.BID Domain Names

.BID
Create or transfer your .bid from $19.15
  • Technical operator

    Neustar

  • Origin

    International

  • Creation date

    2013

  • Description

    .bid is an extension that is meant for bidders and bidding services.


.BID domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Famous Four Media since December 2013
Price: see the .BID price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .BID domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first, third and fourth, and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): Yes (German, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian scripts supported)
Registration period: 1 year during Sunrise and from 1 to 10 years during general availability
Subdomains: No
Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.
Disputes: URS and UDRP
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, does not expire soon, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year.
Change of Ownership: available on our interface. The current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. Expiration date is unchanged.
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .bid
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .bid
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .bid
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .bid

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 to 10 years $38.30$19.15
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $38.30$19.15
Transfer - $32.49$16.25
Owner change - $7.80
Restore (more info) 1 year $114.30
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