ICP Registration

BaishanCloud's ICP Licensing team knows the ins and outs of the most up-do-date MIIT rules and regulations, and offers case-by-case consulting on how you can obtain your ICP License.

What is an ICP License? Why do I need one?

Anybody looking to host/maintain online content within China is required to have an Internet Content Provider (ICP) License, issued by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Obtaining an ICP License may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. BaishanCloud can help guide you through the process.

ICP in 123

With the help of BaishanCloud, obtaining your ICP doesn't have to feel impossible.

01

Schedule a Consultation

A BaishanCloud ICP expert will answer any ICP questions you may have and help clarify common misconceptions.

If necessary, your specialist can help walk you through the prerequisites for an ICP application.

02

Submit to MIIT

BaishanCloud will point you to the proper agency or entity within China for you to submit your materials.

You will receive updates throughout the process on the status of your application and if more verification is necessary.

03

You're Online in China!

Once your ICP application is approved, you will receive an ICP Number to be displayed on your website. This number is stored in the MIIT central database and confirms your website's validity.  

Which ICP is right for me?

Depending on your needs and nature of business in China, you fall into one of two ICP categories. Making sure you have the right ICP License will ensure you avoid outages and lost opportunities.

ICP Bei'an' Filing

Informational
  • Both Individual and Enterprise Websites
  • Eligible to be hosted and accessed in China
  • Website cannot be used to generate revenue
  • Can usually be obtained within 20 working days

ICP Commercial License

Business
  • Revenue generating websites
  • Enterprise websites conducting online business
  • Allows for online transactions
  • In addition to a regular ICP Bei'an License

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about getting started? Contact us today for a free consultation

You and a specialist will discuss what potential business problems in China BaishanCloud can help solve.