Domain Name Transfers Overview

The below article outlines the steps involved in transferring a domain to Melbourne IT. The steps to transfer to another registrar may be different. If your domain is already with Melbourne IT and you simply wish to move it into another account, see this article on merging accounts.

Transferring a domain to Melbourne IT

Depending on the type of domain you are wanting the transfer, the steps to transfer your domain may vary.

Bulk domain name transfers

This is currently only possible for .au domains.

  1. Login to the Console
  2. Select the Order tab
  3. Click Transfer multiple .au domains
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions

Domain Name Transfer Duration

The time it takes to transfer a domain is dependent upon the type of domain name. Or when owners authorise the transfer of the domain. Please see the table below for a rough guideline:

Domain ExtensionTime to Transfer
.au2 days
.com / .net / .org / .info / .biz5-7 days
.nz1 day
.uk5-7 days