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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.
*Number Order Lead Time is an estimate and purchase requirements must be met prior
 

Country

International Reach

Number Type 

Availability

Number Order Lead Time*

Purchase Requirements

Notes

Australia

 

 

See SMS+Voice

 

     

Austria

 

 

See SMS+Voice

       

Belgium

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Brazil

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

Canada

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Chile

No

Mobile

On Request 

 3-5 Business days   Termination with response functionality (must send MT first in order for MO to work)
Colombia    See SMS+Voice        

Czechia

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Estonia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

France

 

 See SMS+Voice        

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

 Instant    

India

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant Inbound only.  

Indonesia

 

 See SMS+Voice

 

     

Israel

No 

Mobile  Dashboard/API  Instant    

Italy

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

Japan

No

Mobile

On Request

 6-8 weeks Need to provide use case  

Latvia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

Lithuania

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

Mexico

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

Netherlands

 

See SMS+Voice 

       

Norway

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

Pakistan

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

Philippines

No

Mobile

On request

1-3 business days P2P prohibited  

Poland

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Portugal

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant   See also SMS+Voice

Puerto Rico

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Romania

 

 See SMS+Voice        

Russia

 

See SMS+Voice 

       

Saudi Arabia

Yes

Mobile

On Request

 2 weeks Enterprise name, website, use case, sample messages, estimated monthly volume and letter of authorization required  

Singapore

No

Mobile

On request

 7 business days Strictly for enterprise customers  

Slovenia

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

 Instant    

South Africa

No

Landline

Dashboard/API

 Instant    1:1 SMS Ratio required

South Korea

 

See SMS+Voice 

 

     

Spain

No

Mobile

 On Request

 2 business days    

Spain

No

Landline

    On Request  2 business days    1:1 SMS Ratio required

Sweden

 

See SMS+Voice         

Switzerland

No

Mobile

Dashboard/API

Instant     

Thailand

Yes

Mobile

On Request

2 weeks    

United Kingdom

No

Mobile

On request 1 day   See also SMS+Voice

Ukraine

No

Mobile  Dashboard/API Instant     

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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