.BIO Domain Names

.BIO
Create or transfer your .bio from €9.00
  • Technical operator

    Afilias

  • Origin

    International

  • Creation date

    2014

  • Description

    .BIO is an extension that is meant for organic farming and food websites, and also for biographies


.BIO domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Starting Dot since November 2013
Price: see the .BIO price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .BIO domains are open to anyone. Should you register a .BIO domain name to promote or sell organic products, you commit yourself to respect the Principles of Organic Agriculture as formulated by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements. No specific restrictions apply to other uses of .BIO domain names.
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 script allowed
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Subdomains: no
Private domain registration: no

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.
Disputes: URS, UDRP and ERDRP
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 domaine name owner. Expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .bio
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .bio
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .bio
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .bio

Gandi provides you with special rates depending on the total volume of purchases that you have made with us over the past 12 months. For example:

  • If you manage 40 domains or less (at $15 USD each), our A rates apply, and include Gandi's full range of services
  • For resellers or key clients with over 40 domains, B through E rates are available, depending on the volume of your purchase. These rates may save you up to 50% off our normal rates (example: $8.80 per year for a .com at E rates).

If you have more questions about our rates and billing options, please check our documentation.

Search by currency and prices

Registration price/year 1 year €46.61€9.00
Registration price/year 2 to 10 years €46.61
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years €46.61
Transfer 1 year €46.61
Owner change 1 year €6.00
Restore (more info) 1 year €210.13
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