SMS Features and Regulations

In the table below you find regulations for senders in all countries. Feel free to contact us if you have some questions.

CountryMCCSMS Features and Regulations
Afghanistan412Alphanumeric is dynamic. Numeric sender is overwritten with Short Code on some networks or not supported.
Albania276Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Algeria603Fully dynamic Sender ID
Andorra213Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Angola631Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Anguilla365Alphanumeric is dynamic
Antigua and Barbuda344Alphanumeric is dynamic
Argentina722All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Armenia283Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Alphanumeric registration required.

Domestic traffic:
  • To register a Domestic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Armenia.
Aruba363Alphanumeric is dynamic
Australia505Fully dynamic Sender ID
Austria232Alphanumeric and Short Code are dynamic. National Numeric sender is dynamic but International Numeric sender will be overwritten with National Numeric sender.
Azerbaijan400Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Bahamas364All senders are overwritten with Numeric.
Bahrain426Fully dynamic Sender ID
Bangladesh470Alphanumeric is dynamic
Barbados342Fully dynamic Sender ID
Belarus257Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • To register a local traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Belarus.
International traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Belgium206All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Belize702All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Benin616Fully dynamic Sender ID
Bermuda350Alphanumeric is dynamic
Bhutan402Alphanumeric is dynamic
Bolivia736Alphanumeric is dynamic

For operator Entel 736-02 All senders are overwritten with generic numeric sender
Bosnia and Herzegovina218Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Botswana652Fully dynamic Sender ID
Brazil724All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
British Virgin Islands348Alphanumeric is dynamic
Brunei528Alphanumeric is dynamic
Bulgaria284All senders are overwritten with Short Code.

For M-Tel operator Alphanumeric registration required. All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Burkina Faso613Fully dynamic Sender ID
Burundi642Fully dynamic Sender ID
Cambodia456Fully dynamic Sender ID
Cameroon642Fully dynamic Sender ID
Canada302All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Cape Verde625Alphanumeric is dynamic
Cayman Islands346Fully dynamic Sender ID
Central African Republic623Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Chad622Alphanumeric is dynamic.

For Millicom 622-03 Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Chile730All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
China460All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender. Content whitelisting is required.
Colombia732All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Comoros654Alphanumeric is dynamic
Costa Rica712All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Croatia219Fully dynamic Sender ID.

For T-Mobile 219-01 Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Cuba368Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.

All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Cyprus280Fully dynamic Sender ID
Czech Republic230Alphanumeric registration required.

1 Sender ID for all 3 Czech Networks = 10€ per month.

In order to pre-register sender ID below details will be required:
  • Sender name;
  • Sample content;
  • Website;
  • Traffic type (transactional, marketing etc.).
Operators may ask for an authorization letter for banking, finance, government or ecommerce brands to confirm authenticity of brand.

All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Democratic Republic of the Congo630Alphanumeric is dynamic.

For Tigo 630-89 operator Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.

All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Denmark238Fully dynamic Sender ID
Djibouti638Fully dynamic Sender ID
Dominica366Fully dynamic Sender ID
Dominican Republic370All senders are overwritten with Short Code.

For operators Orange 370-01 and Viva 370-04 Fully dynamic Sender ID
Ecuador740All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Egypt602Alphanumeric is dynamic.

For Etisalat 602-03 operator Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.

All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
El Salvador706All senders are overwritten with numeric sender ID

For operators Claro 706-01 and Tigo706-03 alphanumeric is dynamic
Equatorial Guinea627Alphanumeric is dynamic
Estonia248Fully dynamic Sender ID
Ethiopia636Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Fiji542Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Finland244Fully dynamic Sender ID
France208Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender or Short Code.
French Polynesia547Alphanumeric is dynamic
Gabon628Alphanumeric is dynamic
Gambia607Alphanumeric is dynamic
Georgia282Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required;
  • Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • To register a Domestic traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Georgia.
Internatioanal traffic:
  • Alphanumeric is dynamic;
  • Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Germany262Fully dynamic Sender ID
Czech Republic620Alphanumeric registration required.
Only registered Text IDs will be whitelisted on the SMS account,
It will be necessary to provide basic information for each

Text ID registration:
  • end customer name;
  • type of traffic;
  • link to the website;
  • or other;
  • clear;
  • customer identification.

In case of Text ID misuse for unsolicited SMS traffic, the ID will be removed from the SMS account,
Generic sender id supported over special circumstances

Rates for registration:
1 Sender ID for all 3 Czech Networks = 10€ per month.

In order to pre-register sender ID below details will be required:
  • Sender name;
  • Sample content;
  • Website;
  • Traffic type (transactional, marketing etc.).
Operators may ask for an authorization letter for banking, finance, government or ecommerce brands to confirm authenticity of brand.

Promotional/marketing traffic should have opt-out option.
In order to pre-register sender ID below details will be required:
  • Sender name;
  • Sample content;
  • Website;
  • Traffic type (transactional, marketing etc.).
Operators may ask for an authorization letter for banking, finance, government or ecommerce brands to confirm authenticity of brand.
Promotional/marketing traffic should have opt-out option.

All unregistered senders ID are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Gibraltar266Alphanumeric is dynamic
Greece202Fully dynamic Sender ID
Grenada352Alphanumeric is dynamic
Guadeloupe340All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Guatemala704All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Guinea611Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Guinea-Bissau632Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Haiti372Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender. For Natcom 372-03 operator all senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Honduras708All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Hong Kong454Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Hungary216
All senders ID are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Iceland274Fully dynamic Sender ID
India404, 405Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

International traffic – all senders are overwritten with Fixed Short Code.

All local SIDs shouls be registered on DLT (Government Indian) platform due to Indian regulations.
Also for registration usually need:
1. Company PAN Card
2. GST Certificate
3. Brand Need to Authorize a person from there company through a authorize letter on company letter head stating that Person will be responsible for all the concern.
Indonesia510Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • To register a Domestic traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Indonesia.
Requirements:
  • Account ID, Company Website, Company Name, Sample message, Description of traffic, Monthly Estimated Volume, NOC Letter on Company Letterhead, LETTER of APPOINTMENT, Membership form (Opt-in form, how client get subscriber number), Sender ID Form;
  • Duration : 1 month.
International traffic:
  • Smartfren, Telkomsel, XL networks – Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • 3 network – Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender;
  • Indosat network – Full dynamic SID.
Requirements for SID registration:

SMARTFREN
Requirements: Company Name, Company Website, Sample Content, Sender ID
Duration: 1 week

TELKOMSEL
Requirements: Company Website, Company Name, Company Country, Monthly Traffic Estimation, Sample Message
Duration: 1 month (Registration only open once a week on Monday)

XL
Requirements: Website, Company Name, Sample Message, Monthly Traffic Estimation, Company Country
Duration: 1 month
Iran432Sender IDs:
  • Irancell 432-35 – All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender;
  • MCI 432-11 – Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with Numeric sender;
  • RighTel 432-20 – Alphanumeric and Short Code are dynamic. Numeric sender is overwritten with generic Alpha sender;
  • Taliya 432-32 – All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender;
  • For other operators fully dynamic Sender ID.
Iraq418Alphanumeric is dynamic.

Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
For operator Omnnea 418-62, 418-70, 418-92 Alphanumeric registration is required.

All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Ireland272Fully dynamic Sender ID
Israel425Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • All international Senders IDs is forbidden for Domestic traffic.

Internatioanal traffic:
  • Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Italy222Fully dynamic Sender ID
Ivory Coast612Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Jamaica338Fully dynamic Sender ID
Japan440Alphanumeric and Numeric sender are dynamic. Short Code is overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Jordan416Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
For operator Zain 416-01 Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Kazakhstan401Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • To register a local traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Kazakhstan;
  • Sender ID registration costs 10000 tenge or 25 EUR for all operators except Kcell 401-02.

International traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • Sender ID registration costs 10000 tenge or 25 EUR for operators Tele2 401-77 and Altel 401-07.
Kenya639Fully dynamic Sender ID

For operator Safaricom 639-02 Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Kosovo221Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Kuwait419Alphanumeric registration required.

All unregistered senders could be overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Kyrgyzstan437Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Laos457Fully dynamic Sender ID
For operator Unitel 457-03 Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Latvia247Fully dynamic Sender ID
Lebanon415Fully dynamic Sender ID
For operator mtc touch 415-03 Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Liberia618Fully dynamic Sender ID
Libya606Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Liechtenstein295Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Lithuania246Fully dynamic Sender ID
Luxembourg270Fully dynamic Sender ID
Macau455Alphanumeric Sender ID is dynamic.
Macedonia294Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Madagascar646Fully dynamic Sender ID
Malawi650Fully dynamic Sender ID.
For operator TNML 650-01 All senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Malaysia502All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Maldives472Alphanumeric Sender ID is dynamic.
Mali610Fully dynamic Sender ID
Malta278Fully dynamic Sender ID
Mauritania609Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Mauritius617Fully dynamic Sender ID
Mexico334All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Moldova259Fully dynamic Sender ID
Monaco212Fully dynamic Sender ID
Mongolia428Fully dynamic Sender ID
Montenegro297Fully dynamic Sender ID
Morocco604Alphanumeric is dynamic.
For INWI 604-02 and 604-05 operator Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Mozambique643Fully dynamic Sender ID
Myanmar414Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic:
  • Sender ID Preregistration is required;
  • To register a Domestic traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Indonesia.

International Sender IDs:
  • MPT – Fully dynamic;
  • Mytel – Alphanumeric registration required;
  • Ooredoo – Fully dynamic;
  • Telenor – Alphanumeric and Short Code are ynamic.
Namibia649All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Nauru536Fully dynamic Sender ID
Nepal429Alphanumeric is dynamic.
For operator Ncell 429-02 Alphanumeric registration is required.
All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Netherlands204Fully dynamic Sender ID
New Zealand530All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Nicaragua710All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Niger614Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Nigeria621Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • To register a local traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Nigeria.

International traffic:
  • Alphanumeric is dynamic;
  • Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Norway242Fully dynamic Sender ID
Oman422Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • To register a local traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Oman;

Registration for Domestic route:
  • Customer Account ID, Website URL, Company Name, Sample Message, NOC Letter from end client.

International traffic:
  • Alphanumeric is dynamic;
  • For Ooredoo 422-03 operator Alphanumeric registration is required. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender;
  • All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Pakistan410Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • To register a local traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Pakistan.

Registration for Domestic route:
  • Need SID and NOC letter, Company Name, Sample Message. No fees.

International traffic:
SIDs:
  • Mobilink – Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender;
  • All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender;
  • SCO Mobile – Fully dynamic;
  • Telenor – All senders are overwritten with Short Code;
  • Ufone – All senders are overwritten with Short Code;
  • Warid Telecom – Alphanumeric registration required;
  • Zong – Fully dynamic.
Palau552Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Panama714Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Papua New Guinea537Alphanumeric is dynamic.

For operator Telikom 537-02 Alphanumeric registration is required.
Paraguay744All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Peru716All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Philippines515 Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required;
  • Need to send LOA (special letter) to register SID;
  • It is free of cost.

International:
  • Also there is list of International (Premium) SIDs exist. It updated once in month;
  • Alphanumeric registration required;
  • Need to send LOA (special letter) to register SID;
  • It is free of cost.
Poland260Alphanumeric is dynamic.

On some operators all senders are overwritten with Fixed Alpha sender.
Portugal268Fully dynamic Sender ID
Puerto Rico330All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Qatar427Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Republic of the Congo629Alphanumeric is dynamic.

For operator Libertis Congo 629-10 Alphanumeric registration is required.
All unregistered senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Romania226Fully dynamic Sender ID.
For operator Orange 226-10 all senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Rwanda635Fully dynamic Sender ID
Saint Kitts and Nevis356Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Saint Lucia358Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines360Alphanumeric is dynamic.
San Marino292Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Saudi Arabia420Alphanumeric registration required.

Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Senegal608Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Serbia220Alphanumeric registration required. All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Seychelles633Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Singapore525Fully dynamic Sender ID
Slovakia231Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Slovenia293Sender ID registration is required.
Somalia637Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
South Africa655All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
On the operator MTN 655-10, 655-53 fully dynamic Sender ID
South Korea450All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
South Sudan659Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Spain214Fully dynamic Sender ID
Sri Lanka413Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Sender ID registration is required;
  • To register a local traffic Sender ID a company must be a resident of Sri Lanka;
  • No fees.

International:

Alphanumeric registration required on the operator:
  • Dialog 413-02, 413-11, 413-17;
  • On the rest of operators fully dynamic Sender ID.
State of Palestine425Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
Sudan634Alphanumeric is dynamic.
Suriname746Fully dynamic Sender ID
Sweden240Fully dynamic Sender ID
Switzerland228Fully dynamic Sender ID
Syria417All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Taiwan466All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
On the operator Taiwan Star Telecom 466-89, 466-90 fully dynamic Sender ID
Tajikistan436Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Tanzania640Alphanumeric registration required.
Tanzania registration is free of charge. All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
For operators Vodacom 640-04 and Airtel 640-05 fully dynamic Sender ID
Thailand520Alphanumeric registration required.

Name approval procedure:
  • Sender ID;
  • Samples of contecontent;
  • NOC letter can be required (Special letter of Autharization);
  • No fees.

Togo615Alphanumeric is dynamic.

For operator bmobile 374-12 all senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Tunisia605Fully dynamic Sender ID
Turkey286All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.

All unregistered sendersare overwritten with generic with Numeric sender.

Customers sending promotional messages need to make sure that the mobile numbers are registered in this database (IYS). This permission database is managed by an organization assigned by the Ministry of Trade of Turkey.
We need an IYS database code along with a sender ID to register a promotional sender ID.
Please note that non-compliance to this regulation may attract penalty and the same will be passed to you.
More information can be found at the link https://iys.org.tr/iys/sss.

Alphanumeric registration required:

1) client’s company name;
2) sender (if need; Long Code Sender ID for default);
3) content;
4) URL (if have).

All unregistered sendersare overwritten with generic with Numeric sender.
Turkmenistan438All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Uganda641Fully dynamic Sender ID
Ukraine255Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • To register a local traffic Sender ID, a company must be a resident of Ukraine.
Alphanumeric registration required:

1) client’s company name;
2) sender ID;
3) Company USREOU – Unified State Register of Enterprises and Organizations of Ukraine, Entity address, Field of activity;
4) samples of content.
Registartion is free.

International traffic:
  • Alphanumeric is dynamic;
  • Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender;
  • For operator Life 255-06 Alphanumeric registration required. Registartion is free. All unregistered senders for Life 255-06 are overwritten with generic Alpha sender;
  • For operator Intertelecom 255-04 All senders are overwritten with Short Code.

United Arab Emirates424Alphanumeric registration required.

All unregistered senders could be overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported.
United Kingdom234, 235Fully dynamic Sender ID
United States of America310, 311, 312, 316All senders are overwritten with Numeric sender.
Uruguay748All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Uzbekistan434Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic traffic:
  • Alphanumeric registration required. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported;
  • The preregistration costs 20 EUR for all operators and it takes about 60 days.

Internatioanal traffic:
  • Alphanumeric is dynamic;
  • For operators Beeline 434-04 and Ucell 434-05 Alphanumeric registration required. egistration is free and it takes about 14 days. All unregistered senders are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Venezuela734All senders are overwritten with Short Code.
Vietnam452 Traffic is devided into Domestic and International.

Domestic:
  • Preregistration required;
  • Price of message depends on which features of business of the Company. Finance, stock, social app, education or e-commerce etc.

International traffic:
  • On the operator Vietnamobile 452-05 fully dynamic Sender ID;
  • Other – alpha numeric sender ID and content pre-registration required;
  • Usually it is Doc-Registration certificate and NOC-letter required;
  • Certificate of Brandname identified registration by Ministry of Information and Communications, Letter of Authorization and Letter of Commitment may be required;
  • Alpha and numeric sender ID. Not support long and short codes.

Yemen421Alphanumeric is dynamic.

On the operator Yemen Mobile 421-03 all senders ID are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.

Short Code and Numeric sender are overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Zambia645Alphanumeric is dynamic. Short Code and Numeric sender are not supported or overwritten with generic Alpha sender.
Zimbabwe648Fully dynamic Sender ID

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