Adding a Domain

When adding a domain to your account, you can register a new domain, transfer an existing domain you own from another registrar, or create a DNS Zone to use our DNS service if you plan to keep your domain at your current registrar.

To add a domain
  1. Log in to DNSimple with your user credentials.
  2. If you have more than one account, select the relevant one.
  3. Click from the Dashboard, and choose the correct flow for your needs. Adding a domain button

You’ll then be prompted for the name of the domain you want to add to your account.

Registering a new domain

After adding the domain name, you’ll be prompted to complete the following:

Registering a new domain

Once that’s complete, click the button in the bottom right corner to register the domain.

Transferring a domain into DNSimple

Complete the following to initiate the transfer process:

Transferring a domain

Creating a DNS Zone

If you’re using the DNS services available at DNSimple, but keeping the domain at your current registrar, add the domain name, then import the applicable DNS records by using the auto-import tool.

Zone transfer tool.