Transferring a Squarespace-Managed Domain
Note: If you’re using Squarespace 7 or joined Squarespace after October 17, 2014, visit the Squarespace 7 version of this guide.
You can transfer your Squarespace-managed domain to a different domain provider and host.
Note: You cannot transfer a domain name that was registered less than 60 days ago.
Step 1 - Unlock Your Domain
Login to your Squarespace site and access your Domains Settings from the Site Manager.
Hover over your Squarespace-managed domain and click unlock.
Note: Once you click unlock, the contact email for the domain changes to the Website Owner's email address. Who.is Contact Privacy is also disabled.
Hover over your domain again and click get transfer key.
Your transfer key will appear beneath your domain.
Step 2 - Transfer Your Domain
To transfer your domain to your new domain host you will need to send them this transfer key.
Step 3 - Lock Domain (Optional)
If you change your mind and wish to keep your domain as a Squarespace-managed domain, you can hover over your domain and click lock.