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 Chongqing.

Enterprise users

Important rules
  • Enterprises can use their business license and organization code certificate for ICP filing.
  • The entity leader must be the legal representative. Entity leaders younger than 18 years old cannot apply for an ICP filing.
  • You can apply for an ICP filing only with the domain name registered with a Chinese registrar.
  • 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 enterprise (including shareholders) or the name of the legal representative, major principal, or senior executive of the enterprise. If the name of the registrant is not consistent with the name of the enterprise, you must provide the certificate of the registrant.
  • Only one domain name can be filed for each website. If multiple domain names direct to the same website, you need to file them as domain names for multiple websites.
  • For more information on website naming, see Enterprise website naming requirements in ICP filing documentation on Alibaba Cloud China website.
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.
  • 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.
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 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 entity leader and the website administrator must be consistent with the original ICP filing information. Otherwise, you need to modify the ICP filing information at the original service provider.
  • The domicile indicated in the identity documents and 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.

Individual users

Important rules
  • You can apply for an ICP filing only with the domain name registered with a Chinese registrar.
  • Individuals whose ID cards are not from Chongqing 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 the name 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.
  • If more than five websites are to be filed under an entity, the website construction proposal and the letter of commitment for each website must be provided.
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.
  • If more than five websites are to be filed under an entity, the website construction proposal and the letter of commitment for each website must be provided.
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 domicile indicated in the identity documents and 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.