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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: Global SMS+Voice Numbers Features Overview

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

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

 

For numbers that are available for purchase upon request please contact your Account Manager or support@nexmo.com to start your order. On demand requests can take up to 3 weeks to fulfill. 
 
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 

Available through?

Number Order Lead Time

Purchase Requirements

Notes

Argentina

No

Mobile

Upon Request

3-5 business days    

Australia

See SMS+Voice

 

 

    See SMS+Voice

Austria (New)

See SMS+Voice

 

      See also SMS+Voice

Belgium

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Brazil

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Canada

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Cambodia

No

Mobile

Upon Request

     

China

No

Mobile

Upon Request

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

Croatia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

    SMS numbers are inbound only

Czech Republic

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Estonia

Likely

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Finland

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

France

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Germany

Likely

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Guatemala

No

Mobile

Upon Request

up to 4 weeks Due to new regulations from the operator need use case to order new numbers and traffic volumes  

Honduras

No

Mobile

Upon Request

up to 3 weeks must obtain traffic volumes from customer  

Hong Kong

Likely Mobile Upon Request 1-2 weeks 10k minimum MT requirement per LVN. Do not allow unsolicited messages  

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

 

 

1 week

No spikey traffic. Cannot be used for OTT; it’s inbound only for SMS.

The numbers can support inbound and outbound voice calls (Not used for Apps, Not used by teleconferencing company)

 See also SMS+Voice

Ireland

Yes

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Israel

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Italy

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Latvia

Likely

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Lithuania

Likely

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Malaysia

See SMS+Voice

    3-5 business days Max 100 SMS/ Number/ Day See also SMS+Voice

Mexico

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Netherlands

See SMS+Voice

 

      See also SMS+Voice

Norway

Likely

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Philippines

No

Mobile

Upon request

up to 2 days P2P prohibited P2P Prohibited                   

Poland

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Portugal

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

    See also SMS+Voice

Puerto Rico

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Romania

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Russia

No

Mobile

Upon request

Up to 5 working days   See specific restrictions

Singapore

No

Mobile

Upon request

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

Slovakia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Slovenia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

South Africa

No

Landline

Dashboard/API

    1:1 SMS Ratio required

Spain

No

Landline

Dashboard/API

     

Sweden

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Switzerland

Likely

Mobile

Dashboard/API

     

Taiwan

No

Mobile

Upon 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    

Thailand(New)

Yes

Mobile

Upon request

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

Turkey

Yes

Mobile

Upon request

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

UK

Likely

Mobile

Upon request 1 day   See also SMS+Voice

Ukraine(New)

No

Mobile  Dashboard/API      

USA

See SMS+Voice

        See also SMS+Voice

Vietnam(New)

No

Mobile  Upon request 2-5 business days    

 

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