You must complete the real-name authentication process after you have registered a .cn domain. This topic describes the real-name authentication procedure for China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) templates and .cn domain names.

. cn domain description

. cn is the country code top-level domain for the People's Republic of China, including names that are directly registered at the second or third level.

. cn indicates the People's Republic of China. The registry is maintained by China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) that manages the .cn domain name system and data center.

Real-name authentication for CNNIC templates

If you have created a CNNIC template but real-name authentication is not implemented for the template, perform the following steps to complete real-name authentication for the CNNIC template. You can use this template directly to register another .cn domain name.

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Domain console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Registrant Profiles and then click CNNIC template. The CNNIC template tab page is displayed.
  3. Select the CNNIC template and click No audit in the Verified Status column.
    Note Make sure that the email address of the registrant has been verified before you submit the authentication information.
  4. On the Template real name verification page, select a certificate type, enter the certificate number, and upload a copy of the certificate.
  5. Make sure that the information is correct and then click Save.
    Note The submitted authentication information will be verified by a third party. The verification process will be complete within 3 to 5 business days.

Real-name authentication

If you have registered a .cn domain but real-time authentication is not implemented for the domain name, perform the following steps to submit the required information for real-name authentication:

Note The Alibaba Cloud International site supports only real-name authentication. ICP filing is not supported.
  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Domain console.
  2. On the Domain Name List page, select the domain name that requires real-name authentication, and click Manage to go to the Basic Information page.
    Note Make sure that the email address of the registrant has been verified before you submit the authentication information.
  3. Click Real name verification in the left-side navigation pane, select a certificate type, enter the certificate number, and upload a copy of the certificate.
  4. Make sure that the information is correct and then click Save.
    Note The submitted authentication information will be verified by a third party. The verification process will be complete within 3 to 5 business days.