Which countries support alpha tags?

Updated 3 months ago

You use alpha tags to send messages from a name or word that's closely associated with your brand. Alpha tags are a type of Sender ID. Recipients can't reply to an alpha tag. You can use alpha tags in many countries, see below for details. In some countries, alpha tags require additional registration - contact our 24/7 chat support team for help.

COUNTRY

ARE ALPHA TAGS SUPPORTED?

TIME TO REGISTER

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Afghanistan (+93)

Yes, with additional registration.

5 working days

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Albania (+355)

Yes

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Algeria (+213)

Yes, with additional registration.

5 working days

Local business only.

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Andorra (+376)

Yes

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Angola (+244)

Yes

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Anguilla (+1264)

Yes

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Antigua & Barbuda (+1268)

Yes

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Argentina (+54)

Not Supported

The forced Sender ID used is 54532.

Armenia (+374)

Yes

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Aruba (+297)

Yes

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Australia (+61)

Yes

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Austria (+43)

Yes

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Azerbaijan (+994)

Not Supported

The forced Sender ID used is SendSMS.

Bahamas (+1242)

Not Supported

Bahrain (+973)

Yes

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from Ver-SMS.

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Bangladesh (+880)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

Not supported by Bangladesh Citycell. 

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Barbados (+1246)

Yes

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Belarus (+375)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Belgium (+32)

Not Supported

Belize (+501)

Yes

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Benin (+229)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

Local businesses only.

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Bermuda (+1441)

Yes

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Bhutan (+975)

Yes

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Bolivia (+591)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

Local Businesses only.

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Bosnia & Herzegovina (+387)

Yes

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Botswana (+267)

Not Supported

Brazil (+55)

Yes, with additional registration.

95 working days

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Brunei Darussalam (+673)

Yes

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Bulgaria (+359)

Yes, with additional registration.

35 working days

Registration fee: $40 AUD (monthly fee)

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Burkina Faso (+226)

Yes

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Burundi (+257)

Yes, with additional registration.

35 working days

International businesses only.

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Cambodia (+855)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

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Cameroon (+237)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Canada (+1)

Not Supported

Cape Verde (+238)

Yes

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Cayman Islands (+1345)

Yes

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Central African Republic (+236)

Yes

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Chad (+235)

Yes

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from CLICKSEND.

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Chile (+56)

Not Supported

China (+86)

Yes, with additional registration.

10 working days

Requires dedicated number for 2-way messaging.

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Colombia (+57)

Not Supported

Messages will be overwritten to Sender ID 85137 to ensure delivery.

Comoros (+269)

Not Supported

Congo (+242)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Congo D.R. (+242)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Cook Islands (+682)

Yes

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Costa Rica (+506)

Yes, with additional registration.

5 weeks

Registration Fee: $350 AUD (once off)

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Cote d'Ivoire (+225)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

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Croatia (+385)

Yes

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Cuba (+53)

Yes, with additional registration.

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Cyprus (+357)

Yes

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Czech Republic (+420)

Yes, with additional registration.

35 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from InfoSMS.

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Denmark (+45)

Yes

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Diego Garcia (+246)

Not Supported

Djibouti (+253)

Yes

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Dominica (+1)

Yes

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Dominican Republic (+1)

Not Supported

Ecuador (+593)

Not Supported

Egypt (+20)

Yes, with additional registration.

30 working days

Please note that Telecom Egypt doesn't support 2-way message.

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from Verify.

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El Salvador (+503)

Not Supported

Equatorial Guinea (+240)

Yes

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Eritrea (+291)

Not Supported

Estonia (+372)

Yes

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Ethiopia (+251)

Yes

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Falkland Islands (+500)

Not Supported

Faroe Islands (+298)

Yes

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Fiji (+679)

Yes

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Finland (+358)

Yes

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France (+33)

Yes

Supports 2 way messaging via dedicated number.

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French Guiana (+594)

Yes

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French Polynesia (+689)

Yes

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Gabon (+241)

Yes

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Gambia (+220)

Yes

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Georgia (+995)

Yes

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from SendSMS.

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Germany (+49)

Yes

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Ghana (+233)

Not Supported

Gibraltar (+350)

Yes

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Greece (+30)

Yes

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Greenland (+299)

Yes

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Grenada (+1)

Yes

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Guadeloupe (+590)

Yes

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Guam (+1671)

Not Supported

Guatemala (+502)

Yes, with additional registration.

5 weeks

Registration Fee: $350 AUD (once off)

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Guernsey (+44)

Yes

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Guinea (+224)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

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Guinea-Bissau (+245)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

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Guyana (+592)

Yes

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Haiti (+509)

Yes, with additional registration.

35 working days

International Businesses Only.

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Honduras (+504)

Yes, with additional registration.

5 weeks

Registration Fee: $350 AUD (once off)

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Hong Kong (+852)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

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Hungary (+36)

Not Supported

Iceland (+354)

Yes

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India (+91)

Not Supported

Indonesia (+62)

Yes, with additional registration.

40 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from IDSMS.

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Iran (+98)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

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Iraq (+964)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

Local businesses only.

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Ireland (+353)

Yes

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Isle of Man (+44)

Yes

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Israel (+972)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

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Italy (+39)

Yes, with additional registration.

7 working days

International Businesses only.

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Côte d'Ivoire (+225)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

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Jamaica (+1)

Yes

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Japan (+81)

Yes

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Jersey (+44)

Yes

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Jordan (+962)

Yes, with additional registration.

10 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Kazakhstan (+7)

Yes, with additional registration.

30 working days

Monthly Fee: $100 AUD per month

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClSend.

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Kenya (+254)

Yes, with additional registration.

20 working days

Until you’ve registered an alpha tag, messages will be sent from InfoSMS.

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Kuwait (+965)

Yes, with additional registration.

25 working days

Until you’ve registered an alpha tag, messages will be sent from CSend.

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Kiribati (+686)

Yes

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Kosovo (+383)

Yes

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Kyrgyzstan (+996)

Yes

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Laos (+856)

Yes

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Latvia (+371)

Yes

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Lebanon (+961)

Yes, with additional registration.

7 working days

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Lesotho (+266)

Yes

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Liberia (+231)

Yes, with additional registration.

45 working days

International businesses only.

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Libya (+218)

Yes, with additional registration.

7 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Liechtenstein (+423)

Yes

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Lithuania (+370)

Yes

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Luxembourg (+352)

Yes

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Macau (+853)

Yes

SC are blocked.

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Macedonia (+389)

Not Supported

Madagascar (+261)

Yes

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Malawi (+265)Yes

Yes

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Malaysia (+60)

No

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Maldives (+960)

Yes

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Mali (+223)

Yes

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Malta (+356)

Yes

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Marshall Islands (+692)

Not Supported

Martinique (+596)

Yes

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Mauritania (+222)

Yes

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Mauritius (+230)

Yes, with additional registration.

20 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Mayotte (+262)

Yes

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Mexico (+52)

Not Supported

Micronesia (+691)

Yes

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Moldova (+373)

Yes

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Monaco (+377)

Not Supported

Mongolia (+976)

Yes

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Montenegro (+382)

Yes

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Montserrat (+1)

Yes

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Morocco (+212)

Yes, with additional registration.

70 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from SendSMS.

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Mozambique (+258)

Yes, with additional registration.

International businesses only.

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Myanmar (+95)

Yes, with additional registration.

4-6 weeks

2 way messaging is supported via dedicated number.

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from PINSMS.

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Namibia (+264)

Not Supported

Nauru (+674)

Yes

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from SendSMS.

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Nepal (+977)

Yes, with additional registration.

40 working days

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Netherlands (+31)

Yes

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Netherlands Antilles (+599)

Yes

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New Caledonia (+687)

Yes

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New Zealand (+64)

Not Supported

Nicaragua (+505)

Yes, with additional registration.

5 weeks

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Niger (+227)

Yes

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Nigeria (+234)

Yes, with additional registration.

50 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Norfolk Island (+672)

Yes

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Niue (+683)

Yes

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North Korea (+850)

Not Supported

Northern Mariana Islands (+1670)

Not Supported

Norway (+47)

Yes

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Oman (+968)

Yes, with additional registration.

21 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from clicksend.

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Pakistan (+92)

Yes, with additional registration.

30 working days

2 way messaging is supported via dedicated number.

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Palau (+680)

Yes

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Palestinian Territory (+970)

Not Supported

ClickSend

The forced Sender ID used is ClickSend.

Panama (+507)

Yes, with additional registration.

5 weeks

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Papua New Guinea (+675)

Yes

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Paraguay (+595)

Not Supported

Peru (+51)

Not Supported

Philippines (+63)

Yes, with additional registration.

14 working days

2 way messaging is supported via dedicated number.

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Poland (+48)

Yes, with additional registration.

21 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from SMS.

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Portugal (+351)

Yes

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Puerto Rico (+1)

Yes

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Qatar (+974)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Reunion (+262)

Yes

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Romania (+40)

Yes, with additional registration.

40 working days

Registration Fee: $700AUD (one time fee)

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from InfoSMS.

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Russia (+7)

Yes, with additional registration.

30 working days

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Rwanda (+250)

Not Supported

Messages will be overwritten to ensure delivery.

Samoa (+685)

Yes

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San Marino (+378)

No

Sao Tome & Principe (+239)

Yes

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Saudi Arabia (+966)

Yes, with additional registration.

20 working days

2 way messaging is supported via dedicated number

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Senegal (+221)

Yes, with additional registration.

10 working days

Local businesses only.

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from SendSMS.

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Serbia (+381)

Yes, with additional registration.

Local businesses only.

Numeric senders get replaced with generic alpha on some networks.

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Seychelles (+248)

Yes

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Sierra Leone (+232)

Yes, with additional registration.

SendSMS

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from SendSMS.

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Singapore (+65)

Yes, with additional registration.

2 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from Likely-SCAM.

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Slovakia (+421)

Yes, with additional registration.

40 working days

Messages will be overwritten to +421902028032 to ensure delivery.

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Slovenia (+386)

Yes

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Solomon Islands (+677)

Yes

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Somalia (+252)

Yes

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South Africa (+27)

Not Supported

South Korea (+82)

Not Supported

*Review

South Sudan (+211)

Yes, with additional registration.

40 working days

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Spain (+34)

Yes

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Sri Lanka (+94)

Yes, with additional registration.

15 working days

Until you’ve registered an alpha tag, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Saint Helena (+290)

Yes

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St Kitts & Nevis (+1869)

Yes

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St Lucia (+1758)

Yes

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St Vincent & the Grenadines (+1784)

Yes

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St Pierre & Miquelon (+508)

Yes

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Sudan (+249)

Yes, with additional registration.

50 working days

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Suriname (+597)

Not Supported

Swaziland (+268)

Not Supported

Sweden (+46)

Yes

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Switzerland (+41)

Yes

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Syria (+963)

Not Supported

Taiwan (+886)

Not Supported

Review

Tajikistan (+992)

Not Supported

The forced Sender ID used is SendSMS.

Tanzania (+255)

Yes, with additional registration.

70 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Thailand (+66)

Yes, with additional registration.

4 weeks

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Timor-Leste (+670)

Yes, with additional registration.

40 working days

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Togo (+228)

Yes

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Tokelau (+690)

Not Supported

Tonga (+676)

Yes

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Trinidad & Tobago (+1)

Yes

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Tunisia (+216)

Yes

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Turkey (+90)

Yes, with additional registration.

20 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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Turkmenistan (+993)

Not Supported

Turks & Caicos Islands (+1)

Yes

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Tuvalu (+688)

Yes

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Uganda (+256)

Yes, with additional registration.

50 working days

International businesses only.

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Ukraine (+380)

Yes

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ClickSend.

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United Arab Emirates (+971)

Yes, with additional registration.

30 working days

Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from ORDERS.

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United Kingdom (+44)

Yes

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United States (+1)

Not Supported

Uruguay (+598)

Not Supported

Uzbekistan (+998)

Yes

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Until you’ve registered a Sender ID, messages will be sent from SendSMS.

Vanuatu (+678)

Yes

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Venezuela (+58)

Not Supported

Vietnam (+84)

Yes, with additional registration.

**International Senders:

Registration Fee: $20AUD

Monthly Fee: $20AUD

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Virgin Islands British (+1)

Yes

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Virgin Islands U.S. (+1340)

Not Supported

Wallis and Futuna (+681)

Yes

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Yemen (+967)

Yes

Messages may be overwritten.

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Zambia (+260)

Yes, with additional registration.

50 working days

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Zimbabwe (+263)

Yes, with additional registration.

10 working days

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