How to transfer your domains from SiteGround to SeekaHost?
By Aslam Saah
Firstly, In your Old Domain Registrar, You have to request for “transfer domain”, where they will send you EPP Code (Authentication Code), which is must for transferring domains.
How to Transfer Domains From SiteGround to SeekaHost?
Before following the steps to transfer the domains from SiteGround to SeekaHost, You have to Make Sure the Following Condition Applies,
- The domain you have registered in SiteGround must be more than 60 days old, (It’s common for any domain registrar)
- Make sure the registered mail id is still active to receive the EPP Code.
- SiteGround auto-renewal of domains will take place 15 days prior to expiration. Thus, domain to be transferred must not be too close to its expiration date.
Step 1 – Domain Service with SiteGround
Login to Your SiteGround Account. Click on “Manage” which is appropriate to the domain you would like to transfer.
Step 2 – Domain Status
Under “My Accounts”, If your Domain Status is “Registrar-lock”, change the status to “Active” and allow 24 hours for this change to propagate.
Step 3 – Disable ID Protect
To deactivate the ID Protect feature of the domain you would like to transfer, you have to contact SiteGround’s support team and request for them to disable it for you.
Step 4 – Change Contact Information:
Under the Your Domain Administrative Contact Information area, update the necessary details and then click on the Update button.
Step 5 – EPP Code
To Get EPP Code(Authentication Code), click on the “Send” button to receive the code to your email id.
As Mentioned in SiteGround:
(Upon Send EPP request the EPP key will be sent to the administrative email address for the domain. If that email address is currently set to [email protected] It will automatically be changed to your contact email address, provided in the ‘My Details’ section of your User’s Area)
Transfer your domains to SeekaHost:
You can transfer your domain at SeekaHost only after receiving the EPP Code (Authentication Code).
Step 1 – Register
You have to be a registered user in SeekaHost – Steps for Creating Account in SeekaHost
Step 2 – Transfer
Under Domains Drop-Down, Select “Transfer Domains to Us”, fill the domain and click on “Check Availability”.
Step 3 – Available to Order
If your domain is already registered, it will be shown as “Available! Order Now”. Select that domain to be transferred and click on “Add to Cart”.
Step 4 – Enter the EPP Code
Enter the EPP Code you have received from your previous registrar and Update the cart.
You can select DNS Management and Email Forwarding as they are free, whereas ID protection is of your choice. Enabling ID Protection will restrict the 3rd party from seeing your personal details with WhoIs information.
For the domain transfer to get completed, it might take from 5 to 7 days from the date you have processed the payments at SeekaHost (Destination Registrar).