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Swiss .ch Domain Registration - .ch is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Switzerland. The ".ch" domain does not come from the name for Switzerland in any of its national languages; "die Schweiz", "Suisse", "Svizzera" or "Svizra". Registrations of internationalized domain names have been accepted since March 2004 (see details)..


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Important: When entering your search string don't write "www" or the Swiss domain type, ie. "ch". Therefore to search "www.bb-online.ch" 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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Please Note: Some domain names may be classified by the registry as a premium domain name and will command a higher price.

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ch Domain Name Registration .ch
1 year$134.00kr652€87.60£69.50$152.00kr947$93.90R1393.00 $146.50kr712€95.80£76.00$166.20kr1035$102.70R1524.00  

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Our prices include, email forwarding, web forwarding, pop boxes1, web hosting2, whois privacy, delete protection and other services all subject to our terms and conditions.

These services may be subject to limitations and additional conditions set by the specific cctld registry.

In addition all domains registered with BB Online are totally inclusive of maintenance and all third party fees incurred during the course of registration. We guarantee that no additional costs - hidden or otherwise - will be added.

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.ch Domain General Information

.ch domain registration
.ch is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Switzerland. It is administered by SWITCH Information Technology Services.

The ".ch" domain does not come from the name for Switzerland in any of its national languages; "die Schweiz", "Suisse", "Svizzera" or "Svizra". Rather, it comes from Confoederatio Helvetica (Helvetic (Swiss) Confederation), the Latin name for the country (all Swiss coins are also stamped with this name).

Registrations of internationalized domain names have been accepted since March 2004 (see details).

Background Information :


2008 estimate 7,676,500 (94th) - 2000 census 7,288,010 - Density 181.4/km2 (61st) 479.8/sq mi


(PPP) 2007 estimate - Total $301.181 billion (38th) - Per capita $41,264 (IMF) (6th)

National Anthem

"Swiss Psalm"


Total 41,285 km2 (136th) 15,940 sq mi - Water (%) 4.2

International Dialling Code



Swiss franc (CHF)


Direct democracy Federal parliamentary republic - Federal Council M. Leuenberger P. Couchepin (Pres. 08) U.Maurer M. Calmy-Rey H.-R. Merz (VP 08) D. Leuthard E. Widmer-Schlumpf


German, French, Italian, Romansh


: Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno (Latin) "One for all, all for one"

Time Zone

CET (UTC+1) - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2) Switzerland (Pronounced: ; German: Schweiz, Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansh: Svizra), officially the Swiss Confederation (Confoederatio Helvetica in Latin, hence its ISO country codes CH and CHE), is a landocked alpine country of roughly 7.6 million people in Western Europe with an area of 41,285 kmÙ. Switzerland is a federal republic consisting of 26 states called cantons. Berne is the seat of the federal authorities, while the country's economic centres are its three global cities, Geneva, Basel and especially Zȭrich. Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world by per capita gross domestic product. Zȭrich and Geneva have respectively been ranked as having the first and second highest quality of life in the world.

It is bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland has a long history of neutrality it has not been at war since 1815 and hosts many international organizations, ncluding the Red Cross, the World Trade Organization and one of the U.N.'s two European offices. However, it is not a member of the European Union. Switzerland is multilingual and has four national languages: German, French, Italian and Romansh. The country's formal name is Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft in German, ConfȨdȨration suisse in French, Confederazione Svizzera in Italian and Confederaziun svizra in Romansh. The establishment of Switzerland is traditionally dated to 1 August 1291; the first of August is the national holiday.

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Switzerland Restrictions:

Restrictions: Switzerland domains, None

All our Swiss domain prices include the maintenance & all other 3rd party fees during the registration period. There are no other costs involved when registering Swiss domain names, no transfer fees and no hidden costs.

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Switzerland Registry

SWITCH Information Technology Services runs the .ch Swiss domain registry. They are the sole source of Swiss domains.

The Swiss domain name registry is operated by SWITCH Information Technology Services. All Swiss domain names are registered via them.

Swiss domains are sponsored by SWITCH Information Technology Services.

Swiss domains are intended for Entities connected with Switzerland.

Registrations permitted at second level.

Swiss Domains are subject to both our terms and conditions and the terms and conditions of the Swiss registry, SWITCH Information Technology Services Swiss domains.

Dispute Policy

In the event of you entering into a dispute concerning your Swiss domain name then you can find the relevant d ispute policy detailing what you do should here: https://www.nic.ch/reg/cm/wcm-page/disputes/overview.jsp?lid=en

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