Guides

SMS Alphanumeric Sender Support

In this page you'll learn about our current support capabilities for custom SMS sender IDs, or alphanumeric sender ID worldwide.

Countries that require you to register the desired alphanumeric sender ID prior to sending messages from this ID are marked as Pre-Registration Required. To qualify for pre-registration, all SMS sent to that country from your account must be transactional. Some examples of transactional SMS include auth codes, one-time passwords (OTP), and account alerts.
CountryAlphanumeric Sender ID Support
AfghanistanNo
AlbaniaYes
AlgeriaYes
American SamoaNo
AndorraYes
AngolaYes
AnguillaYes
Antigua & BarbudaYes
ArgentinaNo
ArmeniaYes - Pre-Registration Required
ArubaYes
AustraliaYes
AustriaYes
AzerbaijanNo
BahamasYes
BahrainYes
BangladeshNo
BarbadosYes
BelarusYes - Pre-Registration Required
BelgiumNo
BelizeNo
BeninYes
BermudaYes
BhutanYes
BoliviaYes
Bosnia and HerzegovinaYes
BotswanaYes
BrazilNo
BruneiYes
BulgariaNo
Burkina FasoYes
BurundiYes
CambodiaYes
CameroonYes
CanadaNo
Cape VerdeYes
Cayman Islands (UK)No
Central African RepublicYes
ChadYes
ChileNo
China **No
ColombiaNo
ComorosYes
Congo (Republic of the Congo)No
Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)Yes
Cook IslandsYes
Costa RicaNo
CroatiaNo
CubaYes - Pre-Registration Required
CyprusYes
Czech RepublicYes - Pre-Registration Required ***
Diego GarciaNo
DjiboutiYes
DominicaYes
Dominican RepublicNo
EcuadorNo
EgyptYes, for Etisalat Egypt - Pre-Registration Required
El SalvadorNo
Equatorial GuineaYes
EstoniaYes
Falkland IslandsYes
Faroe IslandsYes
FijiYes
FinlandYes
FranceYes
French GuianaNo
French PolynesiaYes
GabonYes
GambiaYes
GeorgiaYes
GermanyYes
GhanaYes
GibraltarYes
GreeceYes
GreenlandYes
GrenadaYes
Guadeloupe & MartiniqueYes
GuamNo
GuatemalaNo
GuernseyYes
GuineaYes
Guinea-BissauYes
GuyanaYes
HaitiYes
HondurasNo
Hong KongYes
HungaryNo
IcelandYes
IndiaYes - Pre-Registration Required
IndonesiaYes - Pre-Registration Required
IranNo
IraqNo
IrelandYes
Isle of ManYes
IsraelYes
ItalyYes
Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)Yes
JamaicaYes
JapanNumeric Pre-Registration, Limited Availability, please contact sales
JerseyYes
JordanYes - Pre-Registration Required
KazakhstanNo
KenyaYes - Pre-Registration Required
KuwaitYes - Pre-Registration Required
KyrgyzstanNo
Laos (Lao People's Democratic Republic)No
LatviaYes
LebanonYes
LesothoYes
LiberiaYes
LibyaYes
LiechtensteinYes
LithuaniaYes
LuxembourgYes
Macau (PRC)Yes
MacedoniaYes
MadagascarYes
MalawiYes
MalaysiaNo
MaldivesYes
MaliNo
MaltaYes
MartiniqueYes
MauritaniaYes
MauritiusYes
MayotteYes
MexicoNo
MoldovaYes
MonacoNo
MongoliaYes
MontenegroYes
MontserratYes
MoroccoNo
MozambiqueYes
MyanmarNo
NamibiaNo
NauruNo
NepalNo
NetherlandsYes
Netherlands AntillesYes
New CaledoniaYes
New ZealandNo
NicaraguaNo
NigerYes
NigeriaYes
NorwayYes
OmanYes - Pre-Registration Required
PakistanNo
PalestineYes, only for Jawwal Palestine - Pre-Registration Required
PanamaNo
Papua New GuineaYes
ParaguayYes
PeruNo
PhilippinesYes - Pre-Registration Required
PolandYes
PortugalYes
Puerto RicoNo
QatarYes - Pre-Registration Required
RéunionYes
RomaniaNo
RussiaYes - Pre-Registration Required
RwandaYes
SamoaYes
San MarinoYes
Sao Tome and PrincipeYes
Saudi ArabiaYes - Pre-Registration Required *
SenegalYes
SerbiaYes
SeychellesYes
Sierra LeoneYes
SingaporeYes
SlovakiaYes
SloveniaYes
Solomon IslandsYes
SomaliaYes
South AfricaNo
South KoreaNo
South SudanYes
SpainYes
Sri LankaNo
St. Kitts and NevisYes
St. LuciaYes
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesYes
SudanYes
SurinameYes
SwazilandYes
SwedenYes
SwitzerlandYes
SyriaNo
TaiwanNo
TajikistanYes
TanzaniaYes - Pre-Registration Required
ThailandYes - Pre-Registration Required
Timor-Leste (East Timor)Yes
TogoYes
TongaYes
Trinidad and TobagoYes
TunisiaYes
TurkeyYes - Pre-Registration Required
TurkmenistanYes
Turks and Caicos IslandsYes
UgandaYes
UkraineYes
United Arab EmiratesYes - Pre-Registration Required
United KingdomYes
United States of AmericaNo
UruguayNo
UzbekistanYes
VanuatuYes
VenezuelaNo
VietnamYes - Pre-Registration Required
Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)Yes
YemenNo
ZambiaYes
ZimbabweYes

* Saudi Arabia offers pre-registration options for either transactional or promotional messages.

** For messages to China, pre-registration of message body template is recommended.

*** There's a monthly fee of EUR 10.00 for Czech Republic ID pre-registration.