Transferring a Top-Level Domain away from 123 Reg

This article will explain how to transfer your domain name from 123 Reg

To transfer a Top-Level Domain away from 123 Reg, you will need to follow the instructions outlined below.

Please note: before proceeding, you’ll need to make sure that your domain isn’t locked or has the Domain Ownership Protection service enabled. For details on how to do this, please read our Support articles:

Top-Level Domains that are newer than 60 days cannot be transferred in or out of 123 Reg.

A .mx domain transfer request cannot be requested during the last 10 days of its renewal grace period. domain names cannot be transferred away from 123 Reg at this time. To transfer your domain name away, please contact the ZA Central Registry:

Step 1 of 4

Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.


Step 2 of 4

From there, select Domain Names within the ‘Manage active products’ section. Next, choose your domain name from the provided list and then select Manage.

Manage Domain Names


Step 3 of 4

Select Request Authorisation Code.

Select Request Authorisation Code


Step 4 of 4

The Authorisation/EPP code for your domain will be shown on the screen. You will need to provide this to the new registrar that you wish to transfer your domain to. They will be able to advise you on their steps to transfer the domain name to them.

View Authorisation Code

The transfer process for Top-Level Domains can take up to 7 days to complete once the transfer has been approved.