To build a website, you must specify the instance and access information, website information, and entity information. To apply for an ICP filing, you must submit the preceding information to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) so that it can verify the authenticity and security of the services provided by your website. This topic describes the restrictions that may apply when you apply for an ICP filing in the Alibaba Cloud ICP Filing system.
|Instance and access information||Instance location||To obtain an ICP filing for your domain name through the Alibaba Cloud ICP Filing system, you must first purchase an Alibaba Cloud instance that is deployed in Mainland China.|
|Cross-province ICP filing application||
To view the regulations of a province or city, click the link of the province or city in ICP filing regulations of MIIT in different regions.
To obtain an ICP filing for your domain name through the Alibaba Cloud ICP Filing System, you must first purchase an Alibaba Cloud instance that is deployed in Mainland China. For more information, see Supported instance types and maximum number of supported websites.
|Service identification number||The quantity of service identification numbers that can be applied for per supported
instance varies based on its type. For more information, see Supported instance types and maximum number of supported websites.
|Website information||Website name||Name your website according to the naming rules.|
|Pre-approval||If the content of your website involves information about industries that require
pre-approvals, you must obtain a pre-approval from the specified authority before
applying for an ICP filing. For more information, see Pre-approval.
Note If the authority you consulted replies that you do not need to handle the pre-approval documents, you need to provide additional information or submit statements as proof materials in the preliminary review phase based on the reviewer's comments. For more information, see Provide remarks or submit statements.
|CDN||If your website hosted on an instance in Mainland China uses Alibaba Cloud CDN to accelerate content delivery in Mainland China or all over the world, you must apply for an ICP filing to use Alibaba Cloud CDN. For more information, see Use Alibaba Cloud CDN.|
|Websites accessible through IP addresses only||You can only apply for an ICP filing for a domain name instead of an IP address in
the Alibaba Cloud ICP Filing system.
If your website is accessible only through an IP address, you must log on to the ICP filing system of the local communications administration office to apply for ICP filing. For more information about the procedure, choose ICP Filing Management System of the MIIT (available in Chinese only).in the
|Entity information||Entity||Each Alibaba Cloud account supports only one entity, which can be an organization or an individual. However, an entity can apply for ICP filings for multiple websites, except in Hubei and Hunan Provinces.|