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Get your .sbs domain in the Sunrise phase this May!

From May 6, 2021 at 7:00 AM Pacific (14:00 UTC) through June 7, 2021 at 6:59 AM Pacific (13:59 UTC), .sbs (for “Side By Side”) will be open for registration in the Sunrise phase.

See the full pricing structure for .sbs on our dedicated information page.

Launch calendar for .sbs

  • Sunrise phase: May 6, 2021 at 7:00 AM Pacific (14:00 UTC) through June 7 at 6:59 AM Pacific (13:59 UTC): $758.28* for the first year. Please note that this phase is reserved for those who hold trademarks registered with ICANN’s Trademark Clearinghouse.
  • Early Access Period (EAP): June 8, 2021 at 7:00 AM Pacific (14:00 UTC) through June 15 at 6:59 AM Pacific (13:59 UTC). In this phase, the registration price will decrease each day, starting at $588.18* for the first year on the first day (EAP1) down to $59.27* by the seventh day (EAP7).
  • GoLive/beginning of General Availability (GA): from June 15, 2021 at 7:00 AM Pacific (14:00 UTC): .sbs will open for anyone to register at the standard price of $11.75*.

What is .sbs and why register a .sbs domain name?

An abbreviation for “side by side”, .sbs is dedicated to forward-thinking and social welfare organizations, entreprises, or community groups.

Most importantly, .sbs posseses all the elements of a great domain, it’s:

  • short and smart
  • memorable
  • relevant
  • generic and reinforcing

Learn more about how to choose a winning domain name for your site.

Who should use .sbs?

These domains names are ideal for businesses, brands, and organizations that offer multiple products and services side by side, virtual coworking spaces, productivity platforms, and networking sites where teams can collaborate and work remotely side by side, online events that virtually connect people worldwide to share ideas and interact side by side, social enterprises, non-profit organizations, community groups, and activists who wish to make a strong impact online, along side their efforts in the physical world, bloggers, entrepreneurs, and working professionals managing multiple projects, businesses, and tasks side by side all can use .sbs to make their website stand out.

And to make the contribution to society, ShortDot registry will be donating a portion of proceeds from every .sbs domain registration to a non-profit organization.

Please note that there’s no registration restriction on this domain. Anyone can get a .sbs domain on a first-come-first-serve basis at the standard price of $11.75* in the GoLive phase.

Seize your opportunity to register a .sbs domain name at just the right time!

*Prices in USD.