How do I set/release registrar lock for a domain?

The Registrar lock prevents unauthorized domain transfers. If you are planning to transfer your domain out of Namecheap, you need to remove the registrar lock from your domain/release your domain in Namecheap before placing a transfer request at the new registrar.

In order to remove the registrar lock, follow the instructions given below:

1. Sign into your Namecheap account.

2. Select Domain List from the left sidebar and click on the Manage button next to your domain:



3. Choose Sharing & Transfer from the top menu :



4. Scroll down to the section Transfer Out and click the Unlock for Domain Lock option in order to remove the registrar lock:



Once done, you will get the notification that your domain has been successfully unlocked .




In order to set a registrar lock, click Lock for the Domain Lock option:



After that, you will get the notification that your domain has been successfully locked:




That's it!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Support Team.

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