.biz is a generic top-level domain (TLD) intended for domains to be used by businesses; the name is a phonetic spelling of the first syllable of "business." It was created to relieve some of the demand for the good domain names available in the .comtop-level domain, and to provide an alternative to businesses whose preferred .com domain name had already been registered by another party. There are no specific legal or geographic qualifications to register a .biz domain name, except that it must be for "bona fide business or commercial use" (i.e. In contrast to the sunrise period of .info, .biz did not grant trademark owners first chance at registration, but instead used a procedure whereby they could file intellectual property claims in advance and then challenge any eventual registrant thrugh a policy named "STOP" (Startup Trademark Opposition Policy). A number of domains were successfully obtained by trademark owners from other registrants through this policy; some of the more controversial cases, where generic words were taken over based on trademark claims in a process deemed "reverse hijacking" by critics, included that of paint.biz and canadian.biz, the latter of which was reversed by a court decision.. Although intended to be a restricted domain aimed at businesses, in reality the .biz domain is run as an unrestricted domain, available to anyone for any use. Although many .biz registrations have taken place (second only to .info among the new TLDs), critics note that it still has low name recognition with the general public, little use by major reputable businesses, and much use in spam, scams, and pornography.. .biz domains are very popular in Turkey as "biz" means "we" in Turkish. Registrations are processed via accredited registrars..

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Period Registration Renewal
.biz
1 year$30.90kr162€21.80£18.50$33.40kr208$22.00R315.00 $30.90kr162€21.80£18.50$33.40kr208$22.00R315.00  
2 years$61.70kr324€43.50£37.00$66.70kr417$44.00R630.00 $61.70kr324€43.50£37.00$66.70kr417$44.00R630.00  
3 years$92.60kr486€65.30£55.50$100.10kr625$66.00R945.00 $92.60kr486€65.30£55.50$100.10kr625$66.00R945.00  
4 years$123.40kr648€87.10£73.90$133.50kr834$88.00R1260.00 $123.40kr648€87.10£73.90$133.50kr834$88.00R1260.00  
5 years$154.30kr810€108.90£92.40$166.80kr1042$110.00R1575.00 $154.30kr810€108.90£92.40$166.80kr1042$110.00R1575.00  
6 years$185.20kr972€130.60£110.90$200.20kr1251$132.00R1890.00 $185.20kr972€130.60£110.90$200.20kr1251$132.00R1890.00  
7 years$216.00kr1133€152.40£129.40$233.60kr1459$154.00R2205.00 $216.00kr1133€152.40£129.40$233.60kr1459$154.00R2205.00  
8 years$246.90kr1295€174.20£147.90$266.90kr1668$176.00R2521.00 $246.90kr1295€174.20£147.90$266.90kr1668$176.00R2521.00  
9 years$277.80kr1457€196.00£166.40$300.30kr1876$198.00R2836.00 $262.30kr1376€185.10£157.10$283.60kr1772$187.00R2678.00  
10 years$308.60kr1619€217.70£184.80$333.70kr2085$220.00R3151.00 $277.80kr1457€196.00£166.40$300.30kr1876$198.00R2836.00  

.biz Domain Notes

Note: The registry may classify some domain names as premium domain names if so classfied they will command a higher price.

biz domains include 3rd party fees and maintenance & during the registration period. If you wish to transfer your biz domain away during your registration period you are free do do so without charge. We do not charge an administration fee.

.biz Details

Registry: The registry is Neulevel (90 owned by Neustar)

Purpose: Businesses

Whois Information: for .biz

Once your .biz domain is registered

Once registered the .biz domain is placed on our international server, provinding an under-construction page for your .biz domain, for as long as required. (This enables a browser of your biz domain to readily identify that it is registered).

We can also supply free of charge.

E-mail redirection.

Web redirection.

Whois Privacy.

and more....

Free transfer away if required. We do not and will not charge release / transfer or administration fees for transferring domains to a different biz domain name registrars. The domain name is yours and not ours, unlike many other companies, "We recognise that fact!"

.biz Registration

.biz domain registration

Prices from as little as: $30.90kr162€21.80£18.50$33.40kr208$22.00R315.00 for 1 year.

.biz Data Sheet (Domains 101)

Type : .biz
Country : Global
Terms & Conditions : http://www.bb-online.co.uk/terms.shtml
IDN Enableda : Yes
Delete Protectionb : Yes
Super Lockc : Yes
Domain Recoveryd : Yes
Minimum Renew : 1 year(s)
Maximum Renew : 10 year(s)
Default Registration Period : 2 year(s)
Maxium Registration Period : 10 year(s)
Must be Positively Renewed : No
Grace Periode : 4 day(s)
Autorenew Grace Periodf : 20 day(s)
Domain Must be Renewed Before Expiry : No
Transfers are Prohibited forg : 60 day(s)
Redemption Periodh : 30 days
Fee for Recovery From Redemptioni : $
Usage : Businesses
Actual Usage : Various uses

Notes

a. IDN (Internationalized Domain Names) domains are domains containing non ASCII characters. These are used in languages such as Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, French and German.

b. Delete Protection, an extra service provided by us. Once enabled the domain name will only be deleted once it has passed expiry by 1 year - without being renewed - it will then be deleted.

c. Super Lock, Once selected an additional level of security to inter-registrar transfers is enabled; telephone calls and other physical proof of identification will be required to verify the transfer.

d. Our DomainRecovery service can be used if your domain name is accidentally deleted or cancelled by your existing registrar. We can automatically attempt to re-register it. See Domain Recover

e. Grace Period is the number of days following the registration of a domain when the operation may be reversed.

f. Autorenew Grace Period is the number of days following the automatic renewal of a domain when the operation may be reversed. When this number is negative the domain name must be renewed before expiry.

g. During the Transfer Prohibit Period, this is x days after either the initial registration or a transfer to us, domain transfers away from us will not be allowed.

h. Redemption period. Once a domain is deleted at the registry it can remain recoverable for a limited time before it is deleted. This is the redemption period.

i. Redemption Fee. If we are asked to remove a domain from its redemption period, see above. This is the fee we will charge.

Registry Details

.biz is a generic top-level domain (TLD) intended for domains to be used by businesses; the name is a phonetic spelling of the first syllable of "business." It was created to relieve some of the demand for the good domain names available in the .comtop-level domain, and to provide an alternative to businesses whose preferred .com domain name had already been registered by another party. There are no specific legal or geographic qualifications to register a .biz domain name, except that it must be for "bona fide business or commercial use" (i.e. no personal or "soap box" sites, and no cybersquatting), and the usual legal remedies for trademark infringement are applicable. It was created in 2001 along with several others as the first batch of new gTLDs approved by ICANN following the boom in interest in the internet in the 1990s. It is administered by Neulevel.

In contrast to the sunrise period of .info, .biz did not grant trademark owners first chance at registration, but instead used a procedure whereby they could file intellectual property claims in advance and then challenge any eventual registrant thrugh a policy named "STOP" (Startup Trademark Opposition Policy). A number of domains were successfully obtained by trademark owners from other registrants through this policy; some of the more controversial cases, where generic words were taken over based on trademark claims in a process deemed "reverse hijacking" by critics, included that of paint.biz and canadian.biz, the latter of which was reversed by a court decision.

Although intended to be a restricted domain aimed at businesses, in reality the .biz domain is run as an unrestricted domain, available to anyone for any use. No enforcement mechanisms are planned or intended, at least directly by the registry or registrars, though it is in theory possible for third parties to challenge noncompliant registrations through a dispute resolution policy.

Although many .biz registrations have taken place (second only to .info among the new TLDs), critics note that it still has low name recognition with the general public, little use by major reputable businesses, and much use in spam, scams, and pornography.

.biz domains are very popular in Turkey as "biz" means "we" in Turkish. There are many Turkish websites using this domain because when you get the domain blabla.biz, it translates to Turkish as "we are blabla". Examples are: "anneyiz.biz" which means "we are mothers" or "superiz.biz" which means "we are super".Registrations are processed via accredited registrars.

.biz Assignment

How Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) assign the .biz domain. IANA is a department of ICANN, a non-profit private American corporation, they oversees IP address allocation, root zone management in the Do main Name System (DNS), and other Internet related symbols and numbers.

.biz Assignment

.biz Information

General information on .biz, the country it represents and its uses.

.biz Information

.biz Renewals

You may renew your .biz domain without logging into your control panel by using our quick and painfree renewal service, or even transfer it into nominate to be renewed if necessary.

.biz Renewals

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Important:

Premium Domain Names

The registry may list some names as a premium domain name, if so this domain will be charged at a higher price than the one listed. We will contact you before completing your order if you order one of these names.

Reserved Names

The registry reserves some names for its own use, and may not mark them as registered. We may only discover this at the time of attempted registration.