Domain Names

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


Country code top-level domain name: .bm 


Applicant: corporations, charities and individuals.  

Restriction as to nationality: none. 

Local presence: required. However, a foreign trademark owner may obtain registration through a Bermuda fiduciary.  

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: resolution through court or through mediation center.

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

Registration Authority

Authority name: BermudaNIC, which is administered by the Intellectual Property Department of the Registry General. 

Internet address: