How to allow a domain host transfer from the Admin console


How do you transfer a domain that was purchased while signing up for Google Workspace to a different domain host away from Google Workspace?


  • Admin console
  • Domain Management
  • Google Domain Registration (GDR)


If you purchased your domain during sign-up, your domain is hosted by a Google Workspace partner host. To transfer your domain from your Google Workspace partner host:

  1. Get transfer instructions from your new host.
    • Visit the support center of your new domain host for specific transfer instructions.
  2. Identify your Google Workspace partner host. Sign in to the Google Admin console.
  3. On the left-hand panel, go to Account > Domains.
  4. Click Manage Domains.
  5. Next to the domain you want to transfer, click View Details.
  6. Click Advanced DNS Settings to view your domain username and password and sign in to the DNS console, where you can unlock your domain and copy your transfer authorization code.
  7. Authorize the transfer of your domain.
  8. Connect Google Workspace with your new domain host.
  9. Update your new domain host records to work with Google Workspace:
  10. When your domain transfer is complete, cancel your domain registration subscription.