If you decide to transfer a domain name from one registrar to another, you’ll have to go through a couple of security steps. One of them is obtaining a special EPP authentication code from the present registrar – as long as you are the domain registrant, since the code is emailed to the owner's mailbox and nobody else can get it. You have to provide this code to the new registrar company, or else they will not be able to begin the domain transfer procedure. The EPP authorization codes are case-sensitive and may contain numbers or special characters such as dots or commas, which can be easily misentered, so make sure you copy & paste the correct code. As an extra protection measure, the transfer authorization code for a domain may be altered regularly. Some registrars refer to this code as a domain password, an Auth key or a domain secret as well.

EPP Transfer Protection in Hosting

You can obtain the EPP transfer authorization code for any domain name that you have registered through us with just a few clicks from the same Hepsia Control Panel that you will use to manage your hosting account. As soon as you visit the Registered Domains section, you will see all your domains conveniently displayed in alphabetical order. If a particular extension supports transfers between registrar companies with an EPP transfer code, you will notice an EPP button next to the given domain. If you click on that button, the code will be sent to the email associated with the Registrant contact for the domain in question. If you want, you can update the contact information, including the email, without having to leave this Control Panel section, in case the currently listed email is not valid anymore.