How To: Transfer Domain Name From Alibaba Cloud To GoDaddy

Domain transfer is a common activity among internet marketers. Sometimes you want to transfer your blog’s domain because maybe its expiration is near and you found a better renewal deal somewhere else. Or maybe you are not happy with your domain name registrar. The reason could be any.

In case you are wondering how you can transfer your domain name bought from Alibaba Cloud or Aliyun to GoDaddy then you are at the right spot.

Transfer Domain From Alibaba Cloud (Aliyun) To GoDaddy

It is a two-stepped process basically. First, you have to retrieve the authorization code from your current registrar or Alibaba Cloud in this case. Then you have to use it on the site where you want to transfer your domain or GoDaddy here.

So, without further ado, let’s get started!

Retrieve Authorization Code From Alibaba Cloud

Step #1. Log in to your Alibaba Cloud Domains console.

Step #2. Locate the domains to transfer and click Manage.

Alibaba Cloud Domain

Step #3. Now, on the Basic Information page, click Domain Transfer-Out from the left-side navigation pane.

Alibaba Cloud Basic Information

Step #4. From this point onwards, there’s a five-step process on this page. First is to verify your email so just do it.

Alibaba Cloud Domain Transfer-Out

Step #5. Once your email is verified, the domain name transfer code will be sent to your verified email. Check the spam folder if the code is not received.

Alibaba Cloud Domain Transfer Code

Now that you have received the domain transfer code, it is time to initiate the transfer on GoDaddy’s end.

Transfer Domain To GoDaddy

Step #1. Log in to your GoDaddy account and open the Domains Transfer page.

Step #2. Enter the domain name you want to transfer to GoDaddy in the text box and click Search.

GoDaddy Domain Transfer

Step #3. After looking for your domain, it will ask for the Authorization Code. Simply paste the Domain Name Transfer code that you received from Alibaba Cloud by email.

GoDaddy Authorization Code

Step #4. After verifying your authorization code, it will redirect you to the payments page. Enter your payment details to initiate the transfer.

Step #5. Once you have made the payment, click on your name on the top right corner of the screen and click on Visit My Account.

GoDaddy Visit My Account

Step #6. Then click on Manage All in the Domains section.

GoDaddy Manage Domains

Step #7. Now on this page click on Domains on the top left corner and in the menu, click on Transfers-In.

GoDaddy Domain Transfers-In

You should see your domain on this page with pending transfer-in status.

GoDaddy Domain Transfer-In

At this point, you don’t need to do anything. Just wait for 5-7 days for the transfer to complete.

That’s all! I hope this tutorial was able to walk you through the process of migrating domain name from Alibaba Cloud to GoDaddy. If you have any queries then feel free to ask in the comments section below.

Ritesh Saini
Ritesh Saini
I’m a Professional Blogger & Internet Marketer living in India. Started my blogging and online marketing journey in 2013 when I was just 18 years old. You can see my work here on this blog and at

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