You must log on to the Internet Security Administration Service Platform of the National Public Security Bureau of China (available in Chinese only) and submit an Public Security Bureau (PSB) ICP registration application within 30 days since you open the website, which already has an MIIT ICP number, for public visit.
For information about the ICP registration with the public security bureau (PSB), download the Internet Website Security Service Platform Operation Guide (available in Chinese only).
For an sample of the 33 items that have to be entered on the PSB ICP registration form, see the sample form (available in Chinese only).
Internet content providers (ICPs) are divided into commercial and non-commercial ICPs.
- Commercial ICPs: These ICPs provide paid services to users over the Internet, such as applies to online stores, online transaction platforms, and other paid service websites. China implements a licensing system for commercial ICPs.
- Non-commercial ICPs: These ICPs provide the public with open or shared information services over the Internet for free. China implements ICP Filing system for non-commercial ICPs.
Select level 2 for forums, microblogs, and blog websites. Select level 3 for all other websites.
You are provided with the following options. Select the type that best matches your business provided over the website:
01: Payment services
02: Integrated services
04: Personal homepages (including social media, microblogs, and blogs)
05: Search engines
06: Video services
07: Communication services (including instant messaging and email boxes)
09: Transaction platforms
If you have purchased an Alibaba Cloud ECS instance, use the following information for PSB ICP registration:
Network service provider name: Alibaba Cloud Computing Ltd.
Network service provider region: Binjiang District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Access method: Rental of virtual space
Service provider telephone: 95187
Service provider organization code/access provider code: 673959654
Use the following information if you have used a domain name registered in Alibaba Cloud to apply for PSB ICP registration:
Domain name registration service provider name: Alibaba Cloud Computing Ltd. (formerly HiChina)
Domain name registration service provider region: Binjiang District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Domain name registration service provider telephone: 95187
If website creation, content update, and technical support services are provided by a third-party company, you must enter the name and phone number of that company.If website creation, content update, and technical support services are completed by your company or yourself (individual), enter the name and phone number of your company or yourself.
The address and quantity of physical website servers are the region that you select when you purchase the ECS instances. You can view this in the ECS instance information. For example, if the region is China North 2, the address is Beijing.For the server quantity, enter the actual number of instances you have purchased from Alibaba Cloud.
Enter the cybersecurity code for the area where your instances are located: