How to transfer domain names to 123-reg

This article applies to 123-reg Domain names

At, we manage over 3 million domains. You can be sure your domain will be in good hands. And once your transfer's complete, you'll be able to use all the features in your control panel.

Please note: Please be aware if your domain has been on UK2 hosting for less than two years, UK2 will charge you to move the domain away from them.

Start at


Enter the domain name that you want to move, then the password (this is your account password), and click the 'Log In' button.


Scroll down until you see the box 'Enter Nominet TAG'. In this box, type in '123-REG'. Then click the 'Update Now' button.


Then you will see your domain on the next screen. Click on "Yes, transfer (name of domain) to 123-reg" and then fill in the payment form to allow your domain to be transferred.


Confirm your payment and submit.


You will then be presented with a reference number on screen with instructions to print out and fax to UK2.

6 may ask additional questions to prove your identity for the transfer.


Wait until you get confirmation from UK2. If you don't hear from them, contact support to confirm the transfer has happened at

Next you will need to order the domain transfer in your 123-reg control panel.


Enter the domain name you wish to transfer into the search box in your 123-reg control panel and order your transfer (you will need a 123-reg account).


Check on the status of your transfers by visiting your domain transfer page. Our dedicated guide will then assist you with completing your transfers.


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