Domain Name Transfer

Transfer your existing domain name to us for additional benefits.

Domain Transfers Include

Easy Management

Manage your domain name from our easy to use control panel including DNS and contact information.

Domain Locking

Domain locking prevents unauthorized or accidental transfers of domain ownership. You have full control.

Free Privacy Protection

Your name, address, phone number and email remain private in the public WHOIS of your domain name.

Award-winning Support

World-class support from our web experts standing by ready to assist you with questions or assistance 24/7/365.


Domain TRANSFER Frequently asked questions

Backlight Hosting charges a per name flat feet. You only pay for the initial yearly registration cost and ICANN fee, if applicable. You will also keep any time left on your current registrations and receive a free year of registration for each transferred domain.

Most domain transfers take between 5 and 7 days to complete. The time it takes can vary depending on the domain extension. 

You may track the progress of your domain transfer by doing the following:

  1. Log in to My Account.
  2. Next to Domains, click the Launch or Manage All button.
  3. In the upper left, pull down the Domains menu and click on Transfers. You should now see the following info for each domain name:
    1. Status – This tells you the current status of your domain transfer. Hover over the progress bar for any transfer, click the ? icon or click the 
    2. Action Required – or Error link that displays additional details.
    3. Admin Email – This field shows the email address linked with that domain name.

Upon the expiration of your domain name, you will be charged annually to maintain the domain. The price is the then-current annual retail price applicable to the domain.

Absolutely. Give us a call. We’re happy to help, even if you’re not a customer yet. We’re here 24/7/365. Call us anytime at (480) 624-2500.

Transferring your domain name to Backlight Hosting is very straight forward. Please check out our “Transfer my domain to Backlight Hosting” article for steps on how to begin the transfer process.

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