.bf Domain Name
.bf Domain Name

.bf domain

Although Burkina Faso is a relatively unknown nation, it is good for your business to register a country code with it to further your brand. .BF is the country code for this nation.

  .bf Domain registration time frame is 1 Month.
.bf Domain Requirements

Are Individual .bf domain registrations allowed?

Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .bf?

Does .bf domain have a special use?

Other information I need to know about .bf?

Are there any additional fees for .bf?

Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .bf?

WHOIS Privacy service available?

Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees?

.bf Domain Description

If you wish to further your brand and product; .BF country codes may be just the answer you have awaited - the nation of Burkina Faso is small yet is a great place to expand your brand at. It is located near central Africa, which gives you the availability of expanding your message or brand to the African people.

Registering your .BF country code is simple and quick; do not hesitate to make this step in furthering your company.

.bf Domain FAQs
?What is the registration term allowed for .bf domain names?
The minimum term for .bf cpr144449003101 domain names is 1 year(s).
?How long does it take to register my .bf domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .bf during general availability is 1 Month. .bf is not cpr144449003101 expected to launch until 1 Month. Once launched, a registration time frame will be available.
?What are the characters and valid character lengths for .bf domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor cpr144449003101 end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.bf); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.bf).
?Trustee Service for .bf

Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.


Trustee service is not available for this extension

?How do I host my .bf domain name?
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .bf. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.cpr144449003101
?Can I transfer out my domain if I’m using your Trustee Service?
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you cpr144449003101 must update ownership according to .bf requirements before transfer out can be started.
?Can I hide my registration information (Private WHOIS)?
No. At present the .bf domain zone does not provide means to hide the information cpr144449003101 of the domain owner. All information (name, address, email, etc.) will be displayed in WHOIS.
?Grace period for .bf domain name?
Grace periods vary for country code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) including Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). Some registries require renewal up to 60 days in advance of the domain name expiration date. It is your responsibility to pay for your Renewal Fees in advance of the due date specified by 101domain regardless of the domain name expiration date. Failure to pay your Renewal Fees prior to the cpr144449003101 due date will result in a fee of $150 to renew your .bf domain. There may be a restore period between when the domain expires and when the domain can be registered again. In the event that you do not pay by the renewal date, your site may be inaccessible during this time so it is very important that you renew this extension before the renewal date.
?Who is the registry that manages .bf domain names?
You may visit them here: ARCE Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques.cpr144449003101
?.bf Domains Dispute & Policy


Article 25:
The registry organizes an alternative dispute resolution concerning the abusive registration domain names.

Article 26:
A committee of three members at most, according to the will of the parties ensures the settlement of disputes in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. People can sit on the Commission are selected by the register of objective and transparent manner, particularly with regard to their mastery of the issues involved. The list of these persons is published on the website of the register.

Article 27:
Is considered an abusive registration, the fact of registering a domain name or to use a domain name registered in the following cumulative circumstances:

  • the domain name is identical or confusingly similar to point to a likelihood of confusion a trademark or service to a geographical indication, a surname, a trade name, a name and description of an association to a name geographic entity or as an original work owned by others on which the complainant has rights;
  • the holder of the domain name has no rights or legitimate interests in respect of the name domain, the domain name was registered or used in bad faith.

Article 28:
The holder of the domain name has a right or legitimate interest on it, especially in following cases:

  • before notice of the dispute, the holder of the domain name was used or used a name corresponding to the domain name in connection with a bona fide offer of products or services, or has made ​​serious preparations for that purpose;
  • the holder of the domain name is known by the domain name in question; it is a legitimate noncommercial or fair use of the domain name without intent to deceive consumers, to divert consumers for commercial gain by creating confusion or harm the reputation of a brand name or a name otherwise protected;
  • the use of the mark or otherwise protected in the name of a name area is covered by the exercise of cpr144449003101 freedom of expression, without this exercise can cause confusion or harm disproportionately's reputation or brand name otherwise protected from the name.

Article 29:
Evidence that the domain name was registered or used in bad faith can be incorporated, in particular, by the evidence of one of the following circumstances:

  • the facts show that the domain name was registered or acquired primarily for purpose of selling, renting, or otherwise transfer the registration of the domain name the applicant or a competitor thereof, for consideration and for a price exceeding the amount expenses that the holder of the domain name has disbursed directly related to the name of field;
  • the domain name was registered in order to prevent the holder of an interest in a name brand, or otherwise protected to resume it in the form of name field, and the holder of the domain name is a pattern of such practice or name area has not been used in a relevant way for at least two years after the date of registration;
  • the domain name was registered primarily to disrupt operations business of a competitor; - using the domain name, the holder of the domain name has intentionally attempted to attract, for commercial gain, Internet users to a website or other on- line location, by creating a likelihood of confusion with the mark or name otherwise protected owned by the applicant regarding the source, sponsorship, affiliation, or endorsement of the site or web space of the holder or of a product or service who is proposed;
  • the domain name is a personal name for which no link can be demonstrated between the holder of the domain name and domain name registered.

Article 30:
Using the method of dispute resolution under this chapter is not exclusive of shares before courts. However, the choice of dispute resolution The party claiming a legitimate right to a domain name. This choice is final and requires the person or entity on whose behalf this domain name was recorded.

The decision of the commission dispute resolution is binding on the parties and to register. It may be appealed to the Court of Appeal within thirty calendar days. This appeal is not suspensive.

Article 31:
Register determines the rules of procedure before the Commission accordance the provisions of this Act and the rules defined by ICANN and the WIPO Rules disputes relating to the abusive registration of domain names.

The costs of the proceedings shall be borne by the litigants.

Renew Domain for .bf

Is your .bf domain registered with 101domain?

Renewing your .bf domain is easy if you are already registered with 101domain. You can renew your Burkina Faso domain name at the current rates, and you can extend the life of your domain. Please check with us regarding renewal proceedures for ccTLDs.

Login To Renew Your Domain
Starting at 219.99 USD / yr
?Is your .bf domain not registered with 101domain?

No Problem! You can transfer your .bf domain name to 101domain before renewing. The process is fast and easy, and you can enjoy the benefit of using our domain management system to manage not only your .bf domain name, but all of your domains in one cpr144449003101 place. Use our convenient domain transfer tool to transfer your .bf domain and other domains today.

?Is your Burkina Faso .bf domain protected with auto renewing domain names?

Auto Renew helps protect you from losing your Burkina Faso .bf domain name registration. If your .bf domain name registration is set to Auto Renew, your account will be automatically charged approximately sixty (60) to ninety (90) days prior to cpr144449003101 the end of your term period. If Auto Renew is not set up in your account, you will need to renew your Burkina Faso .bf domain name registration through Account Manager.

?How to renew a Burkina Faso .bf domain name?

Login in your Account. Select your Burkina Faso .bf Domain name and push the button "Renew". You can also select "Auto Renew". The current Domain Renew will be displayed. Please select "Change Auto Renew Settings" and set this on Auto Renew.

Make sure your credit card information is current. Please note Only Account Holders/Primary Contacts cpr144449003101 and Account Administrative Contacts on the account can purchase or renew services for your .bf domain name. Account Technical Contacts on the account cannot purchase or renew services.

?Is there a redemption period for Burkina Faso .bf domain names?

.bf does not have a redemption period, once cpr144449003101 the domain is expired it can not be restored

Transfer Domain for .bf

You can transfer your .bf domain name to 101domain before renewing. The process is fast and easy, and you can enjoy the benefit of using our domain management system to manage not only your .bf domain name, but all of your domains in one place.

Starting at 189.99 USD / yr
?How does the transfer process work?

Your current registrar will provide you with an authorization code (sometimes called a "Transfer Key" or an "EPP Key").

Using this key we can transfer your domain to us. Once the transfer process has begun the Administrative or Registrant contact of your domain will receive an email from us requesting authorization for the transfer. cpr144449003101 Once authorization has been given it will take up to 5 days before the domain transfer has been completed. Please be sure that you can receive emails for the Administrative and Registrant contacts for this domain!

NOTE: Some registries do not participate in the authorization code process or transfers may be manual. If your domain does not have an auth code for transfer, please contact us and we will assist you in the transfer process. 101domain can assist with all transfers no matter what extension you have.

?What is an Authorization Code?

An authorization code is a number that is used to transfer domain names cpr144449003101 between registrars. It is used to ensure that you are the current domain holder.

?How do I find my Authorization Code?

You will need to get this code from your current registrar. Go to the website cpr144449003101 of the company that currently holds your domain and request the authorization code from them.

?Transfer IN my Burkina Faso .bf Domain

Burkina Faso .bf Transfer in – allows you to change from your current domain registrar to a different one; usually during the transfer process one year is added to the domain`s registration period; EPP authorization key (obtainable from the leaving registrar) is required for transferring Burkina Faso .bf domain names.

Be sure your Domain Transfer lock is cpr144449003101 disabled to transfer your Burkina Faso .bf domain to 101domain Inc.

With Domain Transfer Lock, prevent unauthorized domain transfers by locking your Burkina Faso .bf domain. With Domain Transfer Lock turned on you can still perform legal name changes, account consolidation or transfers between accounts.

?Policy on Transfer of Registrations between Registrars

This Policy was modified by ICANN’s Board of Directors on 7 November 2008 with an Effective Date of 15 March 2009. See modified version of Policy.

A .bf domain must also have been registered for more than 60 days before you are allowed to transfer registrars. If, however, your domain happens to be involved in a legal dispute or if you are facing bankruptcy then the transfer of a domain name will not take effect.

  1. Ensure a valid email address for the administrative contact (admin) of your .bf domain name in the Whois database. Both registrars use this email address to send you important information about the transfer. If it is invalid, contact your current registrar to update it.
  2. Unlock your .bf cpr144449003101 domain name at your current registrar.
  3. Get an authorization code (also known as an EPP code or transfer key) from your current .registrar, if required. Some domain name extensions, primarily country-code top-level domain names (ccTLDs), do not require an authorization code.
  4. Authorize the transfer for .bf Domain Name

Your .bf domain transfer of your domain name generally takes at least ten working days to complete - this can be shorter or longer depending on the registrar you choose. The cost of transfer will also vary depending on the registrar. Some registrars may be more willing than others to work out a package deal for you. For example, they might offer to provide you with free domain transfer service if you agree to register your domain with them for a period of more than a year. Again, the deal you score will depend on the registrar and on the amount of time you put into finding a package that is most suited to your needs.