.brussels Domain Name Information

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  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type gTLD
  • Renewal Grace Period 40 days
  • Redemption Period 30 days
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • Privacy Protection Available
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Languages Supported Dutch,  French,  German, 
    .brussels domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name by entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field.
  • Are Individual .brussels domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .brussels? Yes
  • Are some .brussels domain names restricted? Yes

    Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.

    To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.

  • Private Registration service available? Yes
  • .brussels Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .brussels domain names?
.brussels domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .brussels domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .brussels during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .brussels domain names?
.brussels Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 2 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 end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.brussels); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.brussels).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .brussels domain?
DNSSEC is not available for .brussels domain. Domains that allow DNSSEC protect against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. Get more information on its pros and cons.
What is Trustee Service, and is it available for .brussels?
Trustee Service is not available for .brussels extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .brussels domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .brussels requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .brussels registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .brussels domain.
What is the grace period for .brussels domain name?
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
Who is the registry that manages .brussels domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .brussels Top Level Domain is DNS Belgium. You may visit them at https://www.dnsbelgium.be/en.
  • Registry DNS Belgium
  • .brussels Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    DNS.be vzw
    Ubicenter, Philipssite 5, b 13, 3001 Leuven
  • Administrative Contact
    DNS Belgium vzw
    Ubicenter, Philipssite 5, b 13, 3001 Leuven
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +32 16 284970
    Fax: +32 16 284971
  • Technical Contact
    DNS Belgium vzw
    Ubicenter, Philipssite 5, b 13, 3001 Leuven
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +32 16 284970
    Fax: +32 16 284971
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