This topic describes how to transfer a domain name from one Alibaba Cloud account to another Alibaba Cloud account. For example, you had another person purchase a domain name for you, and now you need to transfer the domain name to your own Alibaba Cloud account, or you need to transfer a domain name from your Alibaba Cloud account to another Alibaba Cloud account.

Prerequisites

Your domain name is within its validity period.

You can query the registration and expiration dates of your domain name on Alibaba Cloud WHOIS. If your domain name has expired, you must renew the domain name first. For more information, see Renew a domain name.

Background information

The following example demonstrates how to transfer one or more domain names from Account A to Account B.

Procedure

  1. Use Account A to log on to the Domains console.
  2. Use one of the following methods to go to the ID Transfer tab:
    • Method 1:
      1. On the Domain Names page, find the domain name that you want to transfer.
      2. Click Manage in the Actions column. On the page that appears, click Transfer between ID.
    • Method 2:
      • Transfer multiple regular domain names at a time: In the left-side navigation pane, choose Bulk Operations > Common Bulk Operation. On the page that appears, click the ID Transfer tab.
      • Transfer multiple .cn domain names at a time: In the left-side navigation pane, choose Bulk Operations > CNNIC Bulk Operation. On the page that appears, click the ID Transfer tab.
  3. On the ID Transfer tab, set the parameters that are described in the following table.
    Parameter Description
    Bulk Operation The method that is used to transfer the domain names. Valid values:
    • Enter Domain Names: In the Domain Names field, enter the domain names that you want to transfer.
      Note Enter one domain name in each row. You can enter up to 1,000 domain names.
    • Upload File: If the domain names that you want to transfer are saved in a file on your PC, upload the file.
      Note Supported file formats are XLS and XLSX. Enter one domain name in each row. The maximum file size is 2 MB.
    transfer to The ID of the Alibaba Cloud account to which you want to transfer the domain names. In this example, enter the ID of Account B.
    Security Verification Click Get Verification Code to obtain a verification code.
    Email Verification Code The verification code that the verified email address receives.
  4. Click Submit.

Result

Use Account B to log on to the Domains console, and verify that the domain names are under Account B.