To apply for an Internet Content Provider (ICP) filing, you must follow the ICP filing regulations for the local administration. This topic describes the ICP filing regulations for Xizang.

Enterprise users

Important rules
  • Enterprises can use their business license and organization code certificate for ICP filing application.
  • The entity leader must be the legal representative.
  • From 00:00 on January 1, 2018, the relevant authorities started performing domain name verification for all submitted website ICP filing applications.
  • The name of the registrant must be consistent with the name of the ICP filing entity.
  • The domain name must be valid for more than three months.
  • For more information on website naming, see Enterprise website naming requirements in ICP filing documentation on Alibaba Cloud China website.
  • If a domain name has obtained an ICP filing, this domain name must be accessible. The ICP filing must be shown at the bottom of the website page and be consistent with the actual ICP filing.
  • After the ICP filing application is submitted to the relevant authority, the related responsible person must complete the verification according to the SMS message from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
Required materials
  • If the ID type is an ID card, make sure that it is valid for more than three months.
  • An electronic copy of the original valid certificate of the enterprise, such as an electronic copy of the business license, must be provided.
  • An electronic copy of the original valid identity document of the entity leader, such as an electronic copy of the ID card, must be provided.
  • An electronic copy of the original valid identity document of the website administrator, such as an electronic copy of the ID card, must be provided.
  • The letter of confirmation from the Party and government organs must be provided for an ICP filing application that is submitted for the first time.
    Note After the approval by Alibaba Cloud, the letter of confirmation from the Party and government organs must be mailed to the competent authority. For more information on procedures to be handled and materials required to obtain the letter of confirmation from the Party and government organs, consult the local network information office.
Rules for modifying ICP filing information

An enterprise ICP filing can be modified into another enterprise ICP filing or an individual ICP filing, without providing a certificate of change.

Rules for adding Alibaba Cloud to the ICP filing information as a service provider
  • The enterprise name must be consistent with the original ICP filing information submitted to the MIIT. Otherwise, you need to modify the ICP filing information at the original service provider or provide a certificate of change issued by the industry and commerce department. If you cannot provide a certificate of change, you must cancel the ICP filing and apply for an ICP filing again.
  • The domicile indicated in the identity documents, mailing address, certificate number, and entity leader information must comply with the regulations of the competent authority. Such information can be modified after Alibaba Cloud is added to the ICP filing information as a service provider.
Note After the initial review, the website administrator in the original ICP filing information must complete SMS verification before review by the competent authority.

Individual users

Important rules
  • Chinese citizens must use their ID cards for ICP filing application. Individuals whose ID cards are not from Xizang cannot apply for an ICP filing.
  • From 00:00 on January 1, 2018, the relevant authorities started performing domain name verification for all submitted website ICP filing applications.
  • The name of the registrant must be consistent with that of the ICP filing entity.
  • For more information on individual website naming, see Individual website naming requirements in ICP filing documentation on Alibaba Cloud China website.
  • The domain name must be valid for more than three months.
  • If a domain name has obtained an ICP filing, this domain name must be accessible. The ICP filing must be shown at the bottom of the website page and be consistent with the actual ICP filing.
  • After the ICP filing application is submitted to the relevant authority, the related responsible person must complete the verification according to the SMS message from the MIIT.
Required materials

An electronic copy of the original valid identity document of the individual, such as an electronic copy of the ID card, must be provided. If the ID type is an ID card, make sure that it is valid for more than three months.

Rules for modifying ICP filing information

An individual ICP filing can be modified into another individual ICP filing or an enterprise ICP filing.

Rules for adding Alibaba Cloud to the ICP filing information as a service provider
  • The enterprise name and the certificate number must be consistent with the original ICP filing information submitted to the MIIT. Otherwise, you need to modify the ICP filing information or cancel the ICP filing at the original service provider and then apply for an ICP filing again.
  • The mailing address must comply with the regulations of the competent authority. Such information can be modified after Alibaba Cloud is added to the ICP filing information as a service provider.
Note After the initial review, the website administrator in the original ICP filing information must complete SMS verification before review by the competent authority.