The domain authorisation code, also known as the domain password, is used to transfer the registrar of record for the domain. It is not necessary to transfer a domain to use third party hosting with the domain you have purchased through eCompanies. You will be able to use the provided administration tools to configure your domain to use any third party hosting.

If you do want to transfer your domain the code can be obtained by doing the following:

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For domains registered with eCompanies BEFORE September 8th 2015

  1. Login to the eCompanies client area
  2. Click on the 'Domains' tab
  3. Click on the 'Administer' link next to the domain you wish to view
  4. On the resulting screen click on the 'Domain Name' link, this is the first link on the left under the 'Please select from your choice of administration options:' heading
  5. There will be a link to view the password under either the 'EPP Password information' or 'Update domain password' heading, click on this to view your current password.

For domains registered with eCompanies AFTER September 8th 2015

  1. Login to the eCompanies client area
  2. Click on the 'Domains' tab
  3. Click on the 'DNS' link next to the domain you wish to view
  4. On the resulting screen click on the 'Click to show' link next to EPP Password

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