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 from Joker hosting to 123-reg is complete, you'll be able to use all the features in your control panel.

For .com, .net, .org, .info and .biz

Start at


Select "Service Zone" from the menu on the left


If you know your username and password, enter them and press the "Go" button. The username will be an email address. If you have lost your password, click "Forgot Your Password?" and it will be sent to your email address.


Choose the domain you wish to modify and click on "Modify Domain". Under Utilities, click on "Switch off domain protection". After unlocking your Joker domain name, you will need to get an "Auth Code". This can be found by clicking on "Initiate an Authorization ID request" under Utilities.

Please note: Please cancel your hosting if you are no longer going to use it, otherwise you will continue to be billed for your Joker hosting services.

Next you will need to order the domain transfer in your 123-reg control panel. The following two simple steps will help you complete the process of transferring your domain(s) from to 123-reg.


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).


The appropriate registry for your domain extension will then email you with further instructions on transferring your domain from to 123-reg, so please ensure you check your mail regularly.


Check your domain transfer page to see the status of your transfers. Our dedicated guide will then assist you with completing your transfers. Once this is done, your domain will no longer be hosted on, but instead on UK's most reliable web host - 123-reg.


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