How to Transfer .UK domains to UKC

transfer-iconTransferring Nominet .UK domains to UKC

The process for .UK domain names is very easy and involves what is called a TAG change. Once the TAG is changed, your domain transfer is complete.

Follow the steps below for a trouble-free transfer

In our example, we will use but of course, replace this with your actual domain name.

  1. Ask your existing domain registrar to “Change the IPSTAG of to MICROLITE”. Some registrars provide a control panel for your to do this and others you need to ask the helpdesk to change the tag.
  2. Go to “Start the Transfer” and enter and then hit the “Transfer” button. Your domain transfer will be added to the cart and you will be taken to the checkout.
  3. Complete the checkout process. This adds your domain to your Client Area > Domain > My Domains panel. There is no fee to pay for .UK domain name transfers.

Monitoring the progress of your domain transfer

Once your IPSTAG is changed to MICROLITE your domain transfer is complete and you will be able to use the domain parking features as with any other registered domain name.

You can monitor the progress of your transfer in Client Area > Domains > My Domains > > Manage Domain > Information

Here is an example of your Transfer-In Status:


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