Frequently Asked Questions
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The exact procedure may vary depending on your email software and version.
To register a .ie domain name you need to prove the following:
A connection to the island of Ireland
- For Businesses wishing to register a domain name this is normally a copy of an Irish Business certificate
Prove your Identity
- For individuals this is normally an official document like a passport
A full list of the accepted documents for the different categories can be found here - https://www.iedr.ie/register-a-domain/document-requirements/
You can only transfer a domain that you already own but was registered through a different company**. The process for transferring a domain name varies depending on the domain type. Please refer to the instructions below with regard to the TLD you wish to transfer before placing the transfer order.
Before initiating a transfer request, please ensure that the domain is UNLOCKED for transfer and that you have the domains authorisation code (EPP code). This code must be input when placing the transfer request. The Authorisation code will be sent to you by your current registrar on request. You should also check in advance that the contact email address on the domain is in use and can be accessed.
Your transfer request should be accompanied by a signed document on headed paper matching the company owing the domain name requesting that the domain be transferred to LANCAST Infrastructure Solutions for Billing purposes. This can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure that the domain is UNLOCKED for transfer and that you have the domains authorisation code (EPP code). This code must be input when placing the transfer request.
Contact your current registrar and request a TAG change to IRISHDOMAINS – (the tag must be one word and UPPERCASE)
No special requirements in advance of placing a transfer order. Once the transfer is placed an automated email requiring confirmation will be sent to the domain admin contact email address.