Can't migrate from github

Problem to solve

I would like to migrate a Github repository to gitlab. However, I do not see the button for Github as in the tutorial here and the tutorial video here (see screenshot). Is there any other way to perform a migration?

Steps to reproduce

  1. Go to
  2. Click on button top right “New project”
  3. Choose “Import project”
  4. Here I can’t see a button like “Github”


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Github import service is currently down according to Gitlab status page. An issue has been posted by @mmix (Direct Transfer status, dead for too long (#469228) · Issues · / GitLab · GitLab) but it seems nobody at Gitlab actually takes a look at it. For now we cannot do anything, I guess. It’s absurd that not just Github import but bulk import, Gitea and Bitbucket Server import have been down for more than a month but what else you can expect from a fremium product :sweat_smile: :sweat_smile: :sweat_smile:

Hi @jack97, thanks for your answer and hints. I hope this bug will fix soon.

I’ll get back to you when it works.

Now it’s working!

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