.BRUSSELS Domain Names

.BRUSSELS
Create or transfer your .brussels from $42.14


.BRUSSELS domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by DNS Belgium for .BRUSSELS since August, 2014
Price: see the .BRUSSELS price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .BRUSSELS domains are open to everyone during General Availability
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and the third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes
Registration period: 1 year during the Sunrise period, the limited registration periods and the Landrush period, and 1 to 10 years during the General Availability
Third-level domains: no
Private domain registration: no

Procedures

Registration:
1. Sunrise (1st of September - 1st of October)
During this period, only owners of trademarks registered with the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) can apply for a domain name provided their trademark fall within the ambit of one of the following criteria:
-trademark registered before the Benelux Office for Industrial Property (OBPI)
-community trademarks
2. Limited Period Registration for government institutions, companies and organizations established in Belgium (2nd of October - 3rd of November, 2014)
During this period only government institutions, companies and organizations established in Belgium may apply for a domain name that corresponds to a name to which they have a right (trademark, business name...)
3. Limited Registration Period for Belgian individuals (13th of November, 2014 - 15th of December, 2014):
During this period, only Belgians who own a Belgian electronic ID (eID) can register a domain name reproducing their name and family name or a combination.
N.B : You must validate your eID with the Registry on their website and forward the validation code to Gandi before a period of 7 days to perform your registration.
4. Landrush (16th of December, 2014 - 15th of January, 2015)
No eligibility criteria must be fulfilled by the applicant during this phase, anybody may apply. If multiple applications are made for the very same domain, auctions are held by a third party appointed by the Registry
5. General Availability (20th of January, 2015)
Anybody can apply for a domain name, no eligibility criteria must be met.
Renewal: no later than 45 days before the expiration date domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP and URS
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, will not expire in less than 90 days, is older than 60 days and was not transferred the past 60 days. The successful transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail), and will renew the domain for 1 year.
Change of Ownership: available online via our website. The expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .brussels
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .brussels
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .brussels
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .brussels

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 to 10 years $42.14
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $42.14
Transfer 1 year $35.71
Owner change 1 year $6.60
Restore (more info) 1 year $115.68
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