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How do I change my registrant name?

Users should be advised that changing the name of a registrant is not a trivial matter. This process effectively changes the ownership of all domains registered under the registrant. In other words, it is the same as performing an ownership transfer (domain push) of all domains under the old registrant to a new registrant. The new registrant name should be a legal one, and its existence should be provable by a government issued document (e.g. Article of Incorporation, Citizenship Card, etc.). A proper legal name will guarantee the ownership of the domains belongs to the rigthful owner.

The ownership transfer (domain push) process is universal:

For all domains, please refer to KB-1004 for more instructions.

last updated = Jan 19, 2017 21:13:22 EST
category = transfers & mergers
keywords = 1007 change registrant name update ownership

Related Article(s):
  KB-1004   How do I transfer a domain from one registrant to another? 156  
  KB-1008   How do I update my registrant contact information? (admin, technical, billing contact) 143  
  KB-4000   How do I update the name server (DNS) records for my domain? 113  
  KB-4014   What are the valid corporation status identifiers for a CIRA Corporation registrant? 77  
  KB-1002   How do I transfer a non-dot-ca domain (com/net/org/biz/info/etc.) from another registrar to Namespro.ca? 71  
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