The History of the dot BIZ Domain Name
The .biz tld (top level domain) domain name was originally approved by ICANN (Internet Corporation of Names and Numbers) in 2001. As of March 2012 the .biz domain name was the 10th most popular domain name in the world with over 2.2 million (2,200,000) .biz domains being registered world wide.
Who Can Register a dot BIZ Domain Name?
While anyone can register a .biz domain name, the .biz domain name is intended to be used by businesses.
How Long can you Register a dot BIZ Domain Name?
You can only register a .biz domain name for up to a total of 10 years.
How Long Can you Renew a dot BIZ Domain Name?
A .biz domain name can be renewed from 1 to 10 years, however the resulting renewal can not exceed a total of 10 years. Should your .biz domain expire you have a 40 day grace period to renew, however your .biz domain name will stop working while in the renewal grace period. Following the renewal grace period is the Redemption Grace Period which is 30 days. Redemption Grace Period is a last chance to get your .biz domain name back.
Can I Transfer my dot BIZ Domain Name to KARTHOST?
Yes you can transfer your .biz domain name to KARTHOST. All successful transfers will include a 1 year renewal. Transfer procedure is similar to transferring a .com. There is the same 60 day transfer lock after all new .biz renewals.
How Do I Transfer my dot BIZ Domain to KARTHOST?
To Transfer your .biz domain name to KARTHOST, you need to purchase a domain name transfer. To make sure you biz domain is ready to transfer please read this KARTHOST Knowledgebase article Is your domain prepared to be transferred?
Can I add ID Protection to my dot BIZ Domain Name?
Yes ID Protection is available for .biz domain names.
Does the dot BIZ Domain Name have Domain Theft Protection
Yes the .biz does have Theft (Domain Lock) Protection. This is managed in your KARTHOST Customer Center area.
Can I move my dot BIZ Domain Name from one KARTHOST Account to another?
Yes you can contact our support department to request your .biz domain name be moved to a KARTHOST customer. Both parties must approve the move.