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Authorize my domain transfer to GoDaddy

To successfully transfer your domain name to GoDaddy, you'll need to enter a valid authorization code (also known as an EPP code or transfer key). You can enter the auth code from within your GoDaddy account after purchasing the domain transfer.

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy Domain Control Center. (Need help logging in? Find your username or password.)
  2. From the Domains menu, select Transfers:
    select transfers from domains menu
  3. Under the Pending Transfers heading, select Transfers In.
    transfers in or out
  4. In the Status column, locate any domains that show Correct authorization code needed.
  5. Check the box next to the domain(s) you want to authorize. Or, click the check mark icon and Select All
  6. Select Accept transfer above the list of domains.
  7. Enter your authorization code(s) from the Basic or Advanced tab:
    • Basic — Enter the Authorization Code in the field next to the domain name.
    • Advanced — Enter one domain name and its Authorization Code per line, separated by a comma, space or tab.
  8. Select I authorize the transfer..., and then click Finish.
  9. Click OK.

Note: Domain transfers can take 5 to 7 days to complete.

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More info

  • Some domain names, such as ccTLDs, may have special requirements for transfers.

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