address to send you important information about the transfer. If it is invalid, contact your current registrar to update it.

To Initiate Your Domain Transfer 

1. Place your domain transfer to Tsohost by visiting the Transfer Domains Page. Enter your domain in the Transfer Existing Domain box and click Transfer. Follow and complete the 4 stage checkout process

Note: For some domain names there is a fee for transferring in. Tsohost do not make any money from this payment and the money is used to extend the expiry date of the domain name being transferred by 1 year. 

To Complete The Transfer 

1. Log in to your Fasthosts account

2. In the control panel, select Domain Names from the hosting menu

3. Select the domain you would like to transfer

4. In the Domain Registration screen, click the Change link for IPS tag and enter UKWEBHOSTING in the text field

5. Click Transfer Out and allow up to 72hrs for the move to take place

All Other Domain Names (.com etc)

Note: Before initiating the domain transfer please ensure your contact information is correct. Login to the Fasthosts control panel and click Manage Domains from the Domains drop down menu. Click on the domain and scroll down to the bottom of the page, where you can modify the domain contacts.

1. Log in to your Fasthost account

2. In the control panel, select Domain Names from the hosting menu

3. Select the domain you would like to transfer

4. Click the Unlock link and confirm you would like to unlock the domain 

Note: .eu domains do not need to be unlocked

5. Take note of the Authorisation Code (EPP Key) found in the Domain Management screen

6. Place your domain transfer to Tsohost by visiting the Transfer Domains Page. Enter your domain in the Transfer Existing Domain box and click Transfer. Follow and complete the 4 stage checkout process

7. You will receive an email once the transfer has been initiated, to confirm the transfer Reply quoting the Authorisation Code (EPP Key)

8. Allow up to nine days for the domain to be fully transferred 


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