China - .com.cn, .net.cn, .org.cn, .cn

.CN is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for China.

Any individual from any country can register .cn, .com.cn, .??, .?? and .?? with their personal name.

Only organization from selected countries is eligible to register .cn, .com.cn, , .??, .?? and .?? under its company name. Please view the Country List here.

Upon .cn application submission, please send the supporting documents within 3 days from the application submission date.

Supporting documents:

For Individual Application:

  • Registrant contact identity card copy, driving license copy or passport copy (both sides, jpeg format).
  • Domain name(s) that used for website where server is located in mainland China now or in the future, the ICP number must be applied from MIIT in accordance to the Chinese Government's regulations. ICP number shall be provided to the domain name registrar when available.

For China's Applicant:

  • Registrant Company Business License/??????(jpeg format), the license should be within the period of validity
  • Registrant Company Certificate of Organization Code/???????(jpeg format)
  • Registrant contact identity card copy (both sides, jpeg format).
  • Domain name(s) that used for website where server is located in mainland China now or in the future, the ICP number must be applied from MIIT in accordance to the Chinese Government's regulations. ICP number shall be provided to the domain name registrar when available.

For Hong Kong's Applicant:

  • Business Registration (BR) Certificate, the license should be within the period of validity (jpeg format)
  • Registrant contact identity card copy (both sides, jpeg format).
  • Domain name(s) that used for website where server is located in mainland China now or in the future, the ICP number must be applied from MIIT in accordance to the Chinese Government's regulations. ICP number shall be provided to the domain name registrar when available.

For Applicant from other country:

  • Registrant Company Business License/Certificate issued by the respective country's authority (jpeg format), the license should be within the period of validity
  • Registrant contact identity card copy (both sides, jpeg format)
  • Domain name(s) that used for website where server is located in mainland China now or in the future, the ICP number must be applied from MIIT in accordance to the Chinese Government's regulations. ICP number shall be provided to the domain name registrar when available.

Important Information:

  • China applicant must submit Business License (??????) and Certificate of Organization Code (???????). Please note that a Certificate of Organization Code is a key document for auditing and lack of it will result in failure of the auditing process.
  • Documents submitted must be consistent and tally with the information of the domain name. If the document is in Chinese form, the domain information must be in Chinese and vice versa. Only supporting documentation in English and Chinese will be accepted.
  • Registrant Contact person name must be tally and match as per personal ID document. The registrant name must be submitted in sequence as in First Name/? (Surname/Family name), while Last Name/? (Name).
    eg: Personal ID: ???
    First Name/?: ?
    Last Name/?: ??
  • Registry reserve the right to delete a domain name if the supporting documents submitted is insufficient or incorrect.
  • Registry reserve the right to further acquire extra supporting documents for auditing.

Any of the following contents shall not be included in any domain name registered and used by any organization or individual:-

  1. Those that are against the basic principles prescribed in the Constitution;
  2. Those jeopardize national security, leak state secrets, intend to overturn the government, or disrupt of state integrity;
  3. Those harm national honor and national interests;
  4. Those violate the state religion policies or propagate cult and feudal superstition;
  5. Those spread rumors, disturb public order or disrupt social stability;
  6. Those spread pornography, obscenity, gambling, violence, homicide, terror or instigate crimes;
  7. Those insult, libel against others and infringe other people's legal rights and interests; or
  8. Other contents prohibited in laws, rules and administrative regulations.
Minimum of 1 / maximum of 63 characters allowed.
The term of registration is 1-10 years.
After a .cn domain expired, it will go through below life cycle:

40 days renewal grace period -- > 15 days Redemption grace period --> No pending delete
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