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

Enterprise users

Important rules
  • Enterprises must use their business licenses for ICP filing.
  • Entity administrators younger than 18 years old cannot apply for ICP filing.
  • The entity administrator must be the legal representative. If the legal representative is outside mainland China, he or she must authorize a resident of mainland China.
  • 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 45 days.
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 administrator, 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
  • Enterprise ICP filings cannot be modified into individual ICP filings.
  • If the enterprise name changes, you must follow these rules:
    • If the enterprises are not associated with each other before and after the change of the enterprise name, a certificate of change cannot be obtained and the ICP filing information cannot be directly modified, you must cancel the 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.

      There are two types of certificates of change. Enterprises need to apply for a certificate of change issued by the industry and commerce department. For more information, see Certificate of change in ICP filing documentation on the Alibaba Cloud China website. Institutions such as government agencies need to obtain a certificate of change issued by corresponding competent authorities.

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 must 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 certificate number, entity leader information, domicile indicated in the identity documents, 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.
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 younger than 18 years old are required to provide the ID card of their guardian 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 name of the registrant must be consistent with that of the ICP filing entity.
  • If three or more domain names with different prefixes are to be filed under a single website, you must indicate "The domain names direct to the same website" in the remarks.
  • The domain name must be valid for more than 45 days.
  • 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

The ICP filing of an individual cannot be modified into that of another individual or an enterprise. If an individual who has obtained an ICP number is the legal representative of an enterprise, the individual ICP filing can be modified into ICP filing for the enterprise.

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.