Register a New Domain Name
This option means that D9 Hosting will register a new domain name for you and that this domain name will be used as the primary domain name on your hosting account.
If you don't currently own the domain name you would like to host with us, you should select this option.
Transfer a Domain To D9
If you have a domain name registered with another provider and would like to transfer the domain name registration over to D9 Hosting, you should select this option.
A domain name transfer means that you would pay D9 Hosting for the domain renewal each year rather than your current provider.
Before proceeding with a domain transfer, you need to make sure the following steps have been taken. All of these steps are performed through your CURRENT domain name provider:
1. Disable any ID protect service that is active on the domain
2. Ensure the admin contact email address associated with the domain is one that you have access to
3. "Unlock" the domain
4. Generate the transfer AUTH/EPP code (you will be asked for this code during the next part of the checkout)
*if you are looking to transfer a .CO.UK domain you can skip the above steps and simply ask the existing provider to change the IPS-TAG to the following:
If you would prefer to host an existing domain name with D9 but keep the domain registered with the existing provider, you should select "I will use my existing domain and update my nameservers".
This option allows you to host an existing domain name with D9 but keep the domain registered with the existing provider.