Ownership transfer in Organization Settings

You can transfer the ownership of a store in your Organization Settings. You can only transfer the ownership of a store. If you want to transfer the ownership of your organization, then contact Shopify Plus Support.

Considerations for transferring store ownership

Review the following considerations before you transfer store ownership:

Transfer store ownership

Transferring store ownership in Organization Settings requires that you be the current store owner.


  1. From your Shopify admin, click Settings.
  2. In the Organization section, click Users.
  3. Click your user name.
  4. In the Store permissions section, click next to the store that you want to transfer ownership of.
  5. Click Edit.
  6. Click Transfer ownership.
  7. Enter the new owner's email address and name.
  8. Enter your password, and then click Transfer store ownership.
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