Step 1 : Purchasing a domain name

  1. Search for a domain and click Buy Now, a checkout window will open to complete the payment using Paypal

  2. After successful payment confirmation, an email is sent to the email address associated with the Paypal account, this email communication is required to initiate ownership transfer of the domain, this process is detailed below (Step 2)

Step 2 : Gaining ownership of a purchased domain name

  1. Domains are managed at, to transfer ownership of a purchased domain name, a account will be needed, if the buyer does not have one, a new account can be created for free, to know more about account creation : How do I create a account?

  2. As stated in Step 1, after successful payment completion an email is sent to the email address associated with the buyer's Paypal account requesting the buyer's forum name to initiate the transfer

  3. A forum name is used to transfer a domain from one account to another (Caution: do not confuse this with the username), only the forum name is needed to transfer domain ownership, to know more about forum name : How do I find my forum name?

  4. Buyer sends the forum name by replying to the email, a domain transfer agent then initiates the ownership transfer within 48 hours of receiving the Buyer's forum name

  5. Buyer will then receive an email from to accept the ownership transfer, on accepting, the buyer becomes the new owner of the domain, the process is now complete and transaction is marked as fulfilled, Buyer can start using the domain eg. configure DNS, change Contact Details etc