How to transfer your domain to Sibername

You can transfer your domain from another registrar to us and take advantage of the free privacy protection, 2 email addresses, 5-page weebly website builder with Canadian Webhosting for each domain name you transfer in.

The domain name will be renewed for 1 year after a successful registrar transfer.



Domain Name to transfer:




  

We can help with the domain transfer procedure.

  • Just provide us with your login details for your current registrar's domain manager webpage.
  • We will make sure WHOIS privacy is disabled
  • Unlock the domains so they can be transferred to us as the new registrar
  • Obtain the transfer authorization code so we can start the transfer successfully
Please contact us and we will take it from there.

These Free Extras are included with all domain names! - Value over $150 CAD

  • FREE 5 page Weebly website builder and Canadian Webhosting. Make your own stunning web site online in minutes by using Weebly Website Builder and have the design hosted free on our servers for 1 year!
  • 2 Business emails with 100 MB webspace for each domain name
  • Free Privacy Protection Service - Hide your address on whois queries! (Main competitors charge for this service)
  • Free URL forwarding
  • Free Advanced DNS Manager. Use your own IP by managing your A, MX, cname DNS records online
  • Easy online management of registrant, admin, tech and billing contact details
  • Domain Name Domain Name Theft Protection


We offer special price for bulk orders of 10 or more. Please contact us for discounted pricing.

 

free with every domain name

 

Domain Transfer Frequently Asked Questions



Q: What do you mean by Domain Transfer?

A: It is the change of registrar from another company such as GoDaddy or Tucows to SiberName
  Q: When can I transfer a domain name to you?

A: Your domain name must be older than 60 days.
  Q: But my domain name is expired

A: We can still help until the domain name is deleted. Which is generally done after the 40 days of expiry. But you can also renew it with the existing registrar and transfer after.
  Q: Will I get a free year after the transfer?

A: Your domain name expiry year will be extended 1 year once the domain transfer is completed. In other words you will also renew the domain name by transferring to us.
  Q: How long does it take?

A: .CA domain names are generally transferred in less than 10 minutes. For the other extensions, it may be up to 7 days because the losing registrar needs to let the domain go manually for the first 7 days. If not the domain transfer is done automatically. You can expedite the transfer by contacting the losing registrar. But if they do not respond, it will be completed in 7 days automatically.
  Q: Is the transfer free?

A: No, please check our price list at http://prices.sibername.com
Q: But you say you will renew the domain free with the transfer?  

A: We mean your domain transfer payment will cover also a year of renewal.
  Q: Why would I do that because I see the others have advertisements for big sports events.

A: They have the marketing power but we have the service. You get much better and cheaper service with us. In the end, we don't have to have such a big marketing budget. For example, you do not pay for Privacy Protection service with us. These services can be easily offered free but they choose to charge to cover their overhead.
  Q: But how big is SiberName? Can I trust?

A: Yes. We are ICANN accredited and you can access our details on ICANN page. We are also CIRA certified registrar as you can verify at https://cira.ca/ca-domains/registrar-list
  Q: Is it difficult to transfer a domain name?

A: It is difficult only if you have a problem obtaining the required information from your current registrar.
  Q: How can I know my current registrar?

A: You can find out by doing a Whois Search. You can use http://whois.icann.org for most of the domains. For .CA domains you can use the link https://cira.ca/ca-domains/whois
  Q: What do I need from them?

A: All you need is your login details to their user area. From there you can obtain the Domain Secret or Authorization (Auth) Code needed for the transfer.
  Q: What else?

A: You can also unlock the domain name if it is locked for transfers.
  Q: What is a Domain (Transfer) Secret or Authorization (Auth) Code?

A: It is a code assigned by the Registrar at the time the domain name was Registered. This Domain (Transfer) Secret acts like a password for a domain name, ensuring that only the owner of the domain can Transfer their domain name. To Transfer any domain name, of any of the following TLDs (extensions), you would require to first obtain the Domain (Transfer) Secret or Auth. Code from your Current Registrar:
  Q: It is so complicated for me. Could you help me with the transfer?

A:We can help with the domain transfer procedure.
  • Just provide us with your login details for your current registrar's domain manager webpage.
  • We will make sure WHOIS privacy is disabled
  • Unlock the domains so they can be transferred to us as the new registrar
  • Obtain the transfer authorization code so we can start the transfer successfully
Please contact us and we will take it from there.
  Q: I have a website with Wix. Can I still use the same website after the transfer?

A: Yes. Domain name transfer will not affect any service currently existing on the domain name. In other words, before and after the transfer, the website and email services will continue to work as before without any interruption
  Q: Why should I choose you?

A: Because we are affordable, reliable and offer so many freebies that you really need with every domain names.
  Q: What else?Every company offers freebies.

A: We also offer great support. Please read our reviews.


  Q: Why Privacy Protection?

A:
  • When you enable Privacy Protection on a domain name, we replace all your publicly visible contact details with alternate contact information so that when a WHOIS query is performed on the domain, an alternate mailing address, email address and phone number are displayed.
  • You retain full ownership of the domain and have complete control of it.
  • Anyone that tries to contact you using the alternate email address or phone number provided in the public WHOIS database will be directed to an online contact form which will in turn email the message to you. All emails sent to the alternate mailing address will be discarded.
  • Privacy Protection can be disabled/enabled at any time and is provided absolutely FREE.

Q: How does it work?

A:

  • When buying a domain name you have to provide accurate contact information.
  • This information has to be made publicly available to everyone via the public WHOIS database as required by ICANN, the international governing body for domain names.
  • Every day, this valuable source of accurate contact information is targeted and harvested by spammers and telemarketers resulting in unwanted and unsolicited contact. Also since your contact information is public, you are at risk for identity theft and fraud and of being contacted by harassers and stalkers.
  • Privacy Protection ensures that your private information is not published by replacing all your publicly visible contact details with alternate information.

Sibername.com is an ICANN Accredited Registrar

ICANN Certified Registrar

Sibername.com is a CIRA Certified Registrar

Sibername.com is an Authority (CIRA) certified .CA Domain Name Registrar

Sibername.com is a BBB Accredited business

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