Domain name transfer is a process of transferring your domain name management under one registrar to another. Domain registrar is responsible for the management of your domain records only. In another words by transferring your domain register to another is not affect to your website or DNS.
When the domain name is being transferred, the registrar of the domain name is being changed but it is no effecting with your owner status.
Transferring domain name is an easy procedure you need to have a domain under your ownership with one register and a registrar that you want to transfer that domain to.
There are two ways of transferring domain.
- Partical Transfer
- Full Transfer
The transferring process can get slightly different from one register to another. But all registers are supplying good enough details about the procedure of they use.
For successful domain name transfer the domain must be active. If the domain is locked, inactive or in the process of being deleted or redeemed, then transfer process would be unsuccessful.
Also domain name must have been registered for more than 60 days before you transferring it to another registrar. However your domain involved in a legal dispute or if you are facing bankruptcy then you may not be successful too.
Transferring domain name normally can take more than 7 business days and the time is depending on the register you have chosen. Cost of the transferring and other facilities also vary one register to another, always keep in mind to choose old register and that is recommended by most of the happy customers.