What is an IPS tag?

There’s no Auth/EPP code for .UK domains, however, they require an IPS tag change.

If you would like to transfer a .UK domain to Namecheap, you need to contact your current registrar and have them change the IPS tag to ENOM before placing the transfer request.

If you want to transfer a domain from Namecheap, it is required to change the IPS tag to the one of your gaining registrar:

  • Sign in to your Namecheap account;
  • Go to Domain List;
  • Click Manage next to the domain you want to transfer out;
  • Go to Sharing & Transfer tab;
  • In the Transfer Out section click Manage;
  • Fill out the form and click Save Changes.

It takes 24-48 hours for the changes to take effect.

Note: In case you are not sure about your IPS tag you can check it at http://www.nominet.uk/registrar-list/ or contact your gaining registrar.


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