Domain Names

There is no specific legislation on country code top-level domain names.

Filing

Country code top-level domain name: .bh 

Sub-domains: .com.bh; .edu.bh; .gov.bh; .org.bh; .net.bh 

Applicant: individuals and legal entities.

Restriction as to nationality: none.

Local presence: required.

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

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: yes.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one year.

Renewal/maintenance: one year, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court.

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.

Registration Authority

Authority name: Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco).

Internet address: www.batelco.com