The domain name org is a generic top-level domain used on the Internet. As you can assume, org originates from the word organization. The domain was originally intended only for non-profit organizations, but this restriction was not enforced and has been removed. Since its establishment date in 1985, .org has become a growing sensation for future site owners looking for a trustworthy extension to put behind their brand.
There is a certain level of credibility and trust attached to .org websites. This domain extension is prominent with reliable sources, non-profit organizations, etc. and, in general, are not commonly used for commercial purposes. This little detail can help possess the right message for your potential site viewers. If this description fits your particular industry, .org might be the extension for you, otherwise, it might be best to stick with a different domain!
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Once the order is submitted to us and the EPP code is validated an email will be dispatched to the administrative WHOIS contact with a link that must be clicked in order to continue with the transfer. After this link is clicked the old registrar has five (5) days to release the domain to us.
While many registrars will either approve the request automatically or email you an additional link to get them to approve the transfer immediately, some do not and you may have to wait the full five days for the transfer to complete.
On your My KnownHost panel page you'll be presented with a form to update the Registrant, Administrative, Technical, and Billing WHOIS contact info. If you have domain privacy enabled on your domain this information will not be public.
Per ICANN policy a domain cannot be transferred within 60 days of its registration or last transfer. This applies to domain registrations being transferred to us as well as away from us.