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.BE domain

The official country domain of Belgium

This domain is listed in the categories: German, French, Dutch, Europe, All
£16.90
a year

Useful information about .be domains

Trends & General Information

The .be domain is registered as the official Internet country code top-level domain of Belgium. Already since August 1988 interested webmasters all around the world are allowed to buy and register their personal .be domains - so the extension is one of the oldest top-level domains in the world. Since the year 2000, registered domains are managed by non-profit Belgian company "DNS BE", originally it was a task of the "University of Leuven".

You are allowed to buy and register .be domains only at the second level, third-level domains are reserved for special groups and sectors within Belgium.

General information about the .be domain extension

Domain transfer .be domain transfer is possible
Transfer auth-code An auth-code is required for the transfer of a .be domain
Domain security You cannot set a transfer key to your .be domain
Change of ownership Change of ownership is possible for .be domains
Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Your .be domain cannot contain special characters
Numeric domains A .be domain may only contain numbers
Registry DNS Belgium (Website | Regulations)

Periods

New registration 1 year
Renewal 1 year
Duration of registration It takes a few seconds to register the .be domain.
Notice period The notice period for termination is 4 days before the domain expires.

Special provisions if you want to buy a .be domain

Domain length If you buy a be-domain, it is allowed to have 3 - 63 signs.
Do not place hyphens at the beginning or at the end of a domain nor put 2 consecutive ones (e.g. aa--bb.be).

Further information on .be domains

Benefits

Especially Belgian companies and individuals buy and register the personal .be domain, to underline a cultural, economic or ethnic connection to Belgium and its public. Because every interested webmaster in the world is able to register and buy his own .be domain, many orders from the European and American countries were recorded: The well-known video platform YouTube for example uses a .be domain for the URL-shortening service youtu.be - also some companies in the canton of Bern, Switzerland put on the .be domain.

Please make sure that your desired .be domain meets the following requirements: While choosing your domain name, please use between 3 and 63 characters, special characters are unfortunately not permitted, but you are allowed to buy and register pure numeric domains. As alternative domains our suggestions include the Austrian domain. at, the country-specific top level domain Germany .de and the Swedish domain extension .se. All top-level domains are available in our portfolio - of course it's possible to buy and register them easily online.

Do you want to buy and register your personal .be domain? The team of easyname would feel honoured to welcome you as a new customer. If you have any questions about the .be domain, please feel free to contact us: Use our contact form to drop us a line or send an email directly to support@easyname.com - we will answer your request as soon as possible.

Statistics

In spring of 2012, the competent registry in Belgium recorded approximately 1.25 million registered .be domains. The trend is consistently positive, in particular Belgian companies and individuals benefit from the enormous potential .be domains have to offer.

More and more foreign customers discover the benefits of the Belgian top-level domain; we highly recommend buying your desired .be as quickly as possible. With easyname you enjoy an excellent service, fair conditions and domains-registrations in real time.

Price information

New registration £16.90
Annual fee £16.90
Setup £0.00
Transfer (including annual fee) £16.90
Domain changes £0.00
Change of ownership £16.90
Restore £79.00

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