SymptomsProvider logged into PBA PCP, went to Billing Manager > Domain Management > Transfer Existing and tried to transfer the domain domain.com.
PBA threw error message like this:
Domain domain.com can not be transfered. Transfer is supported for domain zones only. Recheck the Domain Name and try again.
CDB_TransferDomainStep1 for FullDomainName "domain.com", Domain Action #90, PlanPeriod #NULL
Provider cannot purchase any services (including domains) under their own account since transferring or registering domain implies creating new subscription and subscription cannot belong to the Provider account in PBA, Provider is not billable entity.
Provider may create usual customer account in PBA for own needs and register/transfer all domains under this account.
If Provider wants to avoid billing for own customer account they may give 100% discount to such internal account.