FAQ for domain names in .BUSINESS and Business Entity
Is local company in Business Entity required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Business Entity in order to get a .BUSINESS domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Business Entity?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Business Entity to register a .BUSINESS domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Business Entity?
Unfortunately, access to .BUSINESS domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Business Entity or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
You can register .BUSINESS domain names with non-ASCII characters in Business Entity.
No IDN pattern is currently available.
Are generic domains available for .BUSINESS domains?
No restrictions, but generally the Business Entity domain authority might have a list of blocked/reserved names (i.e., geographic, political and other names) which cannot be registered.
Is the .BUSINESS domain price guaranteed?
So long as the domain name is a normal .BUSINESS, then the price will not change. However, the .BUSINESS registry has a short list of Premium names at a higher price. Please see other FAQ item regarding Premium names.
What is a Premium .BUSINESS name?
The .BUSINESS registry has a short list of Premium names registered at a substantially higher annual fee level. These are typically short and well known dictionary words, well known company names, 1-2-3 letter words and numbers etc.. At the moment we are not able to live-check for such Premium classification. We therefore ask you to either contact us beforehand at Contact us
, or file the application, whereafter we will check for its status before continuing. Should the domain prove to have a higher price level, we will inform you whereafter you can either go ahead with the new price level or cancel your application at no cost.
How long does it take to register a .BUSINESS domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 0 days to register a .BUSINESS domain in Business Entity. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Business Entity domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .BUSINESS domain name can consist of?
Applications for .BUSINESS domain names with less than 1 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .BUSINESS domain name can consist of?
Applications for .BUSINESS domain names with more than 64 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Business Entity domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Business Entity .BUSINESS domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS in advance?
You do not have to configure your Domain Name Server ahead of time for .BUSINESS domains.
Are there other TLDs related to Business Entity available?
Yes, there are other Business Entity domain extensions available at EuropeID. Some of them might not have the local presence requirement and may be unrestricted. Please check the available domains for Business Entity below: