Egypt +20

Updated 4 months ago

  • Pre-registration of an alpha tag is required by the network Etisalat Egypt, all other networks do not require pre-registration. Please reach out to our 24/7 chat team for further information.
  • Unregistered alpha tags sent to Etisalat Egypt numbers will be replaced with the generic alpha tag 'VERIFY.'
  • Both one-way and two-way messaging are supported (Telecom Egypt does not support two-way messaging.)
  • Two-way messaging can be sent with a dedicated shortcode.

Alpha Tag Registration Requirements

  • Alpha Tag
  • Company Name
  • Company Address
  • Website URL
  • Sample message
  • Company scope of activity
  • Type of traffic (Marketing/Transactional/OTP)
  • Local or International business

Regulations and Best Practices

Forbidden content types

  • Adult
  • Alcohol & tobacco
  • Gambling
  • Medicines/drugs
  • Political
  • Religious


  • Message curfew for marketing campaigns: 21:00 - 09:00 local time (GMT + 02:00).
  • No messages are to be sent on Fridays, Saturdays, or official holidays.
  • No opt-out content is required for marketing SMS.
  • Not supported on the 2-way product.

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