The .bs Domain

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Since 1991

Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
English 54.8%
German 6.3%
Russian 5.7%
Spanish 4.7%
Most popular Domains on the Web
246 million domain names registered globally
.NET 6.0%
.ORG 4.2%

Top .bs websites

Global 18,054.
Global 60,711.
Global 77,599.
Global 263,497.

About .bs

What is .bs?

The .bs domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Bahamas.
Bahamas with its estimated population of 351,461, ranks as the 19th most populous country in North America. These domains with the .bs extension are very popular in Bahamas and around its geographical area. You can register your own .bs domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .bs domain registration in Bahamas started in 1991.

Who can register .bs domain?

Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a web name with a .bs extension.

Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .bs extension?

A .bs domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Bahamas. In Bahamas the official language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world. A website with a .bs extension helps you reach your audience easier and also give a professional look to your company. When you targeting this local market with a local domain name, you demonstrate proof of your commitment to the local customers. In this way you can maximize your website’s revenues. Along with this, it is much easier to register a short or a common word in a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) than with other more popular domain names like .com or .net. Additionally, country code top-level domain gives you the opportunity to find domain hacks much easier.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?

When choosing the name for your domain, always remember that:
The only valid characters for a .bs web name are english language letters, numbers and a hyphen (-).
A name may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain can neither begin nor end with hyphens. A .bs domain can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
The .bs web name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
You cannot register your domain name if you don't follow the above criterias.

Domain name registration term allowance:

Allowable registration period for .bs web name is 2 year till maximum 10 years.