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.BZ (Belize)

Pricing

Prices are wholesale prices to registrars in $US per year per registration

.bz   $17.00
com.bz   $35.00
net.bz   $35.00
co.bz   $35.00

The Redemption Grace Period (RGP) is available for .BZ domains and is priced at $75.00.

Policy

Registry Policies: http://www.afilias-grs.info/public/policies/  and  www.belizenic.bz Registration agreement: http://belizenic.bz/agreement.php Other rules put into effect by Registry from time to time: www.belizenic.bz

Required Registration Information: The .BZ registry is operated under the Thin Registry model.  Registrant contacts are optional.

Transfer Fees:  Transfers of .BZ domain names from one registrar to another shall result in a one-year extension of the term of the domain name. The gaining registrar shall pay an amount equal to a one year registration as listed above for each such transfer.

Registration and Renewal Terms:  A domain name can initially be registered for a period of 1-10 years. A domain name can be renewed for a period of 1-9 years. The registration term of a domain name may not exceed 10 years at any given time.

Grace Periods and Renewal Dates:  The following grace periods and renewal dates shall apply:

  1. add grace period: domains deleted within 5 days of initial registration will be credited back to Registrar; and
  2. renew/extend grace period: domains deleted within 5 days of a renewal will result in the cost of the renewal being credited back to Registrar;
  3. transfer grace period: domains deleted within 5 days of a transfer will result in the cost of the automatic renewal being credited back to the gaining registrar; and
  4. domain names automatically renew at the end of their term. The auto-renew grace period is 45 days, in which the registrar can delete the domain and receive a refund for the auto-renew.
  5. the Redemption Grace Period (RGP) is 30 days.
  6. the Delete Pending period: 5 days.

Rules of Registration:  The following rules must be followed when registering a .BZ domain name:

  1. domain names may include only letters, numbers, or hyphen ("-");
  2. domain names cannot begin or end with a hyphen;
  3. domain names cannot have more than 63 characters, not including extensions;
  4. minimum length of a second or third level domain name is 3 characters, not including extensions;
  5. domain names considered offensive may be declined;
  6. for domains to be active on the Internet, they must have at least two configured and working name servers in order to be entered into the zone file; and
  7. any other rules located at www.belizenic.bz put into effect by the Registry from time to time.