Learn how to remove a domain from your Cloudflare account. Once you remove your domain, your site no longer benefits from Cloudflare’s DNS resolution, security, speed, or reliability.
Before removing your domain
If you experience website issues, we recommend temporarily pausing Cloudflare first and evaluating your website's performance.
If you still want to remove your domain from Cloudflare, you should do the following:
When you remove a domain from Cloudflare, it also prevents your domain from using Cloudflare for DNS resolution.
To avoid DNS errors, update your nameservers at your domain registrar to use nameservers not owned by Cloudflare. You will also need to disable DNSSEC by removing the DS record at your registrar (if enabled) to make this change.
Before removing your domain, we recommend that you confirm that your nameservers are no longer pointing to Cloudflare.
Before removing your domain from Cloudflare, you need to:
Remove a domain activated in Cloudflare
1. Log in to Cloudflare.
2. Select the domain you wish to delete.
3. Cancel DNSSEC if you have it enabled.
4. Remove all domain auto-renew and/or other paid plan extensions.
5. At your domain's registrar, change the nameservers away from Cloudflare.
6.After the nameserver change propagates, log in to Cloudflare and select the domain you wish to delete.
7. In the Overview app scroll down to Advanced Actions.
8. Click Remove Site from Cloudflare.
9. In the Remove Site dialog, click Confirm to proceed.