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SMS Features Overview (Outbound only)

This table is intended as a high-level guide to our SMS capabilities worldwide. For more information on any of the countries that you are particularly interested in please see their country-specific pages by clicking on their names in the left-hand column.

If you have any questions that are not answered by the country-specific article, please contact support for further assistance: support@nexmo.com

Country

DLR*

 Alpha SenderID Support

SenderID Comments

Unicode supported?

Concatenation supported?

Notes

Afghanistan

?

NO

     

 

Albania

N

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Algeria

N

NO

     

 

Angola

Y

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 

Argentina Republic

N

NO

     

 

Armenia

Y

YES

       

Australia

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Austria

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Azerbaijan

Y

NO

     

 

Bahrain

Y

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 

Bangladesh

N

Sometimes

     

 

Belarus

N

NO

     

 

Belgium

N

Sometimes

 

N

Y

 

Belize

?

YES      

 

Benin

?

Sometimes      

 

Bolivia

N

NO

     

 

Bonaire, Saba, Sint Eustatius (Former NL Antilles)

N

Sometimes      

 

Bosnia & Herzegov.

?

Sometimes

     

 

Botswana

N

NO

     

 

Brazil

N

NO

 

N

Y

 

Brunei Darussalam

Y

YES  

Y

Y

 

Bulgaria

N

Sometimes

   

Sometimes

 

Burkina Faso

N

NO      

 

Burundi

N

       

 

Cambodia

N

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Cameroon

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Canada

(Network level DLR)

NO

 

N

Y

 

Chad

?

Sometimes      

 

Chile

N

NO

 

N

?

 

China

Y

NO

 

Y

?

Filtered content includes: educational/ gambling / cosmetic / political

Colombia

N

NO

 

Y

Y

 

Congo Dem. Rep.

N

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 

Congo Republic

N

Sometimes      

 

Costa Rica

N

NO

     

 

Croatia

N

YES

   Y Y

 

Cuba

N

YES

Pre-reg

   

 

Cyprus

N

YES

     

 

Czech Rep.

Y

NO

     

 

Denmark

N

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Dominican Republic

N

NO

     

 

Ecuador

N

NO

 

N

N

 

Egypt

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

   

 

El Salvador

N

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 

Estonia

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Ethiopia

N

YES

    N

 

Federated States of Micronisia

N

YES      

 

Finland

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

France

Y

YES

Only 2FA

Y

Y

Complex market - reviewing the Country-specific page is strongly recommended

French Guiana

N

YES      

 

Gabon

?

YES      

 

Georgia

Y

YES   Y Y

 

Germany

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Ghana

Y

NO

     

 

Greece

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Guatemala

N

NO

     

 

Guinea

N

YES      

 

Guyana

N

YES      

 

Honduras

N

NO

     

 

Hong Kong (China)

Y

NO

 

Y

Y

 

Hungary

Y

Sometimes

     

 

Iceland

Y

YES

     

 

India

Y

YES

6 letter

Pre-reg

Y

Y

Complex market - reviewing the Country-specific page is strongly recommended

Indonesia

N

YES

Pre-reg

N

N

 

Iran

N

NO

 

Y

Y

 

Iraq

N

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 

Ireland

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Israel

N

YES

   

Y

 

Italy

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Ivory Coast

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Japan

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

Y

N

URL links are not allowed without pre-registration

Jersey and Guernsey

?

Sometimes

 

 

 

See United Kingdom for more details on these destinations

Jordan

N

YES

     

 

Kazakhstan

?

NO

     

 

Kenya

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

   

 

Kiribati

N

YES      

 

Korea S Republic of

Y

NO

 

Y

Y

Simplified Chinese characters are supported but not Traditional Chinese characters. Delivery receipt are network level, often delayed

Kuwait

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

   

 

Kyrgyzstan

N

Sometimes

       

Laos P.D.R.

N

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Latvia

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Lebanon

Y

YES

     

 

Lesotho

?

NO      

 

Libya

N

YES

     

 

Lithuania

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Luxembourg

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Macao (China)

Y

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 

Macedonia

Y

Yes

   Y  Y

 

Madagascar

N

NO

     

 

Malawi

N

NO

     

 

Malaysia

N

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 SenderID may get overwritten to shortcode or random malaysian number to ensure delivery

Maldives

?

YES      

 

Mali

?

NO

     

 

Malta

Y

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 

Marshall Islands

N

YES      

 

Mauritius

N

Sometimes      

 

Mayotte (FR Indian Ocean Territories)

N

YES      

 

Mexico

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

?

N

Concatenation not supported for 2-way LVN traffic

Moldova

N

Sometimes

       

Monaco

Y

YES

   Y  Y

 

Mongolia

N

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Morocco

Y

NO

     

 

Mozambique

N

NO

     

 

Myanmar (Burma)

N

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Namibia

N

NO

     

 

Nepal

N

Sometimes

     

 

Netherlands

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

New Zealand

Y

NO

   

Y

 

Nicaragua

N

YES      

 

Niger

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Nigeria

N

Sometimes

     

 

Northern Mariana Islands (US)

N

Sometimes      

 

Norway

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Oman

?

Sometimes

Pre-reg

N

Y

 

Pakistan

N

NO

 

Y

Y

 

Palestinian Territory

Y

YES

   

Y

 

Panama

N

NO

     

 

Papua New Guinea

N

YES

     

 

Paraguay

N

NO

     

 

Peru

N

Sometimes

     

 

Philippines

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

N

Y

 

Poland

?

YES

  Y

Y

 

Portugal

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Puerto Rico

N

NO

     

 

Qatar

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

   

 

Reunion

N

YES      

 

Romania

Y

Sometimes

   

Y

 

Russian Federation

Y

YES

Pre-reg

Y

Y

 

Rwanda

N

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Sao Tome and Principe

N

YES      

 

Saudi Arabia

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

Y

N

 

Senegal

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Serbia

Y

NO

     

 

Seychelles

N

YES      

 

Sierra Leone

N

YES      

 

Singapore

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Sint Maarten (Former NL Antilles)

N

Sometimes      

 

Slovakia

Y

YES

     

 

Slovenia

Y

YES

     

 

Solomon Islands

N

YES      

 

Somalia

N

Sometimes

     

 

South Africa

Y

NO

 

Y

Y

 

South Sudan (Republic of)

N

NO

     

 

Spain

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Sri Lanka

N

Sometimes

Pre-reg

   

 

Sudan

N

Sometimes

     

 

Suriname

?

YES      

 

Swaziland

?

Sometimes      

 

Sweden

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

Switzerland

Y

YES

 

?

Y

 

Syrian Arab Republic

N

NO

     

 

Taiwan

N

NO

 

Y

Y

 

Tajikistan

N

YES

     

 

Tanzania

Y

NO

     

 

Thailand

Y

Sometimes

Pre-reg

Y

Y

 

Timore Leste (East)

?

YES      

 

Togo

N

YES      

 

Tunisia

N

NO

     

 

Turkey

Y

YES

Pre-reg

Y

Y

 

Turkmenistan

N

NO

     

MTS Turkmenistan: no SMS capability

Uganda

N

YES

     

 

Ukraine

Y

Sometimes

 

Y

Y

 

United Arab Emirates

N

YES

Pre-reg

Y

Y

No religious, political or adult content is allowed.

United Kingdom

Y

YES

 

Y

Y

 

United States

N (Network level DLR)

NO

 

?

?

Complex market - reviewing the Country-specific page is strongly recommended

Uruguay

N

Sometimes

     

 

Uzbekistan

?

NO

     

 

Venezuela

N

NO

 

N

N

 

Vietnam

N

YES

Pre-reg

Y

Y

 

Yemen

N

NO

     

 

Zambia

?

YES

     

 

Zimbabwe

?

YES

 

Y

Y

 

 *DLR = N, delivery receipts are either not available or do not provide accurate handset delivery information.

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