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Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for Burkina Faso

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.bf Domain

What is a .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.

How do I buy a .bf domain?

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  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because Country Code domains are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the Burkinabe registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.

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FAQs for .bf

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 cpr144449003101 during general availability is 1 Month.
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.

cpr144449003101

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 Registration)?
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

CHAPTER IV: SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES

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.

Domain Requirements for .bf

Are Individual .bf domain registrations allowed? Yes
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .bf? Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .bf? Yes
Provide one of the following: Copy of business registration, tax identification document, trademark matching domain name. Individuals: provide copy of passport.
Are some .bf domain names restricted? Yes
Violating rights to third parties, names and activities against the laws of Burkina Faso are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
Does .bf domain have a special use? No
Other information I need to know about .bf? No
Are there any additional fees for .bf? No
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .bf? Yes
Private Registration service available? No
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No

How do I renew a .bf domain?

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