Tranfer of domain/ownership change

No. To change the administrator or domain Registrar is possible only under the condition that the domain registration term has not expired.

A detailed procedure for change of domain administrator, and a list of required documents is presented in the section "How to transfer a domain to another person?".

To obtain a domain transfer code to another Registrar, you must:
1. Log in the Personal Cabinet;
2.Provide copies of supporting documents;
3. Send a request for a transfer code in the "Domains" section - click on the domain name, in the "Tools" menu select "Transfer Code»;
4. An email with instructions and a confirmation link will be sent to the contact e-mail of the domain administrator. Click the link to confirm the transfer and enter the Pin (key) from the email.
5. After confirmation of the application, the transfer code will be automatically generated within 1 hour.
6.  AuthInfo-code (transfer code) can be seen in your account in the "Domains": click on the domain name in the "Tools" select "Transfer Code".

The conditions under which a Registrar change for a domain is impossible:
- domain name registration is expired;
 - the domain name is subject to judicial or pre-trial restrictions;
- if the Registrar requested additional information from the domain Administrator which wasn’t provided in due time;
- less than 30 days from the date of receipt by the Administrator the administration rights from another person;
- less than 30 days have passed since the change of the Registrar supporting the domain name.

The validity of the AuthInfo-code is 20 calendar days.

 

To transfer the domains .SU to SALENAMES is necessary:
1. To notify the Registrar providing the support of your domains about your decision to transfer the domains to SALENAMES (the form of notification is settled by Registrar). The current Registrar should perform action necessary for domain transfer and notify thereon SALENAMES Ltd. 

Identifier of SALENAMES Ltd is SALENAMES-REG-FID

2. Place a request for domain receipt in the personal account.
To place a request through the personal account the Administrator should perform following actions:
- authorize in the personal account
- go to the section Domains → Accept from another Registrar  → Add domain(s) name for transfer from another Registrar.
- specify the domain names to be transferred. 
- select the Administrator (on default the contract holder can see his nic-hdl), to verify the specified data.

In case of coincident of Administrator data specified in SALENAMES data base and Administrator data by previous Registrar domain will be taken into SALENAMES base automatically. 

Otherwise the request will be sent for manual processing, about its results you will be notified by e-mail.

For domain transfer, upon written application, the registrant should provide SALENAMES following documents:

From a legal entity:
- Letter to SALENAMES with request to accept the domains for maintenance -
- Copy of the Certificate of Entry about the legal entity in the Unified state register of legal entities (OGRN Certificate);

From individuals and sole trader:
- Letter to SALENAMES with request to accept the domains for maintenance -
- Copy of the passport (first two pages and a page with stamp of permanent registration).

The conditions under which the transmittal of information support about a domain name between registrars is not performed:
- Expired domain name registration;
- In respect of the domain name there are trial or pre-trial restrictions;
- If the Registrar providing the domain support was requested from the Administrator additional information which was not provided within the prescribed period.

Recommend you first discuss the possibility of domain transfer with Registrar you plan to transfer your domain names.

To transfer domains to another Registrar the domain Administrator should provide SALENAMES the following documents:

From the legal entity:
- A letter of domain transfer to another Registrar -
- Copy of the Certificate of Entry about the legal entity in the Unified state register of legal entities (OGRN Certificate);

From individuals and sole trader:
- A letter of domain transfer to another Registrar -
- The signature on the letter must be notarized (not necessarily only in the case if the Administrator signs the letter in the Registrar's office by presenting a passport);
- Copy of the passport (first two pages and a page with stamp of permanent registration).
- Non - resident of the Russian Federation should provide the original letter and a copy of his passport. Notarized letter is not required.

Documents you should bring to the Registrar's office or send to our postal address:
105187, Moscow, p/o box 44, SALENAMES LTD.

The conditions under which the transmittal of information support about a domain name between registrars is not performed:
- Expired domain name registration;
- In respect of the domain name there are trial or pre-trial restrictions;
- If the Registrar providing the domain support was requested from the Administrator additional information which was not provided within the prescribed period.

Rules of letters drafting.

 

Transfer of domain rights using your personal account

To change the domain administrator using your personal account, you must:
- Provide copies of supporting documents.
- Log in to your personal account.
- Go to the "Domains" section and select "Administrator change" - > "New application" in the "Tools" section.
- Select domains, enter the new Administrator's nic-hdl, specify the payer, and create an application.
- Agree to the terms of the application for transfer of domain name administration rights.
- The receiving and transmitting parties confirm the change of administrator by following the instructions in the letters to confirm the Administrator change.
- The payer should go to The "Administrator change" section, select a request, click on the "more" button and confirm the payment for the service.
- Wait for the task in the queue to finish processing. The domain will be available in the personal account of the receiving Administrator.
 

Please note that the Registrar reserves the right to suspend processing of requests for the Administrator change, as well as request any additional documents:
- if there are doubts about the accuracy of the information provided;
- by receiving information about the loss of authorization information by the Applicant.
 

Transfer of domain rights by a letter
To change the Administrator of the domain by a letter, the current Administrator must provide a letter stating that he is transferring rights to the domain

The letter from the transmitting party of domain administration rights must contain the following content:
- a legal entity transfers rights to another legal entity
a legal entity transfers rights to an individual
an individual or sole proprietor transfers rights to a legal entity
an individual or sole proprietor transfers rights to another individual

If the domain rights are transferred by an individual or sole proprietor
The signature on the letter must be notarized. The letter should include a copy of the passport (first two pages and a page with stamp on permanent registration).
The notarial assurance of the letter is not required if the domain Administrator provides the letter personally in the office. In this case, it is sufficient to have a passport with you.
A non-resident of the Russian Federation must provide the original letter and a copy of the passport. The notarial assurance of the letter is not required.

Attention!
Not allowed to transfer the rights under the letter, signed by a representative of the Administrator under power of attorney, if the rights to administer the domain is transferred to the representative or to another person which he represents (pursuant to part 3, article 182 of the Civil code of RF).

Rules for formulation of the letter

If the new Administrator does not have an agreement yet, then he needs to sign the agreement.

The letter from the receiving party of the domain administration rights must contain the following content:
a legal entity accepts rights from another legal entity
a legal entity accepts rights from an individual
an individual or sole proprietor accepts rights from a legal entity
an individual or sole proprietor accepts rights from another individual
 

Letters should be brought to the Registrar's office or sent to our mailing address:
SALENAMES LTD, PO Box 44, Moscow, 105187, Russia

Conditions in which no transfer to another Registrar is possible:
- if expired domain name registration;
- if less than 30 days have past from the moment of receipt the right of administration by Administrator from another person;
- if in respect of the domain name installed trial or pre-trial restrictions;
- in case of failure to request the Registrar on the provision of information and documents within the prescribed period in accordance with paragraph 9.3.7 of the Rules of domain names registration in domains .RU and .РФ;
- if the domain name matches included in the stop-list name.

Rules for filling out of official letters

To transfer the domains .RU, .РФ to Registrar SALENAMES is necessary:  
1. To obtain from the current Registrar the AuthInfo-code (transfer code)* for the domain.
2. To log in the personal account.
3. To refill the balance.
The cost of the Registrar change is specified in the tariffs.
4. To make an application in section «Domains» - «Transfer RU/.РФ from another Registrar» - «Apply for transfer from another Registrar».
Please note! The requests are accepted, if there are not less than 7 calendar days prior to the expiration of the domain registration.
5. To select  and to specify in the request the way of confirmation the transfer of domain by the Administrator:
We recommend to use e-mail

- by e-mail or SMS
To Administrator’s e-mail or telephone number within 3 working days will be sent a key to be entered to confirm of application by clicking on the link in the email.

- in writing
Application form for a legal entity -
Application form for individuals or sole trader -

Please note!  It is necessary to confirm the request of the domain transfer within 5 calendar days.

6. SALENAMES initiates a change of Registrar in the registry. The transfer process will be completed automatically within 5 calendar days.

The conditions under which Registrar change is impossible:
- Expired domain name registration;
- In respect of the domain name there are trial or pre-trial restrictions;
- If the Registrar providing the domain support requested from the Administrator additional information which was not provided within the prescribed period;
- It has been less than 30 days from the date of receipt by the Administrator of administration rights from another person;
- It has been less than 30 days from the date of the change of the Registrar providing the domain name support.

*The AuthInfo-code (transfer code) is used for protection from the unauthorized Registrar change. By the Registrar change the AuthInfo-code must be reported to the Registrar who will get the domain. Without the transfer code or with the incorrect code the registry will reject the request for a new Registrar to transfer the domain.
The validity of the AuthInfo-code is 20 calendar days.

To transfer the domains .RU, .РФ from SALENAMES to another Registrar, Administrator needs:

1. To make sure that his data is verified by the Registrar: in this case in the personal account in section "Domain Administrators" in detailed information in the administrator field "Information verified" is set "Yes".
If the data is not verified there must be provided copies of supporting documents.

2. To make application for getting a transfer code (AuthInfo-code)* of a domain in the personal account in section «Domains» by one of the following ways:
- if required to get the transfer code for one domain it’s necessary to click on the domain name and in block «Tools» follow the link - «Transfer code»; 
- if required to get the transfer code for multiple domains select the domains from the list by ticking a mark, then select the group operation "Apply for issuance of transfer code", click "Run".
When making a request needed to verify the accuracy of the Administrator’s data required for the procedure of the Registrar change:
- The e-mail of the domain Administrator
-  The phone number of the domain Administrator.
On default this information is taken from the registration data of the domain Administrator: "email address" and "phone number". The domain Administrator can change this information before submitting an application for issue of the transfer code. If the Administrator has got already existing applications for receiving a transfer code or a valid issued transfer code, the change of the e-mail and phone number of the domain Administrator designated for the Registrar change is prohibited.

3. To select one of the ways to obtain the transfer code:
We recommend to use e-mail.

- By e-mail or SMS
The domain Administrator depending on the authorization method will be sent a message containing a confirmation key of the application on the email or phone number designated for a Registrar change. The domain Administrator needs to confirm the request for obtaining the transfer code in the personal account in the section "Domains" - "Request for transfer code generation”: find the appropriate application and enter the key.

- In writing
The domain Administrator needs to come to the office of the Registrar SALENAMES within 3 working days from the date of registration of the application and to get a code.
To receive the transfer code in the office the Administrator of the domain should have the following documents:
Individuals and individual entrepreneurs — passport
The representative of the legal entity:
- The head of a legal entity needs to have a passport close at hand;
 - The corporate representative who is not a head of a legal entity needs to have therewith a passport and a power of attorney to perform all actions required in connection with the transfer of domain names to another Registrar;

Please note! It is necessary to confirm the application for receipt of the transfer code for the domain within 3 working days.

After confirmation of the request there will be automatically generated the transfer code.

4. To see the transfer code (AuthInfo-code) is possible in the personal account in the section «Domains»: click on your domain name and in the section "Tools" select "Show the transfer code".

5. To contact the new Registrar to start the procedure of Registrar change in the Registry reported him the transfer code (AuthInfo code) of domain.

The conditions under which Registrar change is impossible:
- Expired domain name registration;
- In respect of the domain name there are trial or pre-trial restrictions;
- If the Registrar requested from the Administrator additional information which was not provided within the prescribed period;
- It has been less than 30 days from the date of receipt by the Administrator of administration rights from another person;
- It has been less than 30 days from the date of the change of the Registrar providing the domain name support.

*The AuthInfo-code (transfer code) is used for protection from the unauthorized Registrar change. By the Registrar change the AuthInfo-code must be reported to the Registrar who will get the domain. Without the transfer code or with the incorrect code the registry will reject the request for a new Registrar to transfer the domain.
The validity of the AuthInfo-code is 20 calendar days.

Yes, maybe. The domain administrator must transfer the domain to the Registrar SALENAMES and then he may immediately transfer the domain to the new administrator.