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Authorize My Domain Name Transfer to GoWebsite

After you purchase a domain name transfer to GoWebsite, you'll need to authorize GoWebsite to complete the domain name transfer process.

To Authorize Domain Name Transfers to GoWebsite

  1. Log in to your GoWebsite account.
  2. Next to Domains, click Manage.

    If the Manage button does not display for you, from the Products > Domains menu, select My Domain Names.

  3. From the Domains menu, select Transfers.
    Domain Transfer menu option
  4. Click Authorize transfer.
  5. Click Add now.
  6. In the Transaction ID and Security Code fields, enter the transfer IDs GoWebsite sent to the administrative contact's (admin) email address (or registrant contact's email for .au domains), and then click Add.

    If you did not receive transfer IDs, see How do I resend the transfer IDs to my updated admin email address?

  7. Do one of the following:
    • Select the Basic tab, and then enter the Authorization Code from the current registrar (if applicable) in the field next to your domain name.
    • Select the Advanced tab, and then enter one domain name and its authorization code per line. Separate each domain name from its authorization code with a comma, space, or tab.

    If you do not have an authorization code, see Get an authorization code to transfer my domain to GoWebsite Some domain name extensions do not require authorization codes.

  8. Select I authorize the transfer..., and then click Finish.
  9. Click OK.

For most domain name extensions, a transfer between registrars takes five to seven days from the time you authorize it. Some ccTLDs (country-code domain names) may take longer.

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