Transfer to Porkbun

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Transfer Tips, Tricks, and What to Expect

Need to preconfigure DNS prior to transferring?

Some providers will disable your DNS after transferring so you may need to preconfigure DNS on our side first. To do so, please read the knowledge base article "How to transfer a domain to Porkbun with little to no DNS downtime"

Make sure the domain is ready for transfer.

  • Domain has been registered for at least 60 days.
  • Domain has been with current registrar for at least 60 days.
  • Domain name is unlocked and not on hold.

All transfers of gTLD domain names include a one year renewal of the domain unless the domain is inside the auto renew grace period.

The following country code TLDs do not offer a free renewal as part of a transfer: ai,,,,, uk,,,, de, la, cx, ph,,,

The following country code TLDs only carry over a maximum of one years' worth of registration: nl.

Read more info about how to transfer in a domain from the .uk family.

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