This guide will explain how to transfer your Names.co.uk 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 Names.co.uk to LCN

Navigate to https://login.names.co.uk/login

  1. Log in using your Username and Password.
  2. Click Domain Names.
  3. Select the Names.co.uk domain that you'd like to transfer.
  4. Click DNS & Transfer Options and then Click Transfer Domain.
  5. Select the Click here to change the Nominet TAG option.
  6. Complete the Reason for transferring field and enter the Nominet TAG: LCN
  7. Names.co.uk will now inform you that it costs £10 +VAT to leave.
    Note: This charge is applied by Names.co.uk. LCN do not charge to transfer your Nominet domains in or out. Once you’re happy to process payment, click Update.
  8. Fill in the payment details requested and Names.co.uk will then process your change.
  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 Names.co.uk request to move your domain to us. This normally completes within 24 hours but is down to how quickly Names.co.uk release your domain.

Transferring all other domains (.com, .net, .info etc...) from Names.co.uk to LCN

Navigate to https://login.names.co.uk/login

  1. Log in using your Username and Password.
  2. Click Domain Names.
  3. Select the Names.co.uk domain that you'd like to transfer.
  4. Click DNS & Transfer Options and then Click Transfer Domain.
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions to Unlock your domain.
  6. You will now need to contact Names.co.uk via phone or email and asked them for your domains Auth code, make a note of this code.
  7. Go to the domain transfers page.
  8. Enter your domain in the Domain name field and click +.

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

  10. Click CONTINUE
  11. The domain transfer will be added to your basket. The cost includes a one year extension to your domain’s expiry date.
  12. If you’re an existing customer login to your LCN account, otherwise create a new account.
  13. 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).
  14. 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.
  15. 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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