What domain extension is this?

.BE is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Belgium.

What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?

  • There are no restrictions on who can register a .BE domain name. Any individual or organization from any country can register for a .BE domain.
  • The registration for .BE domain name is process manually and require 3 – 5 working days to complete. All registration will subject to registry approval, and validation process will be conducted via email to verify the contact information.

What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?

WebNIC currently only offer .BE.

What document is required for this domain extension?


What is the length limitation for this domain extension?

Minimum of 2 / maximum of 63 characters allowed.

What is the terms of registration?

The term of registration for .BE domain is 1 year.

Can I delete a domain after registered?

Yes, you are allowed to delete the domain after registered. However, the registration fee is not refundable.

What is the terms of renewal?

The term of renewal is 1 year.

How does the Domain Life Cycle work for this domain extension?

After a .BE domain was expired, it will go through below life cycle:

Renewal Grace Period
40 days
Redemption Grace Period
Pending Delete

If partner did not renew the domain name, it will be released for public re-registration approximately 40 days from the domain expiration date. Please note that domain re-registration is based on first-come, first-serve basis.

Can I transfer the domain registrar under this domain extension?

Yes, partners are allowed to initiate registrar transfer for .BE domain name.
Please note that the expiry date of .BE domain will be updated based on “domain transfer completion date + 1 year” upon transfer completion. In other words, the remaining term of domain before domain transferred to us will be forfeited.

For example:

Before transfer After transfer completed on 2021-03-01
Creation date: 2021-01-01
Expiry date: 2022-01-01
Creation date: 2021-01-01 (remain)
NEW Expiry date: 2022-03-01

Can I transfer the domain reseller under this domain extension?

Yes, partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .BE domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.

Partner may refer to “Reseller Transfer” FAQ for more information.

Does WebNIC provide Internationalized Domain name (IDN) for this domain extension?

Yes, WebNIC does provide IDN.BE domain name.