Domain Names

– Decree Number 5 of 2021 regarding the issuance of the Rules of Domain Names of the Kingdom of Bahrain.


Country code top-level domain name: .bh (also available in Arabic).


Applicant: individuals and legal entities.

Restriction as to nationality: none.

Local presence: not required.

Domestic trademark right: not required for obtaining domain name registration.

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one to five years.

Renewal/maintenance: one to five years, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court.

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: available (variation of UDRP) before WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Registration Authority

Authority name: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).

Internet address: