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Gifting a Domain Name

Passing ownership of a domain name to a friend.

     
10:10 pm on Feb 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

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How do I go about gifting the ownership of a domain name to a friend. Is there a cost involved?
12:21 pm on Feb 20, 2009 (gmt 0)

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In theory, you can simply change all the contact details. However, you should probably contact the registrar since I presume you (as the original registrant) would remain liable in the event of a legal dispute (until domain registration is renewed by someone else anyway).

Be sure to remove your credit-card details from any auto-renewal facility.

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11:03 pm on Feb 20, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Thanks for that, Kaled. All sounds logical.
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4:30 pm on Feb 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

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In some domain names, for example TLD .EU, there is a charge for changing the name an address of the domain owner on your registrar.

As far as I know this is the only TLD where this happens, but there may be more as I do not own every single extension out there.

 

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