Learn how to transfer your domain names from 1and1 to Ecenica. We include steps for unlocking your domain, updating an IPS Tag (.uk domains) and obtaining an EPP code (Domain Auth Code).

Updated 26 September 2016.

How to unlock a domain and request an EPP Code (Domain Auth Code)

Follow these steps to unlock your domains before transferring to Ecenica.

  1. Log in to 1&1.
  2. Click Domains
  3. Click Manage Domains
  4. Select the domain you wish to manage
  5. Click Transfer/Cancel Domain
  6. Click Transfer to Another Provider
  7. Click Disable for Domain transfer lock
  8. Carefully copy down the domain authorisation code. We’ll prompt you for your EPP code when submitting your domain transfer with Ecenica.

How to change an IPS tag (Nominet Tag)

  1. Log in to 1&1.
  2. Select your package which holds your domains.
  3. Select Individual domains/additional items then click Next.
  4. Check the box next to the domains you wish to transfer.
  5. Select Change of provider from the Cancellation option drop-down list.
  6. Select As soon as possible
  7. Click Next
  8. In the Provider-Tag: field, enter ECENICA.
  9. Click Confirm
  10. Double check the summary screen. Click Confirm
  11. 1&1 will send an email to you. Follow the instructions to confirm and complete transfer of your .uk domain to Ecenica