ICANN rules for Domain Transfer Rejections.
A transfer may be rejected for the following reasons only:
- Evidence of fraud
- UDRP – Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy Action.
- Court order by a court of competent jurisdiction
- Reasonable dispute over the identity of the Registrant or Administrative contact
- No payment for a previous registration period (including credit card charge-backs) if the domain name is past its expiration date or for previous or current registration periods if the domain name has not yet expired.
- In all such cases, however, the domain name must be put into “Registrar Hold” status by the registrar prior to the denial of transfer
- Express written objection to the transfer from the Administrative contact – email, fax, paper document.
- The domain name is in Registrar Lock status.
- The domain name is in the first 60 days of an initial registration period
Domain Transfer May Not Be Denied for any of the Following Reasons:
* Nonpayment for a pending or future registration period
* No response from the registrant or administrative contact
* Domain name in Registrar unlock status
* Domain name Older than 60 days of registration