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How to transfer your HostGator domain to

Transferring a .com, .net, .info etc. from HostGator to
Navigate to HostGator’s control panel

  1. Unlock your domain name from the domain management section
  2. Pause or Cancel Domain Privacy (if you have it enabled)
  3. Request from HostGator’s support an EPP code (or auth code)
  4. Verify your domain contact details are correct and up to date as the code will be sent to the registered email address for the domain name
  5. Go to’s domain transfer page
  6. Enter your domain in the Domain name field and the EPP code (authcode)
  7. Click Add to Cart
  8. The domain transfer will be added to your basket. The cost includes a one year extention to your domain’s expiry date
  9. If you’re an existing customer login to your client area, otherwise create a new account
  10. Once the transfer has been intiated, we’ll send an email to the registrant and admin email address asking for the EPP code (authcode)
  11. We’ll also send an email to the registrant and admin email address asking for the transfer to be authorised. Once authorised, the transfer will take up to 5 days to complete
  12. If the transfer isn’t authorised it’ll time out after seven days and the process will need to be re-started

Please note: the speed of the transfer relies on how quickly you authorise the emails that are sent to the registered owner and admin contacts on the domain

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