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How to transfer a domain from Hostgator to 20i?

Here’s how to transfer your domain name to us and start saving on renewal prices.

Domains that are newer than 60 days can't be transferred out of Hostgator. This is due to ICANN rules to prevent fraud.  

If your domain ends with '.uk', you won't be able to transfer a domain out using the Hostgator control panel, as it requires a change to the IPS tag. You will need to contact an Account Admin via their support team. They will process it for you.

Here's how to transfer other domains from Hostgator:

 

How to transfer your domain from Hostgator
  1. Log in to your Hostgator account.
  2. In the domains tab, select the domain name you wish to transfer to 20i
  3. On the Domain Settings page, click the Transfer tab
  4. You'll be asked review the domain contact details to ensure that they're up to date
  5. Once that has been checked, select Prepare domain for transfer
  6. An EPP code will be sent to the domain on file

 

Then, if your domain ends in .com, .net, .org and most other domains, follow these steps:
  1. Log in My20i, and select Transfer a Domain.
  2. Enter the domain name and select Search.
  3. Add the domain to your basket and complete checkout.
  4. There's a £6.00/$12.00 transfer fee to move the domain but don't worry, for most TLDs you'll get an extra years renewal added to the renewal totally free of charge.
  5. An email will be sent - usually instantly but can take up to 6 hours - to the e-mail address listed as the Admin Contact.
  6. Follow the link in this e-mail and Approve the transfer by entering the EPP authorisation code obtained earlier by email
  7. Once authorised the transfer will complete automatically within 5 days.

 

If your domain ends in .uk.com, .gb.com, .eu.com, .uk.net, .gb.net and .eu.net (CentralNIC domains):
  1. Log in My20i, and select Transfer a Domain.
  2. Enter the domain name and select Search.
  3. Add the domain to your basket.
  4. You’ll be prompted for the Authorisation Code (EPP code). Enter it here.
  5. Complete checkout.
  6. You will be charged for a year’s domain registration (or as long as you wish).
  7. The transfer will complete automatically within 5 days.