Transferring your UK domain to The Hosting Guy

Transferring your UK domains to The Hosting Guy is simple - just follow the guidelines in this FAQ.

  1. Change the tag of the domain with your current provider to 'EXTEND'.
  2. Log in to your control panel and select 'Domain Transfer'.
  3. Enter the domain you want to transfer to 'Extend' and check out.

Moving UK domains from 123-reg to Heart Internet:-

  1. Log in to your 123-reg members area.
  2. Select to modify the domain you want to move.
  3. In the Domain Control Panel select 'Change IPS Tag'.
  4. Enter 'EXTEND' as the new IPS Tag.
  5. After 24 hours, log in to your The Hosting Guy Control Panel.
  6. Select 'Domain Transfer'.
  7. Enter the domain you want to transfer to Heart Internet and check out.

Moving UK domains from UKREG to The Hosting Guy:-

  1. Select 'Configure Domains' from UKREG.
  2. Log in to your account.
  3. Select the UK domain that you want to move to The Hosting Guy.
  4. Select to modify the IPS Tag.
  5. Enter 'EXTEND' as the new IPS Tag.
  6. After 24 hours, log in to your Hosting Guy Control Panel.
  7. Select 'Domain Transfer'.
  8. Enter the domain you want to transfer to Heart Internet and check out.

Moving UK domains from Easyspace:-

  1. Login to your Easyspace Control Panel.
  2. Click 'Service Management'.
  3. Select 'Transfer Management'.
  4. Click 'Transfer Away'.
  5. You then need to call the number provided to get a licence key.
  6. When you have the key click 'Click Here'.
  7. Select your domain name and enter the 'licence' key.
  8. On next screen select 'EXTEND' from the drop-down list and enter your credit or debit card details.

Transferring your TLD domain to The Hosting Guy

Transferring your domains to The Hosting Guy is simple – just follow the guidelines in this FAQ. This FAQ applies to the following types of domain names: .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, .co, .tv, .name, .me, .xxx, .mobi, .cc, .sx

Before you start the transfer you must ensure that the domain name is prepared for transfer. These steps need to be completed with the current registrar:

  1. The domain name needs to be unlocked.
  2. The administrative contact for the domain name should be listed with email address that you have access to. This may require turning off any WHOIS privacy service you have on the domain name.
  3. The registrar will need to provide you with a transfer authorisation code.
  4. The domain name must not have been registered or transferred in the past 60 days. This applies to all domain registries, and is not optional.

After those steps have been completed you can then initiate the transfer from your Hosting Guy account:

  1. Log in to your Hosting Guy Control Panel and select 'Domain Transfer'.
  2. Enter the domain name that you want to transfer to the Hosting Guy and check out.
  3. The administration contact will receive an email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. which contains a link to a web page where you need to enter the authorisation code.
  4. Once the transfer has been authorised the domain name will become active in your account within 7 days.
  5. You may also receive another email from the current registrar. If you do, you should read this very carefully as it may contain instructions for you to authorise the transfer away from them.

Transferring your EU domain to The Hosting Guy

Transferring your domains to The Hosting Guy is simple - just follow the guidelines in this FAQ

Before you start the transfer you must ensure that the current administration contact email address is valid and that the person receiving email at that address knows that they must respond to emails about the transfer.

  1. Log in to your Hosting Guy Control Panel and select 'Domain Transfer'.
  2. Enter the domain name that you want to transfer to Heart Internet and check out.
  3. The administration contact will receive an email from EURid with instructions on how to confirm the transfer.
  4. Once processed, the domain transfer goes through to EURid with the procedure completing shortly thereafter.
  5. The completion of the domain transfer will be confirmed via email to your login email address.