Steps for domain transfer as a result of an objection

Domain name transfer as a result of an objection is one of the services offered by SaudiNIC. The main goal of this service is to transfer a domain name along with all of its privileges from one registrant to another as a result of a decision came out of an accepted objection.

As a result of a decision came out of an accepted objection the new registrant ( objector ) will receive a link to the domain authorization key and a link to the application form of this service.

The following is a brief explanation of this service steps:

Accessing the E-portal of SaudiNIC Services

All SaudiNIC services are provided electronically through the e-portal which can be access via the following links: (www.nic.sa) or (سجل.السعودية) and then logging into the e-portal using your username and password. If you do not have a user then you can create a new user by creating a request using the service: creating an account.

1- Filling up the domain transfer form

The account holder from the new registrant ( objector ) must fill this service form where you provide the new information, such as::

  1. The domain name to be registered and the authentication key sent to the admin contact.
  2. The information of the new registrant (objector).
  3. The information of the technical and administrative contacts.
  4. The name servers hosting the domain.
  5. The type of verification to be used for the domain.

The account holder must make sure that the form is filled correctly and all errors are corrected prior to submission.

2- Uploading the documents

Registering a domain name requires the  account holder to upload some documents. They are used to support the request, to provide a proof for a relationship between the registrant the requested domain, and to proof the accuracy of the submitted information. Usually the required documents are:

  1. The registration letter, which is a pre-filled letter obtained from the account page and used to request the registration. It should be printed on an official paper, signed and stamped, and then uploaded to the account again.
  2. Other documents used to provide a proof for the relationship between the registrant and the domain requested (for example Commercial registry, trade mark certificates … etc.).



Submitting those documents is done by uploading them directly by the account holder using a special form and they must be uploaded in the accepted electronic format (i.e., png, jpg, gif, Tiff, or PDF) .

3- Review and confirm the request

The entire request information are displayed to the account holder in order to review them and confirm their accuracy and correctness, he/she can delete the request at this stage if needed.

4- Administrative Contact approval

The Administrative Contact for the new registrant (objector) must approve or reject the request. The Account Holder must coordinate with the Administrative Contact regarding this step and ensure that the Administrative Contact has all the needed information to be able to take his/her decision .

Account holder must coordinate with the Administrative Contact regarding this step and ensure that he/she has all the needed information to be able to take his/her decision .

6- Processing the request by SaudiNIC

After successfully completing all the previous steps the request is officially considered to be received by SaudiNIC. After that the processing procedure will start. The results of processing the request will be one of the following :

  1. Accepted, if all the submitted information is correct. Then the domain will be transferred to the new registrant  (objector) and its information will be updated accordingly. Concerned parties will be notified .
  2. Rejected. Concerned parties will be notified of the reasons. The account holder can apply again after resolving the problems.

Notes

  • The new registrant must be eligible to register the domain according to the terms and conditions of the Domain names Registration Regulations .
  • The new registrant is responsible of the domain hosting continuity.
  • In the case of  request cancelation, all the concerned parties are notified.
  • The request is only considered to be received by SaudiNIC after the Administrative Contact approves it, otherwise it will not be considered to be received and will remain pending.
  • Pending requests will expire automatically after one week.
  • All correspondences regarding the request are communicated to the   account holder and the Administrative Contact.
  • Registrants, Administrative Contacts, and Account Holders requesting this service implicitly confirm their understanding and acceptance of the terms and conditions detailed in the Domain names Registration Regulations published in SaudiNIC's website.