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Nicole Wix Team Wix Team

*This feature has not yet been released to all users.* 

You can currently only transfer domains with the following extensions: .com, .org, .net, .biz, .info, .co, .tv, .guru, .email, .expert.


Before transferring your domain to Wix, you will need to request an authorization code from your current domain registrar, verify that at least 60 days have passed since you registered or last transferred your domain and make sure that your domain is unlocked.


To transfer your domain to Wix: Sign in to your Wix account > from the top menu, hover over Subscriptions > click Domains.

Click Use a Domain You Already Own > enter your domain in the field > click Next > from the window that opens, enter the Authorization Code > click Continue > complete the steps in the domain name transfer screen.


For further instructions on transferring a domain to Wix, click here.

Note: After a domain transfer is successful, your computer/browser might still be directed to the old site when you try to access the domain. This issue usually resolves itself after several days depending on the router/browser settings. In order to fix this immediately you should clear your browsers cache and flush the DNS.


Note: Transferring your domain to Wix is not the same as connecting your domain to your Wix site. If you would like to keep your domain with your current domain host, but connect the domain to your Wix site, please click here to learn more.

Thanks, Nicole,

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  • nwaocamission

    Replied by nwaocamission 3 days ago

    I'm a premier Wix user.  I've submitted a transfer of a domain I own from Hover to Wix.  It has been several days and it is still pending.  Why is it taking so long?  I've been through this process before with other domain providers and the process was almost instantaneous.  Is there a step I'm missing?  The wix domain page says: "Pending Registry Approval"

    • Rony Wix Team

      Replied by Rony 3 days ago


      Thank you for contacting Wix support.

      Please note that you will receive an email from support@wix.com,this email will be sent to this email address: stjohnnwa.org@contactprivacy.com (according to WHO-IS, you can check here all your domain details here.) 

      In addition, please make sure to check your Spam folder in your mailbox. 


      For more information about the transferring process please click here.


      Hope this helps. For further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us again.

      Thanks, Rony
    • nwaocamission

      Replied by nwaocamission 3 days ago

      I appreciate the response.  I'm not sure how I can receive an email at stjohnnwa.org@contactprivacy.com as this is not a valid email address for me.  I have not received receive an email regarding this.  How do I change my WHOIS email address?

    • Itamar Wix Team

      Replied by Itamar 2 days ago



      Please note that before we can transfer your domain, you will need to ask your domain host to remove the privacy from your domain.


      Once you do that, you will have to wait for the current transfer attempt to fail and then try again.


      Please note that you will be refunded for the failed attempt.


      Itamar, Wix team
    • nwaocamission

      Replied by nwaocamission 2 days ago

      Do you mean the WHOIS privacy?

    • Barrios Wix Team

      Replied by Barrios 2 days ago

      Correct, please see the checklist here.

      Many thanks, Barrios
    • nwaocamission

      Replied by nwaocamission 2 days ago

      This has been removed.  I guess now I just have to wait...

    • Nati Wix Team

      Replied by Nati 2 days ago

      Hi nwaocamission,


      Thank you for notifying us.


      Once the transfer will fail, please re-initiate the transfer process and there should be no issue as you have removed the privacy settings from your domain.


      We are here in case you have any further questions.

      Best Regards, Nati - Wix Support Team
  • harvestmoondesigns

    Replied by harvestmoondesigns 3 days ago

    Hi there I am transferring a domain to wix which I had already paid a 2 year subscription from another host and I am being charged again ?

    • Dean Wix Team

      Replied by Dean 3 days ago



      Thank you for reaching out,


      In order to transfer your domain to Wix you will have to register it for at least one year with us.


      This year's registration will be added on top the registration you already have.


      Let us know if you need additional assistance.

      All the best, Dean - Wix Team
  • cdclucan

    Replied by cdclucan 4 days ago

    Hi I transfered my domain to wix, but till now I can not conect the website correctly. I need help to check my domain if is everything all right.



  • m67553

    Replied by m67553 4 days ago


    I have a co.uk domain name hosted by 1 and 1. Is there anyway it can be transferred to wix? I also have 3 email addresses associated with the domain, can these be transferred and hosted by wix?



    • noarein Wix Team

      Replied by noarein 4 days ago

      Hi Marc,


      Unfortunately, you can currently only transfer domains with the following extensions: .com, .org, .net, .biz., .info, .co, .guru, .email, .expert, and .tv.


      However, you can keep the domain with its current host, and connect it to your Wix site. See instructions here.


      Please let us know if you have any further questions.

      Have a great day! Noa :)
  • officialonur Premium VIP

    Replied by officialonur August 16, 2014

    I am trying to transfer my GoDaddy domain over to Wix, and I have the VIP plan already with Wix but when i try to transfer it, it tells me that i still need to pay for a domain plan. Don't i get a free domain with VIP? 

    • Adam E. Wix Team

      Replied by Adam E. August 16, 2014


      Unfortunately, the free domain deal is only for Yearly subscribers. Since your VIP subscription is on a monthly basis, you are currently not eligible for a free domain.


      If you require any further assistance please let us know.


      Adam, Wix Support
  • physiciangroupsc

    Replied by physiciangroupsc August 13, 2014

    I'm in the process of transferring my domain name to Wix from another registrar. Do you recommend creating my website with Wix before transferring the domain name?


    • Or Wix Team

      Replied by Or August 13, 2014

      Hi there,


      You can perform these actions in every order you'd like. After transferring a domain, you can simply assign it to a site associated with a premium plan.

      To assign a domain: Sign in to your Wix account > from the menu at the top, hover over Subscriptions > click Domains > next to the relevant domain, click Manage.

      Under Domain Connects To, click Change > select a site > click Save.

      For further instructions on assigning your domain, click here.


      Let us know if there is anything else we can help you with.

      Kind regards, Or - Wix Support Team.
  • msj4203

    Replied by msj4203 August 13, 2014

    Hi, I tried to transfer my domain this morning from Go Daddy to Wix (xoxotherapy.com) but inadvertently made an error in entering the authorization code and the transfer failed. How long do I have to wait before the Wix doman site updates the failed transfer so I can repeat the transfer?

    Really want to square this away today.



    • Or Wix Team

      Replied by Or August 13, 2014

      Hi Marissa,


      If the transfer has failed, you can repeat the transfer process right away.

      Should you need further help, please let us know!

      Kind regards, Or - Wix Support Team.
  • info979850

    Replied by info979850 August 13, 2014

    We've transferred our .org domain to our new Wix account, after upgrading to premium account; however, our old wordpress site still comes up in browser when we enter the domain address.  How long will the transfer take, or is there something else we need to do to prevent the old website from coming up? We are proud of the new Wix website, but can't see it yet!
    Thanks, LD

    • dinamiso Wix Team

      Replied by dinamiso August 13, 2014


      I have visited your site: http://www.northernlightopera.org/ , your domain is connected to your Wix site and your site loads perfectly from my end.

      If you still experiencing difficulties to load your Wix site, please clear your browser cache.


      You can find instructions on how to clearing browser cache for Internet Explorer, Chrome, FireFox and Safari in this Troubleshooting Tutorial.


      Dina-Wix Team.

  • hakansahin11

    Replied by hakansahin11 August 13, 2014


    "vipcarpoint.com" for 8 days did not result in the transfer process. Can Restart Operations. 

    • Or Y Wix Team

      Replied by Or Y August 13, 2014


      Please make sure you hold for 7 business days before rechecking your domain status. It is currently still pending.


      Please also make sure having pushed the Confirm button in the confirmation mail that was sent to you.

      All the best, Or
  • booksbybarnes

    Replied by booksbybarnes August 12, 2014

    If I transfer my .com domain name to wix when buying a premium plan, do I still get the benefit of a free domain for a year with that price?

    • Rony Wix Team

      Replied by Rony August 12, 2014



      As you can see here, all the premium plans on Wix include a free domain voucher except the 'Connect Domain' (the most basic) plan. 


      For more information about upgrading your Wix site, please click here


      For further assistance please don't hesitate to contact us again.

      Thanks, Rony
    • booksbybarnes

      Replied by booksbybarnes August 13, 2014

      Thanks, Rony.

    • AlonH Wix Team

      Replied by AlonH August 13, 2014

      Thank you for contacting us :)

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