Managing your .au domain name

Registrars and resellers can both help you register a domain name, but only accredited registrars can access registry data.
A domain name's creation date isn't displayed in the public WHOIS data, here's how to find it.
Keeping your contact data up to date or correcting your registrant information can be done via your registrar.

A ‘registrant transfer’ occurs when one registrant transfers their domain name to another eligible entity.

You can request a registry database search to see what .au domain names have ben registered using your details.
The WHOIS service allows you to query a domain name to find the identity and contact details of the registrant.

You can find your registrar via the WHOIS service and looking at the information in the 'Registrar Name' field.

This will show the details for names in the following namespaces:

You can transfer your domain licence to another person at any time during the licence period.

To transfer your .au domain name to another registrant you must be eligible to hold the name, as does the person you are transferring it to.

An authorisation code is a code you need to perform specific actions related to your domain name such as requesting a licence transfer.

The authorisation code for your domain name is different to the password for your registrar account.

You can transfer your domain to a different registrar any time you like.

The transfer process can usually be done via your registrar’s website.

There’s no fee to transfer a name to a new registrar.