.BIZ

What domain extension is this?

.BIZ is the generic top-level domain (gTLD) short for businesses which intended for business or commercial use.

What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?

Special requirements/restrictions for a .biz domain name are as below:
.biz domain name only can be used for a “bona fide business or commercial use”. A bona fide business use is one of the following:

  • To exchange goods, services or property of any kind;
  • In the ordinary course of trade or business;
  • To facilitate
    • the exchange of goods, services, information, or property of any kind or
    • the ordinary course of trade or business.

    What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?

    WebNIC currently offer .biz

    What document is required for this domain extension?

    No.

    What is the length limitation for this domain extension?

    3 to 63 characters.

    What is the term of registration?

    1 to 10 years.

    Can I delete a domain after registered?

    Yes, Partners are allowed to delete a .biz domain name after registered. However the registration fee is not refundable.

    According to ICANN latest gTLDs’ Add Grace Period (AGP) deletion policy which does not allow the refund of deleted domain during the Add Grace Period. Therefore, with effective 1st April 2009, all gTLDs domains (.com/.net/.org/.info/.biz/.name/.mobi/.asia/.travel) that are deleted during the AGP will not be refunded.

    What is the term of renewal?

    1 to 10 years.

    How does the Domain Life Cycle work for this domain extension?

    After a .biz domain was expired, it will go through below life cycle:

    40 days
    Renewal Grace
    Period
      30 days
    Redemption Grace Period
      5 days
    Pending Delete

    If partners did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be released for public re-registration approximately 75 days from the domain expiration date. Please note that domain re-registration is on first-come, first-served basis.

    Can I transfer the domain registrar under this domain extension?

    Yes, Partners are allowed to initiate registrar transfer for .biz domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.

    Can I transfer the domain reseller under this domain extension?

    Yes, Partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .biz domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.

    Please refer to Reseller Transfer for more detail information

    Does WebNIC provide Internationalized Domain name (IDN) for this domain extension?

    Yes, WebNIC does provide IDN .biz domain name. Reseller can refer to reseller panel register domain to find out what language is providing.