How do you transfer a domain?

The approach to be followed lets you transfer a domain name easily and to know all the elements necessary for a successful transfer.

Authorization code
Transfer and information

Minimum 60 days

The domain to be transferred must have existed for more than 60 days and must not have already been transferred in the last 60 days (except in special cases)

Free and valid

The domain must not be expired, or locked (to be verified with the current provider)

Updated contact info

The contact information currently on file for this domain must be valid. A transfer acceptance request may be sent by email.

Video guides explain how to get the authorization code.
Click on your current registrar to access the steps to follow:

The approach is almost the same regardless of your domain name provider.
In case of problems, contact the support for your service provider, which is required to provide a transfer authorization code to the owner of the domain.


In the next step, create the contacts for the domain that will appear in a whois query


Whois displays the contact information for the domain name holder. The publication of this information is required, except for .fr domains.


By default, the Infomaniak domain name servers (DNS) are applied when the transfer is effective. However, you can specify others when ordering

Included with your domain name

Web space of 10 MB

For every domain name which is registered with or transferred to Infomaniak, you get 10 MB of disk space free. You will then be able to publish a business-card type website and distribute contact information.

1 email address (unlimited storage)

Create an email address linked to your domain name for free, sync your contacts and calendars between your devices and use WorkSpace, our collaborative suite designed by SMEs. For example: by registering the domain, you can create the address


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