Do I need to add domains as a site in Cloudflare before transferring

I want to transfer a few domains from another registrar to Cloudflare. However, the domains have not been added to Cloudflare as a site.

Do I need to add domains as a site in Cloudflare before they can be transferred? I do not see that option anywhere.

Just to be clear, the domains are not being used yet as sites, so they don’t have any DNS configuration. I would not want to add them to my CF account as sites yet, since I don’t want to clutter up my control panel with domains that are not being used yet.

Yes, they need to be added to Cloudflare (and nameservers changed). You don’t need to add any DNS records or otherwise configure anything.

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