.biz Domain Names

Registry: NeuStar
Origin: International
Date of creation: 2001

Description: the .BIZ TLD is the gTLD for “Business” sites. It is the largest-selling TLD sold on the internet and is used for all types of websites

Whois: http://www.whois.biz/
(updated continuously)


.BIZ with Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by NeuStar since August 2001
Number of domains registered by Gandi: over 10,000 .BIZ as of September 1st, 2010
Price: see .biz price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and conditions

Attribution: .BIZ domains are open to everyone using it for bona fide business or commercial purposes.
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: yes
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: non
Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP (new window), RDRP (new window)
Change of registrar: You must begin the process at your new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited". A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain
Change of Ownership: available on our interface
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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