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Short codes Features Overview

 

What are short codes?

A short code is a short virtual number that is usually 5 or 6 digits long. They are typically used to send bulk application to person (A2P) SMS messages for the purposes of Marketing, 2FA, and notifications.

 

Dedicated

Dedicated short codes are provisioned solely for one customer, you have dedicated access to that short code in that country.

Dedicated short codes usually allow 2-way SMS. You can send and receive SMS with a dedicated short code.

Which countries does Nexmo have short codes in?
Nexmo has short codes in the following countries:
Country International Reach Dedicated Lead Times Availability Notes
Canada No Dedicated 6-8 weeks On Request Only  
France No Dedicated 8-10 weeks On Request Only Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info.
Japan No Dedicated 8-10 weeks On Request Only Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info.
Kenya No Dedicated 3 months On Request Only Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info
Malaysia No Dedicated 3 months On Request Only Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info.
New Zealand No Dedicated 6-9 weeks On Request Only Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info.
Pakistan No Dedicated 8-12 weeks On Request only Available on a case by case basis. Minimum commitments apply. Contact Sales/Support for more info.
United States No Dedicated 8-12 weeks On Request Only  
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