These instructions describe how to migrate print services from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016. Windows Server 2016 has built-in migration wizard.
Install Print Services on Server 2016
Step 1: Open the server manager. Click on the Add Roles and Features wizard.
Step 2: Click on Next.
Step 3: Choose Role-based or feature-based installation and click Next.
Step 4: Select a server from the server pool where you want to install print services. Click Next.
Step 5: Choose print and document services. Click on Add Features.
Step 6: Click on Next.
Step 7: Accept the default selections and click Next.
Migrate Windows Print Services
Step 1: Open the print management console.
Step 2: Right click print management and then click migrate printers.
Step 3: Choose export and click Next.
Step 4: Choose a print server from the network and enter the old print server name in this format \\<print server name>. You can also browse the old printer.
Step 5: Click Next.
Step 6: Name the file where you would like to place your exported data.
Step 7: Follow the wizard.
Step 8: Right click print management and then click migrate printers.
Step 9: Select import.
Step 10: Browse the file you just created in above steps.
Step 11: Follow the wizard till an end.