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SMS Numbers Features Overview

Which countries does Nexmo have virtual numbers for SMS in?

For combined SMS and Voice numbers' features please see: SMS+Voice Numbers Features Overview

For Voice only numbers' features please see: Voice Numbers Features Overview

For Toll-free numbers' features please see: Toll-free Numbers Features Overview

 

For numbers that are available for purchase upon request please contact your Account Manager or numbers@nexmo.com to start your order. On demand requests can take up to 3 weeks to fulfil. 
 
If you need to receive SMS in a country that isn't listed below, you can use numbers from one of the countries that has international reach. For maximum international inbound reach we would recommend numbers from Sweden (see also SMS+Voice Overview). Please note: this would require your customers to send an international SMS.
 

Country

International Reach

Number Type 

Availability

Number Order Lead Time

Purchase Requirements

Notes

Argentina

No

Mobile

On Request

3-5 business days  

P2P use cases. The following restrictions apply:

No more than 500 messages per day per LVN
No more than 40 messages every 10 minutes per LVN
No more than 4 messages per minute from the same LVN
Carrier/supplier will block if threshold exceeds above.

Australia

 

 

See SMS+Voice

 

     

Austria

 

 

See SMS+Voice

       

Belgium

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Brazil

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Canada

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Chile

No

Mobile

On Request 

    Termination with response functionality (must send MT first in order for MO to work)

China

No

Mobile

On Request

1 week Must register signature & content via our supplier to get a unique Number allocated according to the signature, this Number allows 2 way SMS. Template must be pre-registered
Colombia    See SMS+Voice        

Croatia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

    SMS numbers are inbound only

Czechia

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Estonia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Finland

 

 See SMS+Voice        

France

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Germany

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Guatemala

No

Mobile

On Request

up to 4 weeks Need to provide use case and traffic volumes  

Honduras

No

Mobile

On Request

up to 3 weeks Need to provide traffic volumes  

Hong Kong

  See SMS+Voice         

Hungary

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

India

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

2 weeks Inbound only. Outbound sender ID will be changed. SMS numbers are inbound only

Indonesia

 

 See SMS+Voice

 

     

Ireland

Yes

Mobile

On Request

 

Need to provide:

-End customer

-Service Description

-Sample Content

-Volume Projections

 

Israel

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Italy

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Japan

No

Mobile

On Request

6-8 weeks Need to provide use case  

Latvia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Lithuania

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Malaysia

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Mexico

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Netherlands

 

See SMS+Voice 

       

Norway

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Philippines

No

Mobile

On request

up to 2 days P2P prohibited P2P Prohibited                   

Poland

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Portugal

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

    See also SMS+Voice

Puerto Rico

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Romania

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Russia

 

See SMS+Voice 

       

Singapore

No

Mobile

On request

7 business days LOA required if require pre-reg senderID for outbound SMS. HLR required for this long code.
Strictly for enterprise customers.
 

Slovakia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Slovenia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

South Africa

No

Landline

Dashboard/API

    1:1 SMS Ratio required

Spain

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Sweden

 

See SMS+Voice         

Switzerland

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Taiwan

No

Mobile

On request

Depends on volume ordered, less than 3 numbers 3 to 5 days. More than the numbers mentioned, could take up to 3-4 weeks 100k outbound messages per number per month  

Thailand

Yes

Mobile

On request

up to 2 weeks Each number requires 12 month commitment, invoiced in advance 12 month minimum commitment applies

Turkey

Yes

Mobile

On request

up to 3 weeks Customer name, Use case and SMS template example  

United Kingdom

No

Mobile

On request 1 day   See also SMS+Voice

Ukraine

No

Mobile  Dashboard/API      

United States

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Vietnam

No

Mobile  On request 2-5 business days    

 

Links:

Country specific features and restrictions for SMS

 

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