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Help Center> My Account> User Guide> Basic Information Management (for HUAWEI CLOUD Account)> Registering an Account> Differences Between HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland Website and HUAWEI CLOUD International Website
Updated at: Mar 31, 2022 GMT+08:00

Differences Between HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland Website and HUAWEI CLOUD International Website

HUAWEI CLOUD has two websites: HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland and HUAWEI CLOUD International.

  • The HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland website is intended for customers in the Chinese mainland. For details about how to register an account on the HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland website, see Account Registration Process.
  • The HUAWEI CLOUD International website is intended for global organizations and enterprises, and overseas branches of Chinese enterprises. For details about how to register an account on the HUAWEI CLOUD International website, see Account Registration Process. Differences Between HUAWEI CLOUD Websites (Chinese Mainland and International) shows the differences between the two websites.
    Table 1 Differences between the HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland website and the HUAWEI CLOUD International website


    HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland Website

    HUAWEI CLOUD International Website

    Account registration

    You can register an account using a mobile number registered on the Chinese mainland.

    You can register an account using an email address.

    Bind a mobile number registered in the registration country or region when you complete the account information.

    Real-name authentication

    Real-name authentication is required when you buy or use cloud services.

    Real-name authentication is required only when you buy or use cloud services provisioned in the Chinese mainland.

    Default contract signing party


    Huawei Services (Hong Kong) Co., Limited

    Requirement for transactions

    The account has completed real-name authentication.

    The account is bound with a credit card or has been granted a credit.

    Transaction model

    Prepayment. You need to pay an upfront fee before you get started.

    Post payment. You can use services in advance and repay your bills later.

    Transaction currency


    Currency you have selected in the Currency area of the Preferences page in My Account

    Payment method

    Balance payment and online payment.
    • Balance payment: Top up your account through online payment or bank transfer before paying bills using the balance.
    • Online payment: WeChat, AliPay, UnionPay, and bank transfer are supported.

    Online payment and bank transfer.

    Online payment supports only VISA and MasterCard cards issued in the following countries or regions: Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (China), India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Kenya, Laos, Macao (China), Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

    Transaction type

    Pay-per-use and yearly/monthly

    Pay-per-use and reserved instances

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