Caribbean Domains: Bahamas (.bs)
Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Bahamian domain type, ie. “bs”. Therefore to search “www.bb-online.bs” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.
The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED.
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Once the domain is registered
All Bahamian domain names registered with us are stored on our international server. Domains registered with us are automatically provided with their own under-construction page - this notifies potential registrants that the name has been acquired and is now registered. The under-construction page is offered free of charge and may be used indefinitely.
It is possible for Web and/or Mail forwarding to be provided for Bahamian domains.
Domain transfer/release fees are charged are by a majority of registrars, but BB Online make no charge to transfer a domain to another Bahamian domain name registrar.
Not very heavily used
.bs is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Bahamas, officially known as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, located in the Atlantic Ocean. It is registered under and operated by BSNIC and sponsored by the College of the Bahamas. Applicants who wish to register under the .bs domain name do not have to have a legal presence in the Bahamas, despite its intended use. However, the .bs domain name is not widely used.
Although registrations can take place directly at the second-level, applicants may register for the .bs domain at a third-level under various second-level domain labels which are as follows:
- .com.bs - for commercial entities
- .net.bs - for commercial entities
- .org.bs - for non-governmental organisations and charities
- .edu.bs - for education institutions and universities in the Bahamas
- .gov.bs - for government agencies and entities in the Bahamas
Applicants for the registration of a .bs domain name must follow a set of requirements:
- Characters allowed are the Roman alphabet (a-z), digits (1-9) and the hyphen (-).
- The hyphen cannot be used at the beginning or the end of a domain. Two hyphens cannot be used consecutively.
- Domain names are prohibited from having three or less characters.
Some domain names may be classified by the registry as a premium domain name and will command a higher price. If you request a premium domain name we will contact you before completing your order.
In addition, the registry may at any time reserve domain names from registration or the sale may be restricted to comply with ICANN requirements.
International domain names from BB Online since 1997