. bz is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) for Belize. It exists since September 3, 1991 and is managed by the University of Belize.


There will be registrations held at both second and third level on. Anyone can register a. Bz address, and the domain is specifically marketed as an abbreviation for business. This has even led to the fact that ICANN was sued when she tried the new generic top -level domain. Introduce biz for so-called business deals that action was also rejected. Also some South Tyrolean companies and institutions use the domain. Bz due to the appropriate abbreviation ( Province of Bolzano ).

Bz biz is often. Due to the linguistic similarity as an alternative to. Use. This causes. Bz domains compared to similar top- level domains fetch higher prices if sold via Sedo and other platforms.


A. Bz domain may be between three and 63 characters. Hyphens are possible, but not in third and fourth place. Status 2012 are not yet supported internationalized domain names. Registration is any natural or legal person possible special restrictions on the award does not exist. In particular, a residence or an establishment in Belize are not required.