Terms Description
ICP registration China mandates a filing system for non-commercial Internet information services and a licensing system for commercial Internet information services. Anyone that has not obtained ICP registration is prohibited from operating Internet information services. Specifically, all websites that provide services to Mainland China must first obtain ICP registration.
Service identification number for ICP registration

The service identification number for ICP registration is the verification code that is associated with Alibaba Cloud services and is used to fill in the registration information in the Alibaba Cloud ICP Filing system. For example, 32a43232-a888-88e8-b9ec-00888be8888f.

The prerequisite for applying for service identification numbers for ICP registration: You have purchased Alibaba Cloud services or products from Alibaba Cloud Marketplace that meet the Requirements of Alibaba Cloud ICP registration.

Checklist of Authenticity of Website Information for ICP Registration

You need to download the checklist of authenticity provided by the local administration. Fill out the checklist as required.

Some local administrations have special requirements for content and filling of the checklist of authenticity. We recommend that you download the corresponding checklist from the Alibaba Cloud ICP Filing system.

Service provider A service provider provides the web hosting services and helps you obtain ICP registration.
Entity An individual or organization that applies for ICP registration.
Add providers in registration information You have obtained ICP registration for your website through other providers. Now you want an Alibaba Cloud service to host your website. In this case, you need to add Alibaba Cloud to your service provider list in the registration information.
Modify ICP registration Modify and change the ICP registration information (entity information or website information).
New websites for ICP registration

New websites for ICP registration are discussed in the following scenarios.

  • The entity has obtained ICP registration through other providers. Now a new website needs to be hosted on Alibaba Cloud services. The entity needs to submit a new application for ICP registration through Alibaba Cloud.
  • The entity has obtained ICP registration through Alibaba Cloud. Now a new website needs to be hosted on Alibaba Cloud services. The entity needs to submit a new application for ICP registration through Alibaba Cloud.
Claim ICP registration You have obtained ICP registration through Alibaba Cloud Domains before June 2010. However, no service provider has been added to your service provider list in the registration information and the registration information has not been imported into your Alibaba Cloud account. In this case, you need to Claim registration.
Password for ICP registration MIIT issues an exclusive password for each ICP registration number. You need to enter the password provided by MIIT as required when submitting applications for adding providers to registration information or canceling a registration.
Cancel ICP registration If an entity that has obtained ICP registration no longer provides services to Mainland China, or a website is no longer in use, then you need to cancel the ICP registration.
Remove service providers from registration information The association between the registration information and the Alibaba Cloud Filing system is deleted. After Alibaba Cloud has been removed from the registration information, it is no longer your service provider. You cannot point your domain names to Alibaba Cloud services that are deployed in Mainland China, which causes your domain names to be no longer accessible. But your ICP registration number issued by MIIT still exists.