How To Transfer Domains From GoDaddy To SeekaHost?
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SeekaHost provides an easy way to transfer your domains from other domain registrars to us. In this article, we have guided you on how to transfer domains from GoDaddy to SeekaHost.
Before following the steps to transfer the domains from GoDaddy to SeekaHost, you have to make sure the following conditions apply.
The domain you registered in GoDaddy must be over 60 days old.
Before placing the transfer request with us, you’ll need to obtain an Auth Code from GoDaddy and also make sure that the domain is unlocked.
Check whether the registered email id is still active to receive the Auth Code.
Unlock GoDaddy Domain
STEP 1: Login
Log in to your GoDaddy account
STEP 2: Manage All
Two ways to check all domains listed purchased. First, click “New” on the top right corner of the page -> My products.
Second, click “My Accounts” -> Manage My Products.
If you want to manage all domains portfolio, click “Manage All” or you can click Manage on the domain slot to manage the particular domain separately.
STEP 3: Unlock Domains
Under Domain Portfolio, Click three dots on the domain name and click Turn Lock On/Off.
You can also change the lock option by clicking the On/Off icon and then clicking “Continue” to confirm the change.
Click the domain name and scroll down the at bottom. Now click the on/off button and then click continue to confirm the same.
STEP 4: Transfer to Another Registrar
Click Transfer to Another Registrar as shown in the above screenshot. Before proceeding, you can read their checklist below to understand the transfer process.
Step 5: Obtain GoDaddy AUTH Code
To get your EPP code, select Click here to see Authorization Code and click Copy to Clipboard. They will also send the authorization code to your domain’s administrative email address.
Disable GoDaddy WHOIS Privacy Protection ( If Applicable)
If your domains are enabled with Whois Privacy Protection Service, you will also need to disable them. When GoDaddy Privacy Protection is enabled, it’s against their policy to allow domain transfer.
Accepting GoDaddy Transfer
Once the transfer has been placed and the process has been initiated at the registry level, you should be able to accept the transfer on GoDaddy’s side to speed up the process.
Login to your Account Manager, and click on ‘Manage’ next to ‘Domains’. From the ‘Domains’ menu, select transfers.
Click on ‘Pending Transfers Out’ and select the domain name you are transferring out of GoDaddy. Select ‘Accept’ and click ‘Ok’. The request will be processed in 15 minutes.
Transfer your domains to SeekaHost:
You can transfer your domain to SeekaHost only after receiving the Authorization Code.
STEP 1: Register
You have to be a registered user in SeekaHost. Steps for Creating an Account in SeekaHost.
STEP 2: Transfer Domains
Under the Domains Drop-Down, Select “Transfer Domains to Us”.
Step 3 – Enter EPP Code
Enter the domain name and click transfer. Now enter the EPP code you have received from your previous registrar to validate the transfer process.
You can select DNS Management (Free) and ID protection of your choice. Enabling ID Protection will restrict the 3rd party from seeing your details with WHOIS information.
Step 4 – Review & Checkout
On the Review and Checkout page, click Create a new account if you don’t have an account with SeekaHost. Once you entered the account details and chosen the payment method, click checkout to proceed with the payment.
On the payment method, click Apply from credit balance if you have any balance or click Do not apply and choose the debit/credit card or PayPal payment method and proceed with the payment.
For the domain transfer to be completed, it might take 7 to 14 days from the date you have processed the payments at SeekaHost (Destination Registrar).
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If you are a registered user in SeekaHost and have any queries to be clarified or issues to be sorted, you can raise a ticket through the client area dashboard or email [email protected]. For immediate interaction or guidelines, contact our support team available in Live Chat at the right bottom corner of the website.