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 Shanxi Province.

Enterprise users

Important rules
  • The entity leader must be the legal representative. Otherwise, a general power of attorney from the legal representative is required.
  • Enterprises can use their business license and organization code certificate for 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 domain name must be valid for more than three months.
  • The name of the registrant must be consistent with the name of the ICP filing entity.
  • For more information on website naming, see Enterprise website naming requirements in ICP filing documentation on Alibaba Cloud China website.
Required materials
  • An electronic copy of the original valid certificate of the enterprise, such as an electronic copy of the business license.
  • An electronic copy of the original valid identity document of the entity leader, such as an electronic copy of the ID card.
  • An electronic copy of the original valid identity document of the website administrator, such as an electronic copy of the ID card.
  • 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 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 information about adding Alibaba Cloud to the ICP filing information as a service provider must comply with the regulations of the competent authority. Such information can be modified after Alibaba Cloud is added to the ICP filing information.
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
  • Individuals whose ID cards are not from Shanxi Province 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 domain name must be valid for more than three months.
  • The name of the registrant must be consistent with the name 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.
Required materials

An electronic copy of the original valid identity document of the individual, such as an electronic copy of the ID card. 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 information about adding Alibaba Cloud to the ICP filing information as a service provider must comply with the regulations of the competent authority. Such information can be modified after Alibaba Cloud is added to the ICP filing information.
Note After the initial review, the website administrator in the original ICP filing information must complete SMS verification before review by the competent authority.