ICP License Requirements

Chinese government requirements for ICP license filing can be complicated for foreign companies. Below is a comprehensive explanation of these requirements and how ChinaCache can help secure your company's ICP license.

ICP License Requirements

The most effective options to reach customers in China are using CDN service for acceleration or hosting your content in-country to be closest to the potential prospects. Both methods require ICP Filing. Before you decide to register for ICP Filling, you need to know that each Chinese province has its own ICP Filing regulations. An ICP Filing must be registered in the same province where the applicants’ business licenses are issued.


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East - Shandong, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Shanghai


South Central - Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Guangxi, Guangdong, Hainan


Southwest - Tibet, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan


Northwest - Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu, Ningxia, Shaanxi


Northern -Beijing, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Hebei,


Northeast - Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning




  • Prepare scanned copies of your identifications and other required documents.
    • Prepare scanned copies of the organization’s registration certificate
    • Prepare front and back of the ID card of the person in charge of ICP Filing and the website administrator, and an authentication document stamped with the company’s official seal.



  • An ECS instance with a subscription for at least three months and an Internet IP.
  • A domain name registered from a Chinese domain name provider.
  • The real-name registration information of the domain name must be the same as the information of the ICP Filing subject or the subject administrator.

ICP Bei'An Application Process



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Fill out the online ICP Bei'An Application with the required documents


We submit your application to MIIT


Receive your license in about 20 business days

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