Transfer your domain name
Move a .be domain name
Request the transfer code yourself below or contact your current or new registrar and instruct him to request the transfer code that is linked to your domain name from DNS Belgium. Read all about the transfer code here.
We send the transfer code to the e-mail address of the current registrant in our registration system. It is therefore important that your e-mail address is correct in our registration system and that you have your domain details updated if that is necessary.
Provide your new registrar with all the details as for a new registration and with the transfer code. Your registrar will then do what is necessary to move your domain name.
If your contact data are not up to date, we are obviously unable to contact you. As a registrant, you are contractually required to keep your data up to date.
It is therefore important for you to update the contact data that are connected to your domain name as and when necessary. You cannot do that directly at DNS Belgium. Only your registrar is authorised to change your contact data.
If the registrar refuses to change the e-mail address at the request of the registrant itself, you can lodge a complaint (attaching the e-mails sent) with the legal department of DNS Belgium via email@example.com. Our legal department will investigate the complaint and contact the registrar. If the registrar is unable to give a valid reason and refuses to carry out the update, DNS Belgium will do it in the registrar’s place and invoice any costs involved to the registrar.
The current registrar can remove a domain name after having requested the transfer code (which is valid for 7 days) and before the launching/executing of the transfer by the new registrar. The transfer can still go through, but then it becomes a transfer from quarantine.
Move a .vlaanderen or .brussels domain name
Ask you current registrar for the transfer code that is linked to your domain name and give that code to your new registrar. Only the new registrar can file an application to move a domain name.
Your new registrar will file the transfer application (and transfer code) with DNS Belgium. Your old registrar has 5 calendar days to approve or to reject the application (e.g. because there are still open invoices). If he does not do so within 5 calendar days, the application is approved automatically and your domain name is transferred to your new registrar.