.bz domain names



.bz is the official extension of Belize

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • LiveDNS nameservers Anycast + DNSSEC
  • 10,000 aliases and forwarding addresses

Why .bz?

The benefits of a .bz domain name

Originally, .bz was the geographic domain ending for Belize, a tiny Central American country bordering Guatemala and Mexico with a population of less than 400,000. Granted to this nation in 1991, little by little, .bz has developed a market outside of the country among small businesses looking for a creative space that's well adapted to their business needs and who want to be able to choose the right domain name.

A .bz domain name is particularly suited for small businesses

A .bz domain name is especially popular with small businesses looking to thrive online. It's also particularly well known among internet users who have kept up with the latest trends online: ".bz" has been adopted as a shorthand for "buzz," evoking a sense of anticipation and viral success. By getting a .bz domain name, you gain access to this audience and cultivate your business's image.

Promote your business with .bz

Besides its use to signify "buzz," .bz is also often taken to mean "business". Despite the appearance of .biz in 2002, which may have caused it to lose some prominence in this area, .bz has managed to keep up and today is still used by a wide range of businesses.

.bz domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration



per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $46.19
Pricing Options Prices for Canada, taxes excluded, in $ (CAD)

Other prices and periods


30 days after the late renewal period


the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change


Does not change the expiration date

Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .bz domain names

Technical operator
Creation date


Related Contract

View the .bz contract

Terms and conditions

Assigning: .BZ domain names are open to everyone.

Syntax: From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place).

IDN: No.

Registration period: 1 to 10 years.

Second-level extensions: No.


Renewal: Domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.

Disputes: UDRP.

Transfer (change of Registrar): The request is launched from the website of the domain's new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited", that it does not expire soon, and that the domain name and the last transfer are older than 60 days. The transfer must be confirmed by email.

Change of Ownership: Available on our interface.

Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table

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