Nepal: SMS Features and Restrictions

Sender ID:

Nepal Telecom (42901) : Dynamic Sender ID is supported

Smart (42904) : Dynamic Alpha Sender IDs are supported but Numeric Sender ID will be changed to generic sender such as "InfoSMS" or other randomised Alpha Sender to ensure delivery

Nepal Ncell (42902):  All Sender IDs will be changed to generic sender such as "InfoSMS" or other randomised Alpha Sender to ensure delivery

If you wish to use your own Alphanumeric Sender ID towards Nepal Ncell (42902), please contact your account manager.


Social invites:

Please note that social invites are not allowed in Nepal. Any such traffic is blocked by the operators and may result in all of your traffic into Nepal being completely blocked.

If you are sending marketing or promotional contents, please also make sure that you have obtained the consent data from the mobile subscriber opting in to receive these contents and hold this data to be submitted to nexmo/vonage on demand in the event of a complaint for spamming. 

There are no other additional content restrictions beyond those in our Acceptable Use Policy

Other features/restrictions of note:

Delivery Receipts:
Handset delivery receipts are supported to all networks. 

Unicode is supported to all networks.

Concatenated messages:

Concatenated messages are supported to all networks. 


Global SMS Features Overview (Outbound only)

Global SMS Numbers Features Overview



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