FAQ for domain names in .BJ and Benin
Is local company in Benin required?
Yes, a local company in Benin is required in order to get a .BJ domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Benin?
Yes, for registration of a .BJ domain name, an administrative contact residing in Benin must be selected.
If you do not have a local contact, we can provide one via our Local Presence/Proxy Service for .BJ domains in Benin.
Are trademarks applicable in Benin?
Unfortunately, access to .BJ domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Benin or anywhere else.
Does EuropeID offer a Local Presence Service, also known as Local Proxy, Agent or Trustee service?
EuropeID does not offer Local Presence Service in Benin.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .BJ IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .BJ domains?
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in Benin. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .BJ domain.
How long does it take to register a .BJ domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 30 days to register a .BJ domain in Benin. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Beninese domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .BJ domain name can consist of?
Applications for .BJ domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .BJ domain name can consist of?
Applications for .BJ domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Beninese domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Beninese .BJ domain names.