I currently own a web application with a domain name that I purchased through the webhost - however, for the sake of being able to change my server easily-I want to purchase my domain name directly from ICANN. Do I have to wait for my subscription with my webhost to expire before I can purchase the domain name? So basically lose a day of uptime? Or is there a way around it - since I technically own the domain name at the moment.

closed as off-topic by Eight Days of Malaise, jonsca Feb 22 '14 at 19:57

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  • This question appears to be off-topic because it is about hosting a web application. – jonsca Feb 22 '14 at 19:57
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No, you don't need to waiting for subscription end, you can transfer your domain name to different webhost provider.

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