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HOW TO TRANSFER DOMAINS FROM NAMECHEAP TO Z.COM

To transfer your domain name from Namecheap to your account on Z.COM, ensure that the following requirements 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”

d. The domain name Registrar Lock is disabled

e. Namecheap WhoisGuard is disabled and the contact information is valid with the email being accessible by the domain name admin or registrar

f. Obtain the Authorization or EPP Code for the domain name

Using a WHOIS lookup tool, you will be able to confirm the information for (a), (b) and (c) while the remaining requirements will have you login to your Namecheap Domain Management Dashboard (Account) and the steps below will guide you:

Follow the steps below to disable the Registrar Lock (d):


1. Login to your Namecheap Account Dashboard

2. Navigate to the “Manage Domains” section

3. Click on the domain name you wish to transfer to Z.COM

4. From the “Modify Domain” page, click “Registrar Lock” from the left navigation bar

5. Select the radio button that is labelled: “Release the registrar lock so that the domain can be transferred to some other registrar”

6. Click on “Save Changes”

The next set of steps will help you in disabling the WhoisGuard and updating your contact information (e):


7. Login to your Namecheap Account Dashboard if you’ve logged out of the last session

8. Navigate to the “Manage Domains” section

9. Click on the domain name you wish to transfer to Z.COM

10. From the “Modify Domain” page, click the WhoisGuard “Disable” link if it has been enabled

11. Once the Disable WhoisGuard page is displayed, click the checkbox for “Disable WhoisGuard protection”

12. You can now move on to the Administrative Contact section to update your admin email address if necessary

13. Click the “Save Changes” button and that’s all for this stage

Here is how to obtain the Authorization or EPP Code for the domain name from your Namecheap dashboard (f):


14. Login to your Namecheap Account Dashboard if you’ve logged out of the last session

15. Navigate to the “Manage Domains” section

16. Click on the domain name you wish to transfer to Z.COM

17. From the “Modify Domain” page, click Registrar Lock from the left navigation bar

18. From the “Modify Domain” page, click Registrar Lock from the left navigation bar

19. You will now be required to fill-in the domain name to be transferred and your Namecheap account password

20. Once you are done, click on the “Get EPP code for my domain” button and the authorization code will be sent to the Admin email address.

Now that you’ve satisfied all the transfer requirements, kindly move to place an order for the domain transfer on Z.COM and  click this link for an article that will guide you through the process.