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

The domain name is within its validity period.

You can query the registration and expiration dates of a domain name on Alibaba Cloud WHOIS. If your domain name has already 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 domain names from account A to account B.

Procedure

  1. The domain names are under account A. Use account A to log on to the Domains console.
  2. Use either of the following methods to go to the ID Transfer tab.
    • Method 1:
      1. On the Domain Names page, find the target domain name.
      2. Click Manage in the Actions column, and then click Transfer between ID.
    • Method 2:
      • Transfer multiple common domains: In the left-side navigation pane, choose Bulk Operations > Common Bulk Operation > ID Transfer.
      • Transfer multiple .cn domains: In the left-side navigation pane, choose Bulk Operations > CNNIC Bulk Operation > ID Transfer.
  3. On the ID Transfer page, set the following parameters to transfer the domain names to another Alibaba Cloud account.
    Parameter Description
    Bulk Operation Select a method to transfer one or more domain names. The following methods are supported:
    • 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 local file, 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 Enter the account to which you want to transfer the domain names. In this example, enter account B.
    Security Verification Click Get Verification Code to obtain a verification code.
    Email Verification Code Enter the verification code that the verified email address receives.
  4. Click Submit to transfer the domain names to the specified account.

Result

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