What domain extension is this?

.BR is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Brazil.

What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?

Special requirement/restrictions for a .BR domain name are as follow:

  • Registrant and billing contact must be an organization or individual located in Brazil, with a valid local postal address, and a 2-letter state code;
  • Organizational registrant is require to provide its taxpayer identification number (CNPJ);
  • Individual registrant is require to provide a taxpayer identification number (CPF);
  • Configured name servers with SOA, NS and A-record are required;
  • The name servers must be listed in the domain name’s zone file before the domain being submit for registration;
  • .ORG.BR can only register by non-profit organization.

The registration for .BR domain name is process manually and requires at least 3-5 working days.

Only legal entities/organizations are eligible to register .ESP.BR and .FAR.BR domain names, the organizational registrant is required to provide its CNPJ number.

WebNIC do provide chargeable proxy services for COM.BR and NET.BR domain registration; however, we would like to remind that proxy unsubscription is a manual process, please contact support for further assistance.

Please noted that the proxy unsubscription is consider as the ownership transfer plus registrar transfer process where the domain access will be granted to domain registrant and its service provider once the application completed; WebNIC will no longer able to manage the domain after the process.

What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?

WebNIC currently offer .COM.BR, .NET.BR and .ORG.BR, .EMP.BR, .ESP.BR, .FAR.BR, .TUR.BR, .TV.BR, .IND.BR, .BLOG.BR.

What document is required for this domain extension?


What is the length limitation for this domain extension?

Minimum 2 / Maximum 26 characters.

What is the terms of registration?

1 to 10 years.

According to the registry’s rules, a .BR domain will be deleted and dropped into Redemption Grace Period 5 days prior to the expiry date on the WHOIS record. Therefore, partners are advised to refer the domain expiration date from the partner central.

Can I delete a domain after registered?

A .BR domain is not allowed to be deleted once registered.

What is the terms of renewal?

1 – 10 years.

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

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

Renewal Grace
14 days
Redemption Grace Period
Pending Delete

If partners did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be released for public re-registration and the release date is fully subjected to registry. Please note that domain re-registration is on first-come, first-serve basis.

What is the procedure for transferring the domain registrar under this domain extension?

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

Please refer to Registrar Transfer for more detail information.

What is the procedure for transferring the domain reseller under this domain extension?

Partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .BR 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 provide IDN.BR domain name.
Reseller can refer to reseller panel register domain to find out what language is providing.