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HOW TO TRANSFER DOMAIN FROM HOSTINGER TO Z.COM

This article is provided to assist you in the process of transferring your domain name from Hostinger to Z.COM


1. Basic Requirements
Before initiating a domain transfer process, confirm that the following criteria are satisfied:


a. The domain name to be transferred is over 60 days old from initial registration

b. The domain name has NOT been transferred within the last 60 days

c. The domain name status is not on “Hold”

You can use a WHOIS lookup tool to confirm the above information for your domain and if all are satisfied, you can then move on to check Z.COM domain page to see if your domain name extension is supported by our services.


2. Disable Domain Privacy Protection
This services is used to hide your domain contact details from the public WHOIS database. You will have to disable the Domain Privacy Protection it is activated on your domain, using the steps below:


d. Log in to your Hostinger Profile

e. Navigate to your domains area by clicking on “Domains”

f. Open the Domain Management tab, if you have more than one domain, select your domain from the left side panel

g. You can now set the Privacy Protection to OFF

3. Unlock the domain
Most domain registrars place locks on domains to avoid unauthorized transfer. Here is how to disable the domain lock:


h. Log in to your Hostinger Profile if the last session is closed

i. Navigate to your domains area by clicking on “Domains”

j. Open the Domain Management tab, if you have more than one domain, select your domain from the left side panel

k. Set the Domain Lock button to OFF and the domain will be unlocked

4. Obtain Domain EPP/Secret Key
This is a short unique passcode that is assigned to a domain name. You will have to provide this code or key to prove ownership of the domain and authorize the transfer. This is how to obtain the Secret Key for domains on Hostinger:


l. Log in to your Hostinger Profile if the last session is closed

m. Navigate to your domains area by clicking on “Domains”

n. Open the Domain Management tab, if you have more than one domain, select your domain from the left side panel

o. Copy the “Secret Key” that is displayed on the tab (Depending on your Domain’s extension, your EPP code could be sent to your Administrative email address)

5. Request for the domain transfer on Z.COM

Once you have completed the processes mentioned above, you can then proceed to place an order for the domain transfer on Z.COM where you will be required to enter the EPP code you got from Hostinger for the domain.

Here is an article on how to place your transfer order on Z.COM

It is also important to note that domain transfers take up to 5 weekdays to complete but if any issue is encountered, our support team will contact you immediately and guide you through the solution.