How do I change the nameservers for my domain name?

To change the nameservers for your domain name, please follow these instructions:

Please Note: It will take between 24 - 48 hours for the new DNS records to become active.

Have a website with a 3rd party provider? If you’ve just changed your nameservers to 123 Reg, learn how to re-point your domain name to your website by checking out this FAQ.

Step 1 of 7

Login to your 123 Reg control panel.

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In the Domain names section, select the relevant domain name in the drop-down list and click on the Managebutton.

Step 3 of 7

If you are changing a top level domain i.e. .com, .net etc, you will need to unlock the domain name first. This can be done by selecting the Manage Domain Locking option and clicking on the Unlock domain link. Once the domain has been unlocked click on the Back to Control Panel link.

Step 4 of 7

Select the Change Nameservers option

Step 5 of 7

Enter your nameserver records into the relevant boxes. If the IP addresses are required you will be asked for these as well.


Step 6 of 7

Click on the Change Nameservers (DNS) button.

Step 7 of 7

You can now change your Nameservers, or even reset them to the 123 Reg default. Click the Update button to complete the process.

Reset to 123-reg default