China Government Notice August 2010: ICP Application Process

Please note that this is a notice about the application PROCEDURE.  Not about the eligibility or style of ICP.  Please see these posts for that information:

New ICP Regulation

History of ICP

Double ICP Needed

ICP Application Procedure and Specifications

With new regulations enforced by MIIT, Internet Service Providers are obliged to conform to the current ICP application procedure.  Specifications are as follows:

1.    The procedure

For new record registration, please log on and choose “ICP record management system”. Wait for the on-site verification email after the required record information is submitted.  The website administrator will then be asked to be at the hosting providers office with related documents and also for a photo shoot.

2.    For Beijing clients only

For businesses, materials include:

  • Business Licence (photocopy) with business seal
  • Contact people personal ID (photocopy)
  • Domain certificate with business seal
  • Original verification forms filled out on site
  • Information security agreement with business seal
  • Website Administrator’s ID and photo shoot on site

For individuals, materials include:

  • Personal ID (photocopy)
  • Domain certificate
  • Original verification form filled out on site
  • Information security agreement
  • Website Administrator’s ID and photo shoot onsite

3.    Notes

  • Website Administrator must bring original personal ID and have the photo shoot on site
  • Institutions, governmental agencies and social organisations with no business license are to submit with Organisation Code Certificate
  • Websites with contents to be verified must provide with the department’s approval
  • The document required above can be submitted or emailed to

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3 Responses to “China Government Notice August 2010: ICP Application Process”

  1. Fred Muller Says:

    Does item 2 falls under item (new record registration) or does it also apply for existing ICP numbers?


  2. richard Says:

    Item two in the blog article or related links? Which line/text string exactly?

  3. China ICP FAQ at Utility Computing dot China Says:

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