how to transfer domain

These instruction are for justhost but I found them very useful as general.I transferred my domain to ipage within 2 hours! Hope this will help somebody else too.


These instructions are for if you still have cPanel access. If you do not have cPanel access please visit and you can log in with your old cPanel user name and password to administer your domains, then follow along starting at step 5.

  1. Login to the cPanel
  2. Find the Domains section
  3. Click the Domain Manager icon


domain transfer


  1. This should display the Hosting tab of the Domain Manager


  1. Click on the Domain Manager tab
  2. This should display the domain names that are registered through our registrar, Fast Domain
  3. Put a check mark next to the domain to be transferred
  4. Over on the right, select the Privacy tab
  5. Select the button that says “Pause Domain Privacy”. If privacy is already disabled, then skip this step.
  6. Next, select the Contacts page


  1. Fill out the information for the Registrant, Admin, and Billing sections. This information can be the same or different for all three
  2. If you already know the hosting company you will be using to host your domain with and they have given you the name servers to use, please click on the Name Servers tab


  1. Select Use Custom Nameservers
  2. Enter in the name servers which the new hosting company has given you (I had to do this step 3 times because the name servers were not appearing after saving. Better way is to remove existing ones and then add new ones).
  3. Next, select the Transfer EPP button. You will need to copy this code, so you can later enter it into a place when transferring it to the new registrar
  4. Select the Lock tab
  5. Select the button which says Click here to UNLOCK your domain name


  1. Finally, allow a percentage of standard propagation time to allow this information to be visible by the new registrar
  2. Contact the new registrar once this contact information you updated in the Contacts tab is visible in a place such as


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