To apply for an ICP filing, you must follow the ICP filing regulations for the local administration. This topic describes the ICP filing regulations for Henan.

Enterprise users

Important rules
  • Enterprises must use the latest license, that is, the Three-in-One license, for ICP filing.
  • The entity leader must be filled out with the name of the legal representative. Entity leaders younger than 18 years old cannot apply for an ICP filing.
  • From 00:00 on January 1, 2018, the relevant authorities start performing domain name verification for all submitted website ICP filing applications.
  • The name of the domain name holder must be consistent with that of the enterprise (including the shareholders), the legal representative, the major principal of the enterprise, or the senior manager.
  • For more information about website naming, see Enterprise website naming requirements (available in Chinese only).
  • If a domain name has obtained an ICP number, the domain name must be accessible. The ICP number must be shown at the bottom of the website page and be consistent with the actual ICP number.
  • 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.
  • 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.
ICP filing information modification rules

Enterprise ICP filings cannot be changed to individual ICP filings. If the enterprise name changes, a modification certificate issued by the issuing authority must be provided. If the certificate number changes, no modification materials are required.

Rules for adding Alibaba Cloud to the ICP filing information as a service provider
  • The enterprise name must be consistent with that in the original ICP filing information. If not, 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 domicile indicated in the identity documents, the mailing address, and the entity leader information must comply with the regulations of the competent authority. After Alibaba Cloud is added to the ICP filing information as a service provider, such information can be modified.

Individual users

Important rules
  • Individuals whose ID cards are not from Henan cannot apply for an ICP filing. Individuals younger than 18 years old must provide valid identity documents of their legal guardians.
  • From 00:00 on January 1, 2018, the relevant authorities start performing domain name verification for all submitted website ICP filing applications.
  • The name of the domain name holder must be consistent with that of the ICP filing entity.
  • For more information about personal website naming, see Personal website naming requirements (available in Chinese only).
  • If a domain name has obtained an ICP number, the domain name must be accessible. The ICP number must be shown at the bottom of the website page and be consistent with the actual ICP number.
  • The domain name must be valid for more than three months.
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.

ICP filing information modification

An individual ICP filing cannot be modified into another individual ICP filing. If an individual who has obtained an ICP license is the legal representative of an enterprise, the individual ICP filing can be modified into an ICP filing for the enterprise.

Rules for adding Alibaba Cloud to the ICP filing information as a service provider
  • The enterprise name must be consistent with that in the original ICP filing information. If not, 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 domicile indicated in the identity documents and the mailing address must comply with the regulations of the competent authority. After Alibaba Cloud is added to the ICP filing information as a service provider, such information can be modified.