There are two types of domain transfers: full transfers and DNS only transfers. It is important that you understand the difference between these two transfers.
If you want to manage all aspects of your domain in one place, then a full transfer to ClearCenter is the solution. Domain tools in your account include registration, renewals, contact information, and billing. Full transfers include the following services:
Transferring your domain has its advantages – The Full Transfer from your old registrar (e.g. register.com, Verisign) is $25 per domain and includes a 12-month extension to your domain's current expiry date. There is a $25 annual fee to maintain each domain.
The DNS only transfers are recommended if you prefer keeping your current domain registrar. DNS Only Transfers include the following services:
There is a $20 annual fee to maintain each domain.
The list of supported domains is available here. To transfer a domain:
You will be notified via email when your transfer is complete. Charges for domain transfers will only be processed after the domain has been successfully transferred.
DNS Only Transfers work for all domains. To use the DNS Only Transfer, you must change the DNS servers associated with your domain (see DNS servers listed below). Contact your domain's current registrar for details. You should configure all of your DNS records in your ClearCenter account before you make the changes with your domain's registrar. This will guarantee that your domain will be available during the transition.
To start using DNS services on a domain:
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