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Is the Seller required to transfer the domain to the Buyer's registrar?

In some cases, a Buyer may use a different registrar than the Seller, in which case a transfer between registrars may be required.

Alternatively, if both parties come to an agreement to complete the transfer at the current registrar via a “push” transfer/account change, then the domain can be transferred to an account registered by the Buyer at the same registrar.

This can be a common occurrence if, for instance, the domain is under an ICANN-imposed 60-day transfer lock, which prevents the Parties from transferring a domain to another registrar until the lock expires.

If you are uncomfortable with this manner of transfer, our Domain Concierge team is here to help.

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact our customer support department via email at or chat support when they are online.

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