Moving web hosts

Transfer to HOSTAFRICA from another hosting company: We will help you with moving your website files, images, emails and databases to your new hosting account with us. You get free 'same'-panel and domain name transfers with any new plan!

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    Free domain transfers.

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    Little to no downtime required.

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    We deal with data migration, so you don’t have to.

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Move to HOSTAFRICA and get the following free!

Free Content Migration
Free Domain Transfer

Migrating to HOSTAFRICA is a quick, no-hassle, process.

We've helped hundreds of clients move to us from other hosts, our migrations team has in-depth knowledge of the processes needed to move your content reliably, assisting in DNS/A/MX pointing, email client setup, and domain name transfers.

We migrate from all hosts: Offering free 'same'-panel migrations with any new plan to make it easier on your wallet!

* Offer applies to web hosting only: VPS and server migrations are excluded.

** Clients qualify for one free domain transfer (to the value of ₦10458) per hosting account migrated per newly registered hosting package.

*** A migration is only possible from a host where we can obtain the sites files and databases. In most cases this requires access to a file manager and database manager like phpmyadmin, or a full account backup .zip .tar or .tar.gz

Content Migration Pricing:

Individual Reseller
Control Panel
Migration from control panel
cPanel DirectAdmin Other Platforms cPanel DirectAdmin Other Platforms
New plan:
Any new plan with HOSTAFRICA
Free Free ₦10000 per account Free Free (root access required, else contact us for a quote) Contact us
for a quote
Existing plan:
Any existing plan with HOSTAFRICA where migration takes place
₦2000 per account ₦2000 per account ₦10000 per account
includes mailsync
₦2000 per account ₦2000 per account ₦10000 per account
includes mailsync

Domain Transfer Pricing:

Individual Reseller
New plan:
Any new plan with HOSTAFRICA
Clients qualify for one free domain transfer
(to the value of ₦10458).
Thereafter domain specific transfer rate applies.
Clients qualify for one free domain transfer
(to the value of ₦10458).
Thereafter domain specific transfer rate applies.
Existing plan:
Any existing plan with HOSTAFRICA where migration takes place
Domain specific transfer rate applies. Domain specific transfer rate applies.

Client reviews

Our clients have rated our hosting services and support 5 stars!

  • Phenomenal Service

    Yet again brilliant service from HOSTAFRICA! I can't say anything bad about this company, always when there is a problem it gets resolved! Thank you very much Ryno for helping with my website! Also, the team for always assisting at any time when needed!
  • These guys are simply the best!

    We moved 100 of our cPanel websites across to HOSTAFRICA, Charl and the team managed to get them all done seamlessly within one day. Best service I've ever received from a hosting company. Looking forward to a very long relationship with your company.
  • Best Hosting Ever. Period.

    Migrated all our emails and domain to HOSTAFRICA. Received the best service ever from Zolani. Kept me informed and updated throughout the entire process. Everything got done without any hiccups! Definitely recommend them as the #1 hosting provider.

Hands-on assistance

We are here to assist you in all aspects of your data move.

Website content

You will have a period of 7 days from your new plan signup/order to request that we transfer content from your previous host. We offer migration assistance for one hosted domain per hosting account you signup for with us.

Migrations are limited to:

  1. cPanel to cPanel (as is) or one domain's hosted content/website and 3 databases whose total size is less than 1GB and up to 5 email addresses, whose total stored and migrated information is less than 5GB.
  2. For accounts that exceed these limits an admin fee may apply. Please contact us for more info.
  3. Migrating/Converting content of a hosting account to an add-on domain is unfortunately not offered.
  4. When we migrate from a cPanel host, we will migrate the entire cPanel account or the entire WHM reseller.

Domain transfers

First, we’ll migrate your website content and emails. Second, we’ll request the transfer of your domain name to us. Lastly, once the domain name is transferred, we’ll point your account to our servers.

How long does it take to move to HOSTAFRICA?

Transferring content and initiating the domain name transfers will be processed Monday to Friday, 8am until 4pm (excluding public holidays). Then the domain name transfer is initiated – this process can take anywhere from 1 day to 5 days dependant on the domain name admin allowing the transfer.

How do I request this transfer assistance?

You can either add a note during the order process or before you order, email support@hostafrica.com the hosting account type you would like and the domain names you would like to transfer or click here to request a transfer: Our migrations team arranges the account setup, billing and data migration; ensuring a smooth transition to HOSTAFRICA.