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 Hebei.

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. Only Chinese citizens can 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 enterprise or the legal representative.
  • For more information on website naming, see Enterprise website naming requirements in ICP filing documentation on Alibaba Cloud China website.
  • The domain name must be valid for more than three months.
Required materials
  • 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.
  • 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 identity document of the website administrator, such as an electronic copy of the ID card, must be provided.
Rules for modifying ICP filing information
  • An enterprise ICP filing cannot be directly modified into an individual ICP filing.
  • If your enterprise name changes and you need to modify the ICP filing information, you must follow the following rules:
    • If the enterprises are not associated with each other before and after the change of the enterprise name, you must cancel the original ICP filing and apply for an ICP filing again.
    • If the enterprises are associated with each other before and after the change of the enterprise name, you must provide a certificate of change issued by the industry and commerce department.

      Three types of certificates of change are available. If your ICP filing applies to an enterprise, you need to apply for a certificate of change issued by the industry and commerce department. If your ICP filing applies to a government institution, you need to provide a proof document issued by the superior department.

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 Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (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 certificate number, entity leader information, domicile indicated in the identity document, and 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.

Individual users

Important rules
  • Only Chinese citizens can 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.
  • The domain name must be valid for more than three months.
  • 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, 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 cannot 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.