To transfer a domain from the SW Hosting website, you must access the URL www.swhosting.com
Once you have accessed, you must go to the section "Domains"
You must enter the name of your domain, look for the extension in the right drop-down and click on "Search"
Then the result will appear on the screen, with the status of "Busy" and its price, without VAT. Click on "Transfer":
Now, you need to enter a valid email address and review it regularly, it will serve to create your customer account, and is where you will receive important notifications about your domains or contracted services. Click on "Continue":
In the next screen you must enter the authcode of the domain. The authcode is the transfer code necessary to transfer a domain from one provider to another. This code must be provided by the current provider of your domain.
All domains, except .ES, require an authcode to be transferred.
From here you can also deactivate the self-renewal of your domain (by default is activated), buy other free extensions with your domain name or hire a hosting service to link to your domain. You must also add the requested information.
Once you fill in the fields, you must enter your credit card details to formalize the contract or choose the PayPal payment method
Remember that the credit charge using PayPal has a commission applied by PayPal. The credit that will be added to your SW Panel will be the result of the requested charge less the commission amount charged by PayPal.
If you have a promotional code, it is time to enter it and validate it. Otherwise, click directly on "Place order now"
The first contract must ALWAYS be made by credit card. Once you are a customer, there are other types of payment methods.
You will receive two emails before the transfer is completed successfully: an email with the welcome information to access your SW Panel, your private client area, and to start managing your domains and/or services:
And another email to the administrative contact of the domain that you want to transfer. This email is sent by the current domain registrar and serves to authorize or cancel the transfer.
This action must be done within the deadline established in the same mail. Normally it is 3 calendar days. If you do not respond before this period, the domain will not be transferred.
Example of transfer authorization mail:
Remember that this is a mail type, because the mail you will receive will be sent by your current registrar, and it will not be exactly this one.
When you have accepted the transfer, it will be completed within a maximum of 5 days unless the current provider denies the request.
Our system will notify you the completion of the transfer with an email:
When the transfer process has been completed, you will not be able to transfer the domain again to another registrar until 60 days have elapsed.
You will receive one last email, in accordance with the regulations of the international organization for ICANN domains, and as explained in the Whois Accuracy manual, with a link to verify your email address.
It is very important to take care of this email and validate this address within the established period of time (15 days); otherwise, the domain will be deactivated until it is verified.
Example of verification mail: