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Fast Hosts – Transferring a Domain Name From Fasthosts

December 12, 2012 Paul Calvert How To Articles

Fast hosts domain transferTransferring domain names from Fast hosts. Generally domain names registered with Fasthosts will be managed via ukreg.co.uk. Transferring a domain name to us is a fairly simple process, however there is a set order to how things need to be done to avoid delays.

Heres our step by step guide to transferring a domain name from Fasthosts to your Powered By Penguins account.

 

Fasthosts .uk Domain Transfer

1. Go to http://www.ukreg.co.uk
2. Click on members log in button
3. Click on configure domains, web hosting and email
4. Select the domain you wish to transfer away from Fast Hosts.
5. Select to modify the IPSTAG
6. Enter “EXTEND” as the new TAG – Note this is all capitals letters!
7. Once this has changed, log in to Your PBP account, On the menu you will see “Domains” Click this and then select “Transfer domains to us”
8. Enter the domain name you wish to transfer away from Fast Hosts, and click “Check availability” Once the domain name has been checked, you can select “Continue” This will take you through the check out procedure. In the case of .co.uk domain names, these transfer completely free of charge.

Guide to transferring .co.uk Domain names away from Fast hosts / UKreg

 

.com, .net, .org, .info, .biz, .cc Fast Hosts Domain transfer process

Transferring .com domain names is a slightly different process.

1. Log into your UKreg/Fasthosts Control panel
2. Select the domains you wish to transfer from the domains section
3. Click the All Registry Settings Button
4. Click link to unlock domain and note the authorization code shown
5. If no code is shown add one of your own in the box provided
6. Once this has changed, log in to Your PBP account, On the menu you will see “Domains” Click this and then select “Transfer domains to us”

7. Enter the domain name you wish to transfer away from Fast Hosts, and click “Check availability” Once the domain name has been checked, you can select “Continue” This will take you through the check out procedure. In the case of .com domain names, these transfers incur a charge of £5, however 1 years registration will be added to the expiry date.

8. Email domains@fasthosts.co.uk with the domain you wish to transfer and the name of the new provider i.e. PoweredByPenguins.co.uk.

9. The Admin contact for the domain will receive an email either from
Fasthosts or Tucows to confirm you wish to proceed with the transfer,
including the authorisation code.
9. The transfer should complete within 24 – 48 hours.

 

As always, if you encounter any issues either with transferring domain names or with other queries in setting up your web hosting account please open a ticket and we will guide you through the process.

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