Domain .bh - national domain: Bahrain

  • Registration fee
    $137,49 / year
  • Renewal fee
    $137,49 / year
  • Transfer fee
  • Minimum registration and renewal period
    1 year
  • Restrictions


.bh domain is the official Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Bahrain. It is currently administered by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Bahrain (TRA). The history of the .bh domain traces back to 1994 when it was first delegated to the University of Bahrain Computer Center. Later, in 1999, the domain's delegation was transferred to the Bahrain Telecommunications Company. In 2008, the Minister of Telecommunications of Bahrain designated the TRA as the governmental agency responsible for managing the .bh top-level domain. By December 2011, the TRA initiated a request to ICANN for the redelegation of the “.BH” domain, which was successfully completed in March 2012.

Registrations for the .bh domain are available directly at the second level for international entities. However, specific second-level domains under .bh, such as:

  • and,

require a local presence in Bahrain and relevant local licenses. These second-level domains cater to different entities, including businesses, educational institutions, telecommunications providers, and individuals, ensuring a structured and organized domain space for Bahrain's digital presence.

Why should I buy a .bh domain name?

Purchasing a .bh domain name offers a myriad of benefits, especially for those looking to establish a strong connection with Bahrain. At its core, a .bh domain signifies a direct association with the country, serving as a beacon of trust and authenticity for Bahraini users and those familiar with the region. This local association not only enhances a brand's credibility within Bahrain but also provides potential advantages in local search engine optimization (SEO), as search engines might prioritize .bh domains for searches conducted within the country.

Bahraian domain information

The specificity of the .bh domain increases the likelihood of securing a desired domain name, compared to the often saturated landscape of generic domains. For businesses and brands with ties to Bahrain, this domain acts as a protective shield, ensuring brand consistency and preventing potential misuse. Additionally, the domain's categorizations, such as or, offer clarity about an entity's nature, be it commercial, educational, or otherwise. In essence, a .bh domain is more than just a web address; it's a strategic asset that can provide a competitive edge, resonating deeply with the Bahraini audience and underscoring a genuine commitment to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Everything that you should know about .bh domain price

A .bh domain price is an important factor to consider when deciding which domain name to purchase. It is essential to know the price of a .bh domain before making a purchase. The price of a .bh domain will depend on the domain registrar you choose and the type of domain you require. Generally, .bh domains are more expensive than .com domains. It is important to understand that the cost of a .bh domain will also depend on the length of registration.

Before registering a .bh domain, it is important to check the availability of the domain name. We offer a free domain search tool that allows you to check the availability of a domain name before making a purchase. It is also important to read the terms and conditions of the registrar before registering a domain name to make sure that you are aware of any potential fees or restrictions. The .bh domain price can vary depending on the domain registrar you choose and the services that are included in the package. It is important to research different registrars and compare their prices to ensure that you get the best deal. 

How to buy a domain in Bahrain?

When registering a .bh domain, it is important to select a domain name that is easy to remember and is related to the content of your website. It is also important to consider the length of the domain name and whether or not it is easy to spell. A shorter domain name is generally easier to remember, and it is also important to make sure that the domain name is unique and not already taken by another website.

Once you have chosen a domain name and registered it, you will be able to use the domain name immediately. It is important to make sure that you follow all the steps necessary to ensure that your domain name is secure and can be used for years to come.

Domain information

.bh - country code top-level domain name (ccTLD): Bahrain
Available domain TLDs: .bh
Registry: BATELCO
Public WHOIS server: none

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