iQIYI, Inc.

4/F, iQIYI Youth Center, Yoolee Plaza

No. 21, North Road of Workers’ Stadium

Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027

People’s Republic of China



August 11, 2023


Ms. Rucha Pandit

Ms. Cara Wirth

Division of Corporation Finance

Office of Trade & Services

Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549



iQIYI, Inc. (the “Company”)

Form 20-F for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2022

Filed on March 22, 2023

File No. 001-38431

Dear Ms. Pandit and Ms. Wirth,

The Company has received the letter dated July 28, 2023 from the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) regarding the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022 filed with the Commission on March 22, 2023 (the “2022 Form 20-F”). The Company respectfully submits to request an extension to the deadline for responding to the letter due to additional time needed to prepare a thorough response. The Company will provide its response to the letter as soon as possible, no later than August 25, 2023.

If you have any additional questions or comments regarding the 2022 Form 20-F, please contact the undersigned at +86 10-6267-7171 or the Company’s U.S. counsel, Haiping Li of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP at +86 21-6193-8210 or


Very truly yours,

/s/ Jun Wang

Jun Wang

Chief Financial Officer



Haiping Li, Esq., Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Yilin Xu, Esq., Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

King Li, Partner, Ernst & Young Hua Ming LLP