How do I release my UK domain name?

How do I release my UK domain name?

This article explains how to transfer your Donhost-registered UK domain name to a new registrar.

This article applies to Shared Hosting, Reseller accounts and Dedicated Servers.


Login to your Donhost control panel.


Click the Domains link on the navigation bar.


Locate the required domain name and click the corresponding Manage link.


Locate the Release Domain section and enter the IPS Tag value for the registrar to whom you wish to transfer the domain name


Click Next to proceed. You will be given the opportunity to review the proposed changes before they are submitted to the central registry.

Important: Once a release request has been made it cannot be cancelled.

Please note: You many only submit a release request for domain names that you have registered through the Donhost registry. For all other domain names you should refer to the current registrar for the domain name in question.