.BR domains pertain to Brazil, this extension was created in year 1989. It's the most popular extension in Brazil and the one that has more websites in portuguese, even more than under .pt domains. The registration rate increased in the last years dramatically, due to the significant growth of the Internet penetration among the Brazilian population.
.BR domains are managed by Registro.br since year 2005.
Rates and features
|Registration||19,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Renewal||19,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Domain length:||3 - 26 characters|
|Residency requirements / Membership:||It's required for the domain holder and billing contact of .BR domains to reside or have presence in Brazil.|
|Transfer system:||When the transfer ends, the expiration date doesn't change.|
Extension rules .br
.br domain life cycle
|Domain available||Domain active||Pending delete||Domain available|
.br domains permit characters from 'a' to 'z', numbers from '0' to '9' and hyphens '-'.
A hyphen '-' is not permitted in the first or last position of the domain name.
Two consecutive hyphens are not permitted in the 3rd and 4th position.
It's required for the domain holder and billing contact of .BR domains to reside or have presence in Brazil.
.COM.BR domains require the DNS to be active on different subnets and to be authoritative for the domain at the time of registration. You can check if they pass these minimum requirements using our Zone Check tool.
.BR domain registrations can take multiple days to be completed.
To complete .COM.BR domain transfer, you'll need your current registrar to provide you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key to verify the ownership of the domain.
Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars provide manual transfers allowing transfers to be completed on the same day, contact your current registrar to find out if they offer this service.
When the transfer ends, the expiration date doesn't change.
The renewal of .COM.BR domains is different than with other extensions.
It's necessary to request the domain renewal at least 1 days before the domain expiration.
In case the renewal request is done after this date, the correct renewal is not guaranteed.
It's possible to request a cancellation of your .COM.BR domain, visit the support center to open a support ticket. Please note, cancelling a name does not provide a refund of any registration fees.
DNS modification isn't immediate, please note they must propagate through the network, this process can take up to 6-12 hours to complete, once the Registry processes the requested change, this can take up to 6-7 days, until then the domain will still point to the previous DNS servers.
Domain owner change
The owner change has to be made directly through Registro.br, a notarized letter of intent needs to also be included.
More information: http://registro.br/cgi-bin/nicbr/transferencia_de_contato
In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.
- .COM.BR don't have extra documentation.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock