More than 100,000 .br domain names become available this weekend - Brazilian registry - logoThis Saturday (18 October) Nic Brazil will make available more than 100,000 domain names for registration by any eligible registrants.

A complete list of domain names available is available from

According to the rules of NIC Brazil, if the same domain is requested by two companies, preference will be given to the company that has identification and a trademark registered in Brazil.

If there is no company fulfilling this requirement the domain will be held waiting for the next release.

Information on the release of the domain names in Portuguese is available from the Brazilian registry’s website at

America Registry logoFor those wanting to register a domain name and need a Brazilian presence, as per the .br policies, check with a registrar such as America Registry or NameAction.

Thanks to NameAction for alerting us to this announcement.NameAction logo