.CN

Please Note: when submitting registrations for .CN, we need the documentation listed below before we can submit your Registration request. See here for details. Please submit the documents to CNDomains@tppwholesale.com.au for processing.

TLD Specifications

Zone
.cn, .ah.cn, .bj.cn, .com.cn ,.cq.cn, .fj.cn, .gd.cn , .gs.cn, .gx.cn, .gz.cn, .ha.cn,hb.cn,.he.cn,.hi.cn,.hk.cn .hl.cn,.hn.cn .jl.cn, .js.cn.jx.cn.ln.cn .mo.cn .net.cn .nm.cn .nx.cn, .org.cn, .qh.cn,.sc.cn, .sd.cn, .sh.cn, .sn.cn,.sx.cn,.tj.cn,.tw.cn,.xj.cn,.xz.cn,.yn.cn,.zj.cn
 
Country
 
Registration Time
up to 7 working days
Registration period
1-10 years
Renewal period
1-10 years
Allowed character length
1 - 63 characters
Allowed characters
a-z, 0-9, MUST NOT contain two consecutive hyphens in the third and fourth character positions and MUST NOT start or end with a hyphen
TLD supports
IPv6
DNSsec
Trustee
IDN
Transfer locks possible
yes
Renewal on transfer
yes
Authcode length
6 - 16 characters
Handle updates
yes
Preconfigured DNS
no
Allowed Nameservers
1 - 13
Local contact requirements
Owner contact required
Deletion Timeframe
1 day prior to paid until date
Redemption Period
30 days
Domain Restrictions
  • Registrants of net.CN Domains must comply to the General Terms and Conditions of .CN Domains:
  • General Policies under http://www.cnnic.cn
  • China Internet Domain Name Regulations
  • CNNIC Internet Domain Name Registration Administration http://www.cnnic.cn/html/Dir/2003/11/27/1522.htm
  • CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
  • CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy Rules
  • The name on the owner handle must be an exact(!) match of the name on the ID-card or company registration certificate (kind of company, for example LTD. must be included!)
    • Prohibited Uses for .cn domain names. Registrant may not register or use a domain name that is deemed by CNNIC to:
    • Be against the basic principles prescribed in the Constitution of the Peoples Republic of China (“PRC”);
    • Jeopardize national security, leak state secrets, intend to overturn the government, or disrupt of state integrity of the PRC;
    • Harm national honor and national interests of the PRC;
    • Instigate hostility or discrimination between different nationalities, or disrupt the national solidarity of the PRC;
    • Violate the PRC’s religion policies or propagate cult and feudal superstition;
    • Spread rumours, disturb public order or disrupt social stability of the PRC;
    • Spread pornography, obscenity, gambling, violence, homicide, terror or instigate crimes in the PRC;
    • Insult, libel against others and infringe other people' s legal rights and interests in the PRC; or
    • Take any other action prohibited in laws, rules and administrative regulations of the PRC.
  • MIIT ICP Recording
    • A ICP number from government institute MIIT is required if the webserver for the domain is located in mainland China. The following document provides a short overview: ICP.pdf
    • A domain certificate can be requested from here. Please make sure to fill in the domain name and the registrant's telephone number
CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy Rules

The name on the owner handle must be an exact match of the name on the ID-card or company registration certificate (kind of company, for example LTD. must be included!)
Prohibited Uses for .cn domain names. Registrant may not register or use a domain name that is deemed by CNNIC to:

  • Be against the basic principles prescribed in the Constitution of the Peoples Republic of China (“PRC”);
  • Jeopardize national security, leak state secrets, intend to overturn the government, or disrupt of state integrity of the PRC;
  • Harm national honor and national interests of the PRC;
    Instigate hostility or discrimination between different nationalities, or disrupt the national solidarity of the PRC;
  • Violate the PRC’s religion policies or propagate cult and feudal superstition;
  • Spread rumours, disturb public order or disrupt social stability of the PRC;
  • Spread pornography, obscenity, gambling, violence, homicide, terror or instigate crimes in the PRC;
    Insult, libel against others and infringe other people' s legal rights and interests in the PRC; or
  • Take any other action prohibited in laws, rules and administrative regulations of the PRC.
    MIIT ICP Recording

The requirements for individual applicants are as follows:

- Scanned copy of identity card (driver's license, passport, national ID etc)
- Signed copy of "Letter of Commitment" document

The requirements for overseas business applicants are as follows:

- Scanned copy of business registration cerficiate
- Scanned copy of identity card (driver's license, passport, national ID etc) for a business representative
- Signed and stamped copy of "Letter of Commitment" document

The requirements for businesses part of China or Hong Kong are as follows:

- Scanned copy of Chinese Business License
- Scanned copy of Certificate of Organization Code
- Scanned copy of Chinese Citizen Nation ID for a business representative
- Signed and stamped copy of "Letter of Commitment" document

The "Letter of Commitment" mentioned above is essentially a terms and agreement document which needs to be provided to the Chinese domain registry (CNNIC) before a .CN domain can be registered. A copy of the document (contains Chinese and English versions) can be found here for English and here for Chinese:

  • Registrants of net.CN Domains must comply to the General Terms and Conditions of .CN Domains:
  • General Policies under http://www.cnnic.cn
  • China Internet Domain Name Regulations
  • CNNIC Internet Domain Name Registration Administration http://www.cnnic.cn/html/Dir/2003/11/27/1522.htm
  • CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
  • CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy Rules
  • The name on the owner handle must be an exact(!) match of the name on the ID-card or company registration certificate (kind of company, for example LTD. must be included!)
    • Prohibited Uses for .cn domain names. Registrant may not register or use a domain name that is deemed by CNNIC to:
    • Be against the basic principles prescribed in the Constitution of the Peoples Republic of China (“PRC”);
    • Jeopardize national security, leak state secrets, intend to overturn the government, or disrupt of state integrity of the PRC;
    • Harm national honor and national interests of the PRC;
    • Instigate hostility or discrimination between different nationalities, or disrupt the national solidarity of the PRC;
    • Violate the PRC’s religion policies or propagate cult and feudal superstition;
    • Spread rumours, disturb public order or disrupt social stability of the PRC;
    • Spread pornography, obscenity, gambling, violence, homicide, terror or instigate crimes in the PRC;
    • Insult, libel against others and infringe other people' s legal rights and interests in the PRC; or
    • Take any other action prohibited in laws, rules and administrative regulations of the PRC.
  • MIIT ICP Recording
    • A ICP number from government institute MIIT is required if the webserver for the domain is located in mainland China. The following document provides a short overview: ICP.pdf
    • A domain certificate can be requested from here. Please make sure to fill in the domain name and the registrant's telephone number

 

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