How do I transfer a .UK domain name?

Please note that .UK domains don't use authorisation codes or registrar locks.

Incoming Transfers

Transferring a .UK domain into our system is a very simple process. Please contact the current registrar and request that they change the IPS TAG on your domain to PDR-IN.
It is recommended that you change the IPS TAG on your domain to PDR-IN first before initiating the transfer at FastReg.com.


How much does it cost?
Transferring a .UK domain name costs just £4.99 per domain name and includes a free 1-year extension to the expiry date.


Outgoing Transfers

Transferring a .UK domain away from our system is a manual, two step process. Please do the following:

  • Submit a ticket to the Support department with the subject IPS TAG CHANGE requesting that we change the IPS TAG for your domain to the gaining registrar. As this is a manual process, please allow up to 48 hours for your request to be actioned. For a complete list of IPS TAG holders, please go to http://www.nominet.uk/registrar-list or contact your gaining registrar for more information.
  • Initiate the transfer on the gaining registrar's system.
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