Knowledgebase: Domain names
Getting your EPP code from Network Solutions
Posted by , Last modified by Ashley L on 22 November 2019 04:15 PM

To turn off Domain Protect and request your Authorization Code

  1. Go to and click on "MANAGE ACCOUNT"
  2. Enter the User ID and Password for your Network Solutions Account
  3. Click on "My Domain Names" under the "My Products and Services" tab
  4. If you have only one domain name, continue to the next step, if you have multiple domain names, click "Manage" to the right of the domain name you are making the changes for
  5. In the DETAILS section, click "Turn Off" or "Request Authorization Code" in the Transfer Lock row
  6. On the next page, you can choose to renew for the special renewal rate by clicking "RENEW NOW" or click "CONTINUE TRANSFER"
  7. Check the box that you acknowledge the warning and click "CONTINUE TRANSFER"
  8. Choose the options from the drop-down menus and click "REQUEST AUTHORIZATION CODE"
  9. On the next page, mark the circle next to "Leave Domain Transfer Lock Off," check the box for "Request Authorization Code*," then click "Save"

The Domain Name is now unlocked in your Network Solutions Account Manager, it may take up to 24 hours for the update to show throughout the internet. Network Solutions will email your Authorization Code to the Primary Contact in 3 days.

Limitations on new domains

Note that the domain registration being transferred must not be within 60 days of the original purchase or transfer due to ICANN restrictions.

Also note that Authorization Codes are not required for .bz, .cc,.gd, .im, .tc, .tel, .tv, .vg, and .ws extensions.

Note: Users with .uk emails should disregard this page and visit here for more details.

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