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