.BE Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .be from $15.00 per year all included.

.BE with Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by DNS.BE since august 2002
Number of domains managed by Gandi: more than 27 000 .BE as of December 1st 2012
Price: see .BE price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and conditions

Assigning: .BE domain names are open to everyone
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: yes
Registration period: 1 year
Second-level extensions: no


Renewal: before the expiration date
Disputes: disputes about domain names (new window)
Change of Registrar: Once your transfer has been initiated on our interface, the .BE registry sends you an email with the domain's authorization code. Then, you will have to relaunch your transfer order via your interface with this authorization code. Before requesting the transfer, please be sure that your domain name does not have TransferProhibited status and does not expire soon.
Change of owner: the process is started with the registrar of your choice. At Gandi, the current owner initiates the owner change on our interface. The registry sends them an email with the domain's authorization code to be sent to the new owner, who will have to relaunch the change owner order via their interface with this authorization code.
Deletion process:quarantine of 40 days, see this table
Registration period1 year max. Register a .be
Renewal period1 year max. Renew a .be
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
Restoration period40 days Restore a .be
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .be

Prices include Gandi's full range of services.

If you manage a larger portfolio of domain names, B to E rates are available with a discount of up to 50%.

Prices for United States, in $ (USD), for A rates. Change

Registration price/year 1 year $15.00
Renew price/year 1 year $15.00
Transfer - $7.50
Owner change - $15.00
Restore (more info) 1 year $65.00