This guide will explain how to transfer your 1and1 domain name to LCN. Moving your domain is simple and by transferring it to us you'll get great service, free features and competitive prices!

The transfer process varies depending on the type of domain you trying to move, however we’ve got you covered.

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Transferring UK domains (.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, .uk) from 1and1 to LCN

Navigate to http://contract.1and1.co.uk

  1. Log in using your Account number and Password.
  2. Choose the contract which contains the domains.
  3. Select whether you want to Cancel Entire Contract or Cancel Selected Domains.
  4. Choose the Execute On option for the domain you’d like to transfer.
  5. Change the cancellation option to Change Provider.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Enter our IPS tag: LCN
  8. Click Finish.
    Please note: 1and1 will send you an email to confirm you are the owner and complete the final transfer from your 1and1 account to LCN
  9. Go to the domain transfers page.
  10. Enter your domain in the Domain name field and click +.

  11. Please note: a maximum of 20 domains can be transferred in one transaction.

  12. Click CONTINUE
  13. If your domain is more than one month from its expiry date the transfer is free. If not, you have the option to renew for a year which you can pay for whilst setting up the transfer.
  14. If you’re an existing customer login to your LCN account, otherwise create a new account.
  15. Once the transfer has been initiated, our system will automatically check for 1and1’s request to move your domain to us. This normally completes within 24 hours but is down to how quickly 1and1 release your domain.

Transferring all other domains (.com, .net, .info etc...) from 1and1 to LCN

Navigate to http://contract.1and1.co.uk

  1. Log in using your Account number and Password.
  2. Choose the contract which contains the domains.
  3. Select whether you want to Cancel Entire Contract or Cancel Selected Domains.
  4. Choose the Execute On for the domain you wish to transfer.
  5. Change the cancellation option to Change Provider.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Go to the 'admin.1and1' control panel and unlock your domain.
  8. Click domains, then select your domain and click info.
  9. You will then see the authorisation code, make a note of this as you’ll need it later.
  10. Go to the domain transfers page.
  11. Enter your domain in the Domain name field and click +.

  12. Please note: a maximum of 20 domains can be transferred in one transaction.

  13. Click CONTINUE
  14. The domain transfer will be added to your basket. The cost includes a one year extension to your domain’s expiry date.
  15. If you’re an existing customer login to your LCN account, otherwise create a new account.
  16. Once the transfer has been initiated, we’ll send an email to the registrant and admin email address asking for the Auth code (EPP code).
  17. We’ll also send an email to the registrant and admin email address asking for the transfer to be authorised. Once authorised, the transfer will take five days to complete.
  18. If the transfer isn’t authorised it’ll time out after seven days and the process will need to be re-started.
    Please note: The speed of the transfer relies on how quickly you authorise the emails that are sent to the registered owner and admin contacts on the domain.

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