Date: September 19 - 2017

 Notice 

Domain Name Arrears

 

Domain Name Registrations are renewed annually at a fee of $120 BDS or $62US.

Domain Names which are not renewed within 60 days after the renewal date, may be removed from the ".bb" DNS Server.

 

Domain Names may be re-instated on payment of the outstanding arrears.

 

 
Renewal dates can be accessed from:  Barbados Domains-WHOIS 
 
Updated: Administrator
 

 

Public Notice 

 
Domain Name Administration

 

The Government of Barbados, through the Telecommunications Unit and with agreement of Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Ltd, took over the Administration of the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) .bb from 18 February 2008.

 
The Domain Name Registration Application Form TU052 can be downloaded from this website under Application Forms. The Terms and Conditions of the Domain Name Registration Licence can be found under Licence Terms and Conditions.
 
Barbados' Policy on Domain Name Registration can be accessed under the link - "Policies, Plans & Registers".

 

DOMAIN NAME .bb REGISTRATION
 
All persons desirous of obtaining a ".bb" Domain Name must complete the Domain Name Registration Application Form TU052 and submit the fee of $120 BDS (or $62USD) by cash or cheque written to the Chief Telecommunications Officer.

 

At this time, payments can only be made by cash or cheques.

 

No one-character domains are allowed.

 

Special permission may be granted by the Chief Telecommunications Officer for two-character ".bb"domain names.

 

 Cheques (or bank drafts) must accompany the  completed Application Form TU052 and sent to:

Chief Telecommunications Officer 

Telecommunications Unit

Country Road

St. Michael

Barbados BB11081

 
Successful Applicants will be issued with a valid Domain Registration Licence TUL152 by the Chief Telecommunications Officer under the terms and conditions of the Licence.
 
Domain Registration Licences (TUL152) are renewed annually at a fee of $120.
 
Existing ".bb" Domain Names previously registered with Cable & Wireless will now be administered by the Telecommunications Unit and will be renewed at their expiration dates on payment of the renewal fee to the Chief Telecommunications Officer.
 
Please note that applicants must have a local presence to register a ".bb" domain.
 
Queries pertaining to the administration of the ccTLD .bb should be directed to:
 
 
Telecommunications Unit,
Trinity Business Centre
Country Road
St. Michael. BB 11081
Barbados.
Tel: (246) 535 2540
Fax: (246)626 0960
 
or
 
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Updated: 30 December 2013

 

NOTICE 
 
Click on link at left for : Barbados Domains -WHOIS

 

Updated: 3 April 2009

Barbados signs Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) Agreement with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at a meeting held at the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Chief Telecommunications Officer of Barbados, Mr Reginald Bourne (left) and the Director of ITU's Telecommunications Development Bureau, Mr Brahima Sanou (right), are congratulated by the Secretary General of the CTU, Ms Bernadette Lewis after the signing of the CIRT Agrreement.

Government Notices

Government Notice - 2017

The following types of licences are renewable in January 2017 as they will expire on December 31, 2016.

Licensees have until January 30, 2017 to renew their licences.

From January 31, 2017 to March 31, 2017 these licences may be renewed but a 25% late payment fee will be payable.

 From April 01, 2017, unpaid licences may be revoked by the Minister responsible for Telecommunications:

 

1. Sellers and Dealers;
2. Citizen Band Operators;
3. Amateur Radio Operators;
4. Model Equipment Owners;
5. General Radio Communications;
6. Fishing Vessels and all other Ship Stations;
7. Coast Stations;
 

 Date: 30 November 2016

Legislation

Link - Legislation Tab  at left - Computer Misuse Act, Fair Trading Act, Electronic Transaction Act, General Orders, Financial Management and Audit Rules 2011, etc.

 

HIPCAR Tab added at left - Model Text  for Cybercrime, e-Commerce, Freedom of Information, Licensing Regulations etc.

Update: 30 November 2012