Import your project from FogBugz to GitLab (FREE)

Ability to re-import projects introduced in GitLab 15.9.

Using the importer, you can import your FogBugz project to or to your self-managed GitLab instance.

The importer imports all of your cases and comments with the original case numbers and timestamps. You can also map FogBugz users to GitLab users.


  • At least the Maintainer role on the destination group to import to. Using the Developer role for this purpose was deprecated in GitLab 15.8 and will be removed in GitLab 16.0.

To import your project from FogBugz:

  1. Sign in to GitLab.
  2. On the top bar, select New ({plus}).
  3. Select New project/repository.
  4. Select Import project.
  5. Select FogBugz.
  6. Enter your FogBugz URL, email address, and password.
  7. Create a mapping from FogBugz users to GitLab users. User Map
  8. For the projects you want to import, select Import. Import Project
  9. After the import finishes, select the link to go to the project dashboard. Follow the directions to push your existing repository.
  10. To import a project:
    • For the first time: Select Import.
    • Again: Select Re-import. Specify a new name and select Re-import again. Re-importing creates a new copy of the source project.