What domain extension is this?

.BI is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Burundi.

What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?

There are no restrictions on who can register a .BI domain name. Any individual or organization from any country can register for a .BI domain.
The registration for .BI domain name is process manually and require 3 – 5 working days to complete.

What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?

WebNIC currently offers .bi, .co.bi, .com.bi, .edu.bi, .info.bi, .mo.bi, .or.bi, .org.bi.

What document is required for this domain extension?


What is the length limitation for this domain extension?

Minimum of 3 / maximum of 63 characters allowed.

What is the terms of registration?

The term of registration for .BI domain is 1- 10 year(s).

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 – 10 year(s).

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

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

Renewal Grace Period
  5 days
Redemption Grace Period
  10 days
Pending Delete

If partner did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be released for public re-registration approximately 15 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 .BI domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.

Please refer to Registrar Transfer for more detail information.

Can I transfer the domain reseller under this domain extension?

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

Please refer to Reseller Transfer for more detail information.

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

Yes, WebNIC does provide IDN.BI domain name.